USA Hockey, Olympics
- Served as Captain of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team that defeated the Soviet Union in the famous “Miracle on Ice” game
- Scored the game-winning goal against the Soviets and helped lead the Americans past Finland in the gold medal game
- Played collegiately at Boston University and was inducted into the B.U. Athletic Hall of Fame
- Worked as a broadcaster for the Madison Square Garden Communications Network covering the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils and also worked for
ABC covering the Winter and Summer Olympics
- Currently works as the Director of Development for Boston University Athletics
Mike Eruzione scored the game-winning goal for the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team in the famed “Miracle on Ice” game. He was named captain by legendary coach Herb Brooks and led the Americans to one of the greatest upsets in sports history over the perennial Olympic Champions, the Soviet Union. The U.S. went on to defeat Finland in the gold medal game and the team’s story was immortalized in the Disney movie Miracle.
Mike played collegiately at Boston University under renowned head coach Jack Parker. He served as captain during his senior season and finished his career as the second-leading scorer in school history. He was also known as a quality defensive forward and was later inducted into the B.U. Athletic Hall of Fame.
After the 1980 Olympics, Mike worked as a broadcaster covering the NHL and the Olympics. He worked as a commentator for the Madison Square Garden Communications Network’s coverage of the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils. He also covered the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics for ABC Sports. He currently works as the Director of Development for Boston University Athletics.
Speaking Engagement$25,000 - $35,000Looking for a dynamic speaker for your next big event? Mike will speak at your gathering and inspire your group with stories from his Olympic run with the famous USA Men's Hockey Team.
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Sport Hockey League Olympics Position Left Wing College Boston University