A fact-based story of how the U.S. Olympic hockey team beat the Soviet Union at the 1980 Lake Placid, New York Winter Olympics, then went on to win the gold medal. Written by
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This story was retold in Disney's Miracle (2004), starring Kurt Russell. See more
Near the end of the film, during the awarding of the gold medals to the U.S. team, the team members all sing the National Anthem. However, Mike Eruzione (Andrew Stevens) clearly sings "...for the land of the free", instead of the correct lyric: "o'er the land of the free". See more
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