Gordon Bombay is forced to withdraw from the minor hockey league with a knee injury. Much to his surprise, he is given the job of coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games in California. With most of the Ducks and a few new players in tow, he sets forth for LA. All appears to be going well for a while, but the hype of Hollywood starts to get to Gordon, and he is distracted when Iceland, the favourites to win the title, appear on the scene. Written by
Liz Jordan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
First they played for respect, now they're playing against the World!
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Did You Know?
The scene after the first game with Iceland where Coach Bombay makes the team do sprints is based on Herb Brooks' 1980 US Olympic team when they tied the Norwegian national team in an exhibition game. The team skated for about an hour even though the rink manager had turned the lights off. See more
A few players throughout the movie are shown shooting ambidextrously: meaning they shoot both right-side and left-side. Unlike switch-hitters in baseball hockey players either shoot left-side or right-side, but never both. See more
Hey, is that a tattoo? Is it real?
Get away from me.
The cast is at a camping trip and sings "We Are The Champions" See more
ROCK AND ROLL (PART TWO)
Written by Mike Leander
(as Michael Leander) and Gary Glitter
Performed by Gary Glitter
Courtesy of Laurence Myers Ltd. See more