VIDEO: ‘Miracle On Ice’ Goaltender Auctions Off Olympic Gold Medal, American Flag
By FOX NEWS // May 19, 2016
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(FOX NEWS) – The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics is on the auction block.
The flag is one of 19 items in ”The Jim Craig `Miracle on Ice’ Collection,” which also includes Craig’s Olympic gold medal, the jersey he wore against the vaunted Soviet Union and in the gold-medal win against Finland.
Also included are the only mask Craig wore during the Winter Games, his skates and goalie equipment, and the goalie sticks from the games against the Soviets and Finland.
Asking price for the collection is $5.7 million. The items are on display through Sunday at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.