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Category:

Hockey, Olympic Athletes

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James Craig is most known for being the goaltender for the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal at the Lake Placid Winter Games.

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Massachusetts

Fee Range:

$20,001 - $30,000

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James Craig is most known for being the goaltender for the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal at the Lake Placid Winter Games. Craig had a standout Olympic tournament. In the Olympic semifinal game against the heavily favored Soviet Union, Craig stopped 36 of 39 shots on goal as the U.S. beat the Soviets, 4-3, in what is widely considered one of the greatest upsets in sports history. Two days later, the U.S. defeated Finland, 4-2, in the Olympic final and captured Olympic gold. Craig went on to play professionally in the NHL, where he started for the Atlanta Flames, Boston Bruins, and Minnesota North Stars between 1980 and 1983. Craig is also a popular motivational speaker.
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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 ... read more

Mike Eruzione, Jim Craig, ‘Miracle on Ice’ Members Reunite

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — To mark the 35-year anniversary of the 1980 Olympic “Miracle on Ice,” Olympic gold medalists, Mike Eruzione, captain, and Jim Craig, goalie, were among the living members of the U.S. 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey squad who reunited on Sunday, Feb 22, 2015 for the “Relive the Miracle” re ... read more

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