Striking Silver: The Untold Story of America's Forgotten Hockey Team

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Sports Publishing LLC, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 234 pages
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The accomplishment of the United States Olympic Hockey team during the 1972 Olympic Winter Games has seemingly been one of hockey's most well-kept secrets in this country. This is the story of Striking Silver and its members, which included schoolboy heroes and college All-Americans as well as those plucked from the jungles of Vietnam: Ahearn, Bader, Boucha, Brown, Christiansen, Curran, Ftorek, Howe, Irving, McElmury, McGlynn, McIntosh, Mellor, Naslund, Olds, Regan, Sanders, Sarner, Sheehy, and Sears ? the Silver Medalwinning 1972 United States Olympic Hockey team.
  

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User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

This story reminded me of why I started watching the Olympics in the first place. Sacrifice, self awareness and finding a way to do the impossible - not the pursuit of big endorsement dollars or a Hollywood audition. Well done. Read full review

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Contents

The Team
1
Vietnam
15
Cold War Melting
33
Let the Games Begin
47
Gut Czech
95
New Math
149
Winning Silver
189
1960 to 1972 to 1980
195
A Medal for Murray
203
Appendix
207
Index
227
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About the author (2006)

Tom Caraccioli is the president of Lions Roar, LLC, a communications and public relations firm, and a former executive for NBC and USA networks. Jerry Caraccioli is a television network executive in the CBS sports division. They are the coauthors of "Striking Silver: The Untold Story of America's Forgotten Hockey Team,"

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