PG | | Biography, Drama, History
Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Kurt Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.
Defenseman Bob Suter passed away from a heart attack on September 9, 2014 at the Capitol Ice Arena in Middleton, Wisconsin, a suburb of his hometown of Madison. He is the first and as of 2016 the only one of the team players to have passed away. The... ...
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Mark Pavelich: Mark Pavelich.
Herb Brooks: Who do you play for?
Mark Pavelich: UMD Bulldogs.
Throughout the movie, various goaltenders - especially Craig and Tretiak - are shown wearing Tuuk-style blades on their skates. Tuuks for goalie skates were not developed until the mid- to late-80s. In the era of kick saves, plastic blade holders were thought to be too risky for goalie skates.
During the closing credits of the film, each actor is shown on screen with the name of the player he portrayed along with a "where are they now" update.
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