🇺🇸 🇷🇺 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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🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
Olympic Medal Round
Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 Women’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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🇺🇸 🇫🇮 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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🇺🇸 United States 4-2 Finland 🇫🇮
Olympic Medal Round
Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 – 🇺🇸 United States 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 09 Aug 2014

🇺🇸 United States 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿
National Junior Evaluation Camp
Olympic Center, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Saturday, 09 August 2014

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:13 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Milano, roughing
10:13 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Mašín, roughing
10:51 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Motte (Collins, Butcher)
11:09 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Downing, roughing
18:56 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Carlo, interference
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 9-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 07 Aug 2014

🇺🇸 United States 9-1 Finland 🇫🇮
National Junior Evaluation Camp
Olympic Center, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Thursday, 07 August 2014

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:07 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Hayden, holding
05:04 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Tuch (Eichel, Milano)
17:22 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Motte (Eichel, Tuch)
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-3 Finland 🇫🇮 – 09 Nov 2013

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🇨🇦 Canada 6-3 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup Gold Medal Game
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 08 Nov 2013

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🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 United States 🇺🇸 – 06 Nov 2013

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🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 United States 🇺🇸
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 women’s hockey tournament.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 05 Nov 2013

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🇨🇦 Canada 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Tuesday, 05 November 2013

Canada’s women’s hockey team didn’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 – 🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Canada 🇨🇦 – 10 Aug 2013

🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Canada 🇨🇦
National Junior Evaluation Camp
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 – 🇨🇦 Canada 7-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 08 Aug 2013

🇨🇦 Canada 7-3 Sweden 🇸🇪
National Junior Evaluation Camp
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 – 🇸🇪 Sweden 4-0 United States 🇺🇸 – 07 Aug 2013

🇸🇪 Sweden 4-0 United States 🇺🇸
National Junior Evaluation Camp
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 – 🇸🇪 Sweden 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 09 Nov 2008

🇸🇪 Sweden 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup Bronze Medal Game
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Sunday, 09 November 2008

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:52 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Kovalainen, hooking
13:14 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Tarvainen, interference
15:06 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Holmlöv, body checking
19:35 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Asserholt, interference
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 2-1 Canada 🇨🇦 (OT) – 07 Nov 2008

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🇸🇪 Sweden 2-1 Canada 🇨🇦 (OT)
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1932 Jack Shea Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Friday, 07 November 2008

Sweden made history on Friday night in Lake Placid, scoring its first ever victory over Canada in women’s hockey, a 2-1 overtime thriller. The game had no bearing on Canada’s spot in the final at the 4 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 – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 United States 🇺🇸 – 06 Nov 2008

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🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 United States 🇺🇸
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
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 4 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 Canada’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 – 🇨🇦 Canada 2-1 United States 🇺🇸 – 14 Nov 2004

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🇨🇦 Canada 2-1 United States 🇺🇸
Four Nations Cup Gold Medal Game
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Sunday, 14 November 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:15 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Kingsbury, body checking
06:46 – 🇺🇸 PEN – King, interference
07:56 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – Hefford (Pounder)
08:53 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Dupuis, holding
11:40 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Goyette, roughing
12:06 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Engstrom, holding
14:12 – 🇨🇦 PEN – MacLeod, tripping
19:43 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Apps, interference
19:54 – 🇺🇸 PP GOAL – Darwitz (Stephens)
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 13 Nov 2004

🇨🇦 Canada 4-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Saturday, 13 November 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:31 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Bredin (Kingsbury, Pounder)

10:04 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Vaillancourt (Goyette)
12:19 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Holmes, tripping
17:20 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Antal, hooking
17:30 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Tuominen, interference
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 3-2 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 10 Nov 2004

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🇨🇦 Canada 3-2 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Wednesday, 10 November 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:23 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Holst, cross checking
06:59 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Pounder, holding
09:47 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Wickenheiser (Hefford, Sostorics)
18:34 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Bredin, roughing
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