Happy Anniversary


“There’s a lot of people in this building who do not know the difference between a blue line and a clothesline. It’s irrelevant. It doesn’t matter because what we have, have had, is the rarest of sporting events. An event that needs no buildup, no superfluous adjectives. In a political or nationalistic sense, I’m sure this game is being viewed with varying perspectives but manifestly it is a hockey game. The United States and the Soviet Union on a sheet of ice in Lake Placid, New York.”

– Al Michaels

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3 Responses to Happy Anniversary

  1. fiyah says:

    on a sadder note….looks like dutch lost his marbles. http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/5340822

  2. Jenks says:

    Reading that passage gave me chills. In my mind the best overall intro to a game ever. I wish I wasn’t shitting in my diapers with my thumb in my mouth when it was said

  3. raz says:

    Dutch has definately lost it. We’re not supposed to tell anyone when the mothership is comin’ back.

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