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Team USA Gains Gold Medal Game

Americans will play for elusive medal on anniversary of Squaw Valley triumph

(Newser) - The torment began almost immediately. The shot by Ryan Malone of the US into a wide-open net left Finland goalie Miikka Kiprusoff staring at the ceiling and shaking his head. What happened next in today's semifinal jolted Canada Hockey Place: The Americans scored four times on Kiprusoff in a six-goal... More »

'Screw' Those Soviet Hockey Players: Kid

Pint-sized coach recites Kurt Russell's speech from Miracle

(Newser) - What’s more inspiring than watching Kurt Russell speak the words of legendary hockey coach Herb Brooks to the 1980 men’s Olympic team before they played—and beat—the Russians in the film Miracle? Try the same words coming from a 5-year-old. Well, maybe it’s just cuter, but... More »

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