๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ IHLC Classics: The Miracle On Ice

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of perhaps the most historic game in international hockey, “The Miracle on Ice.”

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 4-3 Soviet Union ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Olympic Medalย Round
Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Friday, 22 February 1980

The Olympic Fieldhouse in Lake Placid, New York, hardly seemed like the place where hockey history could be made, but on one afternoon in 1980, the greatest moment in international hockey took place. It was a moment that transformed the game in one country and, over time, around the world.

It was a moment that came to define Olympic success. It was a moment that came to inspire dreams. After 22 February 1980, anything was possible.
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2020 Womenโ€™s World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, which hopes to bring as much drama and excitement as the last year’s tournament in Finland did.
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ IHLC Classics: The Impossible Dream Comes True

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, to celebrate Independence Day in the United States, we feature the finale of the 1980 Lake Placid Games, Team USA’s post-Miracle victory to clinch Olympic Gold on home ice.

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 4-2ย Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Olympic Medalย Round
Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sunday, 24 February 1980

It was a Sunday morning 30 years ago today.

You didn’t have to be a hockey fan to want to tune your television set to ABC at 11 a.m. You didn’t even have to be a sports fan, for that matter. If you were an American who wanted to see something magical and inspiring, you made an appointment with your TV that morning because you knew that the greatest of all underdogs had a chance to do something remarkable in the tiny village of Lake Placid, NY.
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2017 Women’s Worlds Awarded To Plymouth, Michigan

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Today the USA Hockey Arena, an arena in Plymouth, Michigan that was recently purchased by USA Hockey to house their National Development Team, announced that the 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championships would be held at the arena, tentatively set for 1-8 April 2017.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 3-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 09 Aug 2014

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United Statesย 3-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
National Junior Evaluation Camp
Olympic Center, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Saturday, 09 August 2014

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:13 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Milano, roughing
10:13 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Maลกรญn, roughing
10:51 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Motte (Collins, Butcher)
11:09 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Downing, roughing
18:56 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Carlo, interference
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 9-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 07 Aug 2014

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United Statesย 9-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
National Junior Evaluation Camp
Olympic Center, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Thursday, 07 August 2014

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:07 –ย ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Hayden, holding
05:04 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Tuch (Eichel, Milano)
17:22 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Motte (Eichel, Tuch)
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 6-3 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 09 Nov 2013

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 6-3ย Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Four Nations Cupย Gold Medal Game
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Saturday, 09 November 2013

Jenelle Kohanchuk saw an opportunity, so she made the best of it at just the right time.

Kohanchuk scored twice as Canada’s women’s hockey team defeated Finland 6-3 on Saturday for the Gold medal at Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 08 Nov 2013

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Four Nations Cupย Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Friday, 08 November 2013

Jayna Hefford scored the winning goal Friday as Canada survived a scare with a 4-3 win over Sweden at the Four Nations women’s hockey tournament.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 06 Nov 2013

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Four Nations Cupย Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Natalie Spooner broke a tie on a 5-on-3 power play with 3:30 left and Canada beat the United States 4-2 on Wednesday night in the Four Nations Cup womenโ€™s hockey tournament.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 05 Nov 2013

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Tuesday, 05 November 2013

Canadaโ€™s womenโ€™s hockey team didnโ€™t play its best game in its Four Nations Cup opener, but it was enough to beat Finland 3-1.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 5-1 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ – 10 Aug 2013

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 5-1 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
National Junior Evaluation Camp
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Saturday, 10 August 2013

Quentin Shore tallied two goals and an assist to help Team USA to a 5-1 victory over Canada today at 1980 Herb Brooks Arena. The U.S. tallied three power-play goals and a shorthanded goal in its final game of the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 7-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 08 Aug 2013

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 7-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
National Junior Evaluation Camp
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Thursday, 08 August 2013

Kerby Rychel had a pair of goals, including the game winner, as Canada defeated Sweden 7-3 Thursday in a junior hockey exhibition game.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 4-0 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 07 Aug 2013

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 4-0 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
National Junior Evaluation Camp
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Wednesday, 07 August 2013

Team USA lost to Sweden 4-0 here today at 1980 Herb Brooks Arena at the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 09 Nov 2008

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Four Nations Cupย Bronze Medal Game
1980 Herb Brooksย Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sunday, 09 November 2008

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:52 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎย PEN – Kovalainen, hooking
13:14 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎย PEN – Tarvainen, interference
15:06 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Holmlรถv, body checking
19:35 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Asserholt, interference
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 2-1 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (OT) – 07 Nov 2008

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 2-1 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย (OT)
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1932 Jack Shea Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Friday, 07 November 2008

Sweden made history on Friday night in Lake Placid, scoring its first ever victory over Canada in womenโ€™s hockey, a 2-1 overtime thriller. The game had no bearing on Canadaโ€™s spot in the final at the Four Nations Cup, a spot that it secured on the strength of a 4-2 win over the U.S. on Thursday.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 06 Nov 2008

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooksย Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Thursday, 06 November 2008

Team captain Hayley Wickenheiser led a three-goal third period for Team Canada, as Canada skated to a 4-2 win over USA on Thursday night at the Four Nations Cup in Lake Placid, NY. Wickenheiser, with two, and Sarah Vaillancourt scored for Canada in the third period, ensuring the win for Canada. It marked Canadaโ€™s first win in three games against their longtime rivals, having lost twice to the U.S. at the 2008 IIHF World Championship, in the round robin and then in the championship game.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 2-1 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 14 Nov 2004

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 2-1ย United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Four Nations Cupย Gold Medal Game
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sunday, 14 November 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:15 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Kingsbury, body checking
06:46 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – King, interference
07:56 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Hefford (Pounder)
08:53 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Dupuis, holding
11:40 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Goyette, roughing
12:06 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Engstrom, holding
14:12 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – MacLeod, tripping
19:43 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Apps, interference
19:54 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PP GOAL – Darwitz (Stephens)
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 13 Nov 2004

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Canada 4-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Four Nations Cupย Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Saturday, 13 November 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:31 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Bredin (Kingsbury, Pounder)

10:04 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Vaillancourt (Goyette)
12:19 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Holmes, tripping
17:20 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Antal, hooking
17:30 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎย PEN – Tuominen, interference
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 10 Nov 2004

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Four Nations Cupย Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Wednesday, 10 November 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:23 –ย ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Holst, cross checking
06:59 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Pounder, holding
09:47 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Wickenheiser (Hefford, Sostorics)
18:34 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Bredin, roughing
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