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Phil Verchota of Bemidji says the gold medal he earned with the 1980 Olympic men's hockey team remains special 30 years later. Pioneer Photo/Eric Stromgren

Another Olympics miracle? Verchota, Baker keeping eyes on U.S. hockey team

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When the United States men's hockey team defeated heavily favored Canada 5-3 in Olympic pool play Sunday night, the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" gold medal team was put back into the spotlight with comparisons from national media and casual observers.

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Phil Verchota and Bill Baker were teammates on that 1980 squad, and both agreed the Americans played well.

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