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The Skinny on The Openers

"The Skinny" … on the Openers By Eric Hornick The NHL released the schedule for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday.  It'...

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

It was 28 years ago...

Friday that the United States hockey team made us all "believe in miracles"

Al Michaels of course had the most famous call, on US television. Don Chevrier, who recently passed away had the ABC radio call.

It turns out there was a third call in the US -- but unless you've seen it on YouTube, you've never heard it.

Give yourself 10 minutes and enjoy this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fztlLwgSFCg

You can also enjoy this interview with Curt Chaplin, who called the game here:

http://fangsbites.blogspot.com/2008/02/interview-with-curt-chaplin.html



Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick. Eric has worked the Stanley Cup Finals four times, and celebrated his 26th anniversary as the statistician on Islander home telecasts on January 21, 2008.

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