Mike Eruzione, Miracle on Ice team to be honored at NHL game

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Thirteen members of the Miracle on Ice team, including captain Mike Eruzione, won’t be anywhere near Sochi during the Opening Ceremony on Feb. 7.

They’ll be in Glendale, Ariz., to see the Chicago Blackhawks faces the Phoenix Coyotes.

Eruzione and his 1980 U.S. Olympic champion teammates will be honored in an Olympic send-off event and ceremonial puck drop at Jobing.com Arena, the Coyotes announced Monday.

Here the players confirmed for the event:

Mike Eruzione
Neal Broten
John Harrington
Steve Janaszak
Rob McClanahan
Ken Morrow
Mike Ramsey
Buzz Schneider
Dave Silk
Eric Strobel
Bob Suter
Phil Verchota
Mark Wells

Notice that list is missing goalie Jim Craig, who is working for Russian news outlet RIA Novosti leading into and during the Sochi Olympics.

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