The most famous hockey game ever wasn't for the gold, but it still ranks at the top. The Russian team was filled with hard-bitten Red Army veterans who dominated the sport, while the U.S. squad was a ragtag collection of college kids. The game wasn't even shown live, but after Mike Eruzione gave the U.S. a 4-3 triumph, the Miracle on Ice became the greatest upset in the history of sports.
Credit: Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
Gear of the Year
102 of the Best Tools, Toys & Tech
Plus: The Woman Who Bails Out the NFL's Bad Boys
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Joby Ogwyn: The Man Who Fell to Earth
Life Advice from John Cleese
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.