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There are 6 comments on Mike Eruzione and the Making of a Miracle

  1. I’m sure you decided to feature him before you knew he was going on stage at a Trump rally wearing a MAGA hat? You’d be much better served to feature AOC.

    1. Way to go, Mike, no matter who you may or may not support politically, I like many others thank you and your teammates for what you did for BU, for hockey, and for the United States!

  2. This story is what America is about. My dad drove the charter bus all the players rode on at one point during the games and signed the program he had. He said of all the teams he drove, the hockey guys were the best. Thanks for all your hard work and bringing home the gold.

  3. Dear Hockey Friends,

    My Uncle, Taffy Abel 1900-1964, was Captain of the USA Hockey Team at the 1st ever Winter Olympics in 1924. Team USA took the Silver.

    Canada (essentially the Toronto Granite semi pro team) took the Gold with a score of 6 to 1. Many on team USA were from Boston. I have film of the game and it was a brutal game … “An Almost Miracle On Ice”

    This was a game that brought the attention of Hockey to the American public.

    My Uncle went on to play in the NHL and helped win 2 Stanley Cups. New York Rangers and Chicago Black Hawks,

    Clarence John Abel was a poor Native American (Sault Tribe of Chippewas) and the first such in the NHL. However, the NHL has failed to recognize him and his Native American heritage. Almost like the MLB not recognizing Jackie Robinson in 1947 or today.

    I hope some courageous people in the Hockey World and Hockey Sports Writers will bring recognition and racial justice for Taffy Abel. He was a great man and a great Uncle.

    My congratulations to Mike on his new book,

    George Jones – Age 71

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