Craig Janney was 12 years old when the United States played the Soviet Union in the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics. He lived four hours south in Enfield, Connecticut, but felt so far away watching on television in the kitchen of a little house on Overhill Road.
Until those American college kids threw a wrench into the Red Machine.
"Do you believe in miracles?" Al Michaels asked as the final seconds ticked off the clock. "Yes!"
The United States won 4-3. Janney and his dad ran outside to celebrate, banging pots and pans in a cacophony of joy.
"I don't think anyone else in the neighborhood really knew, but we didn't [care]," Janney said, laughing. "We were so excited."