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1980 Olympic Hockey: Team USA Roster


LAKE PLACID, NY - FEB 22: Team USA celebrates their 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union in the semi-final Men's Ice Hockey event at the Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, New York on February 22, 1980. The game was dubbed 'the Miracle on Ice'. The USA went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland 4-2 in the gold medal game.
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Here are the young Americans behind the Miracle on Ice: the 1980 Olympic hockey team.

Players are listed by name, age in 1980, and hometown, with college in brackets.


  • Jim Craig, 21
    North Easton, MA (Boston U)
  • Steve Janaszak, 22
    Saint Paul, MN (Minnesota)


  • Bill Baker, 22
    Grand Rapids, MN (Minnesota)
  • Dave Christian, 20
    Warroad, MN (North Dakota)
  • Ken Morrow, 22
    Flint, MI (Bowling Green)
  • Jack O'Callahan, 22
    Charlestown, MA (Boston U)
  • Mike Ramsey, 19
    Minneapolis, MN (Minnesota)
  • Bob Suter, 22
    Madison, WI (Wisconsin)


  • Neal Broten, 20
    Roseau, MN (Minnesota)
  • Steve Christoff, 21
    Richfield, MN (Minnesota)
  • Mike Eruzione, 25 (Captain)
    Winthrop, MA (Boston U)
  • John Harrington, 22
    Virginia, MN (Minnesota-Duluth)
  • Mark Johnson, 21
    Madison, WI (Wisconsin)
  • Rob McClanahan, 22
    Saint Paul, MN (Minnesota)
  • Mark Pavelich, 21
    Eveleth, MN (Minnesota-Duluth)
  • Buzz Schneider, 25
    Babbitt, MN (Minnesota)
  • Dave Silk, 21
    Scituate, MA (Boston U)
  • Eric Strobel, 21
    Rochester, MN (Minnesota)
  • Phil Verchota, 22
    Duluth, MN (Minnesota)
  • Mark Wells 21,
    St. Clair Shores, MI (Bowling Green)
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