United States national team
Flag USA
American flag
League Winter Olympics
Home arena Olympic Center
Home city Lake Placid
Colors Red, White, Blue
Coach(s) Herb Brooks
Craig Patrick
Appearances Miracle

The 1980 U.S. Olympic team was the United States national hockey team, made up of college players and coached by Herb Brooks, that won the gold medal in the XIII Olympic Winter Games in 1980. The team was portrayed in the 2004 film Miracle.


The underdog U.S. Olympic team surprised everyone by defeating the Soviet Union national team, as well as others, to win the gold medal in 1980.


Front Office and othersEdit

Behind the ScenesEdit

The 1980 U.S. team defeated the Soviet team at Olympic Center on February 22, 1980.