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USA's Granato takes anonymous squad on Olympic mission

February 13, 2018 1:56 AM
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - U.S. men’s hockey coach Tony Granato has come to the Pyeongchang Olympics with about the most anonymous group of players imaginable for a mission to win America’s first hockey gold medal since 1980.

After all, who knew anything about Team USA goalie Jim Craig or goal scorers Mark Johnson, Buzz Schneider and Mike Eruzione before they pulled off the most improbable upset in U.S. hockey history? Certainly not Granato, who recalls being a 15-year-old kid watching the so-called “Miracle on Ice” game...

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