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Final Minute of the "Miracle on Ice"
On February 22, 1980, the United States Olympic hockey team pulled off one of the greatest upsets in sports history, defeating the Soviet Union, 4-3. Back in 2005, ESPN replayed this game and the gold medal game against Finland as part of the 25th anniversary of these Olympics. Everyone has their own story to tell about where they were or what they were doing during this game. I encourage all of you to tell your story or stories below. Now, because I was born in 1994, I don't have a story to tell, but I will tell you my father's story. He had the flu and wasn't really feeling well, so he didn't watch the game. In fact, he even asked his roommate to turn the volume down on the TV. Al Michaels and Ken Dryden on the call. Courtesy: ABC/ESPN MILESTONES: --------------------- 100,000 views: Sunday, May 1, 2011 130,000 views: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 140,000 views: Early September, 2011 (141K as of 9/7/2011) 150,000 views: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 170,000 views: Monday, November 7, 2011 180,000 views: Friday, November 25, 2011 200,000 views: Sunday, January 1, 2012 260,000 views: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 (32 years to the day) 300,000 views: Thursday, February 23, 2012 600,000 views: Friday, February 22, 2013
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