American Olympic team looks for slice of hockey history, 34 years after the Miracle on Ice

  • by: GREG BEACHAM , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 10, 2014 - 4:00 PM

SOCHI, Russia — David Backes realizes every U.S. Olympic hockey team inevitably ends up in the vast shadow of the 1980 Miracle on Ice squad, which stunned the Soviet Union and eventually won gold in Lake Placid.

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