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Mike Eruzione

Full name: Michael Anthony "Mike" Eruzione
Nickname(s): Rizzo
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: October 25, 1954 in Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Boston University Terriers, Boston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

The captain of the 1980 hockey team, Mike Eruzione is the man who scored the goal that beat the Russians. Eruzione came to the 1980 team from the Toledo Goaldiggers of the International Hockey League, a team he joined after playing four years at Boston University. While at BU, he played on four ECAC champions and later, with the Goaldiggers, he was the IHL American Rookie of the Year. Eruzione captained the 1980 US ice hockey team, but after the Olympics, retired from hockey and never played in the NHL. He became a television analyst and motivational speaker. In 2002, he lit the Olympic Flame at the Opening Ceremony, accompanied by his 1980 hockey teammates.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 1 1980-02-12 3 2 2
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #1 1 1980-02-22 USA 4, URS 3 1 0 0
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #3 1 1980-02-24 USA 4, FIN 2 0 0 0
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #3 1T 1980-02-12 USA 2, SWE 2 0 0 2
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #6 1 1980-02-14 USA 7, TCH 3 1 0 0
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #8 1 1980-02-16 USA 5, NOR 1 1 0 0
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #12 1 1980-02-18 USA 7, ROU 2 0 1 0
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #15 1 1980-02-20 USA 4, FRG 2 0 1 0
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