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On this date: 'Miracle on Ice'

On Feb. 22, 1980, the United States men's hockey team, made up exclusively of amateur players, stunned the defending gold medalist Soviet Union team at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

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Julien hopes win will give Canadiens confidence boost.

Canadiens coach Claude Julien praises Carey Price's performance against the Rangers and says he is looking to tighten up the team's defense going forward.

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Melrose says Kings need help ahead of trade deadline.

Barry Melrose explains why the Kings need to add someone who can score to help out Jeff Carter if Los Angeles hopes to make a run in the postseason.

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Blues' Tarasenko surprises 11-year-old fan.

Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko surprises 11-year-old fan Ariana Dougan with a trip for her birthday to go on the team's charter flight for St. Louis' games against Arizona and Colorado.

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Albom remembers Mike Ilitch's legacy.

Mitch Albom pays tribute to Detroit's own Mike Ilitch, remembering his impact as an owner on the city and on both the Tigers and Red Wings.

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Is Nyquist's six-game suspension too lenient?

The Around the Horn panel all agree that Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist should have received a heftier suspension than six games.

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The greatest mullets in sports history.

As hockey great Jaromir Jagr turns 45, take a look back at his signature hairstyle and a few other sports figures brave enough to wear the mullet.

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On This Date: Feb. 22, 1980

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  • Reliving the 'Miracle on Ice'

    Thirty-five years after the United States' stunning upset over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics, every living member of the U.S. squad reunited in Lake Placid, N.Y., to relive the game known as the "Miracle On Ice."

NHL Trade Tracker

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  • NHL Trade Tracker

    A look at all recent deals in the NHL, including every official trade made so far during the 2016-17 season.

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    ESPN's weekly take on the NHL featuring experts Scott Burnside, Craig Custance, Pierre LeBrun and Joe McDonald.

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