preview

Miracle On Ice A Miracle Essay

explanatory Essay
744 words
744 words
bookmark

Miracles. An event that happens that cannot scientifically and logically be explained. Miracles tend to happen in the most unexpected ways. Even though many people tend to not believe in miracles, for different reasons, I, however, believe that miracles happen every day to different people all over the world. Miracle on Ice was truly and definitely a miracle. How is it possible for a group of college kids to overcome the challenge of beating a full, grown, experienced, USSR team? It’s not. It’s a miracle. It was a cold morning, on February 22, !980. Two teams meet at Lake Placid Olympic region to decide who would advance to the finals. The U.S. team was one of those two. The United States hockey team was seeded seventh out of the total …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that miracles happen every day to different people all over the world. miracle on ice was truly and definitely a miracle.
  • Explains that the u.s. hockey team was seeded seventh out of the total twelve teams that qualified for the 1980 olympic games.
  • Explains that jimmy craig was the goalie who led the team to its amazing victory.
  • Explains that jimmy craig was star goalie of boston university before he came to the u.s. men's hockey team. he led both teams to shocking victories and close calls.
  • Describes mike eruzione as the "leader of the 1980 olympics" because he was the one that scored the winning goal.
  • Explains that miracle on ice gave the world hope in a series of dark events. the cold war had just started and countries were anticipating who would make the first move.
  • Opines that the best call was deciding to put in mark johnson in the end of the first quarter to tie the game at three to three.
  • Opines that herb brooks never gave up hope on these young men and had faith in them throughout the whole olympics.
  • Opines that miracle on ice is the most miraculous event in american history. they hope that our generation grows up to accomplish as much success as this team did.

hockey team. He wasan incredible teammate and outstanding player. He scored most of their goals leading up to this point. When his team needed him mo6st, he came through. Mike eruzione will forever be known as the “leader of the 1980 olympics” because he was the one that scored the winning goal. With ten minutes left on the clock, Mike Eruzione prevailed and helped his team. Miracle on Ice was an outstanding accomplishment because a new found feeling of hope was generated from this event. Miracle on Ice gave the world light in a series of dark events. The Cold War had just started and countries were anticipating who would make the first move. The United States was going through a series of events on our soil. The economy was struggling. Interests prices rapidly increased and gas prices went through the roof.

Since the United States isn’t very powerful in the field of hockey, this event is merely celebrated throughout the country. If the tiniest things hadn’t of went our way, the ending would be a completely different story. The best call was deciding to put in Mark Johnson in the end of the first quarter. Not only did he play incredibly, but he scored the goal to tie the game at three to three. The coach of this team is Herb

Get Access