A 35th anniversary celebration of the 1980 U.S. Men’s Hockey Team
in Lake Placid brings back memories of a milestone moment. Players share their memories from the Games – noticing that many more people than the 9,000 the stadium held said they were there.
Heritage Auctions pulled out some big pieces of memorabilia in its Platinum Night auction in New York, with several millions in sales. Leading the way was Lou Gehrig, Mike Eruzione’s collection of game-used items from the 1980 Winter Olympics and a memorable bloody sock.
The Miracle on Ice Collection will include 22 items, including the jerseys Eurzione wore against the Soviet Union and the gold medal game, the stick he used to score the winning goal against the Soviets and the gloves he wore throughout the 1980 Olympics.
The big-ticket items just keep coming in the hobby, with the latest news coming form Heritage regarding the sale of the Miracle on Ice Collection of Mike Eruzione. This includes the jersey and stick Eruzione used in the 1980 classic against the Soviets.