It’s easy to believe
in a miracle
when you understand
its origin...

1972 U.S. Olympic Head Coach Murray Williamson and Team Captain Keith "Huffer" Christiansen. USA Hockey lost the legendary captain on Nov. 5, 2018 after a battle with lung cancer. Williamson honored his friend and the captain with these words: "He wasn't big by any means but his heart was huge. He was the captain, the leader and the catalyst behind a band of brothers that accomplished their dream of an Olympic medal. He will be sorely missed by all who were fortunate to know him or watch him play..."

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“Striking Silver was one of the most overlooked books in 2006-07. It is truly worth a read. It's not totally about hockey, but about working hard and having dreams come true.”
– Joe Pelletier,
“...It's nice to know their accomplishment in Sapporo will be forever remembered.”
– Mike Eruzione, Captain, 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
“No longer untold, Striking Silver shines with both heart and soul. It's the story we've been waiting for.”
– Lesley Visser, CBS Sportscaster
“Striking Silver offers a fascinating portrait of one of the great, untold success stories in American hockey...”
– E.M. Swift, Sports Illustrated

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