Legendary 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Goalie Jim Craig was Keynote Speaker at LifePath Benefit Luncheon


FOGELSVILLE, PA – Legendary 1980 U.S. Olympic “Miracle On Ice” hockey team goalie Jim Craig was the keynote speaker at the 19th Annual LifePath Thanksgiving Benefit and Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The event was hosted by LifePath and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and was held at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Fogelsville, 7736 Adrienne Dr, Breinigsville, PA 18031 Source: The Morning Call

According to The Morning Call article, the event raised $184,000 to benefit adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities in seven Eastern Pennsylvania counties:

“LifePath serves 1,400 adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities in 100 group homes and three day-program centers in seven Eastern Pennsylvania counties.”

Jim Craig played goaltender in the NHL for the Atlanta Flames, Boston Bruins, and Minnesota North Stars between 1980 and 1983 in 30 regular season games. Craig was also the goalie for the 1980 “Miracle On Ice” U.S. Olympic hockey team when the United States defeated the favored team from the Soviet Union. Jim Craig was drafted by the Atlanta Flames as the 72nd pick in 1977. Craig joined the Flames shortly after the Olympics and won his first game as an NHL professional. He served as the Bruins’ backup goaltender during the 1980-81 regular season. In 1983 he played again for the United States in the 1983 IIHF Pool B tournament. Craig was named goaltender of the tournament and the Minnesota North Stars promptly signed him to a free agent contract. He would make a final three NHL appearances for the North Stars in 1984 before retiring from hockey.

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