- Category : Sports-Hockey
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 6/3 - Role Model / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Wishes 2
American athlete, a hockey player and captain of the US Olympic hockey team, AKA "the dream team." In 1980, the team made a dramatic comeback to take the gold medal at the Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. On February 22, 1980 Eruzione scored the winning goal against the Soviet Union team, which had been thought invincible. His shot advanced the team to play for the gold against Finland, and the team won that game as well. He was also advisor for film "Miracle on Ice, "(1981), which depicted the team's Olympic triumph.
Prior to being picked for the Olympic team, Eruzione attended Boston University where he was a star hockey player. He graduated in 1977. He then toured the US in national hockey leagues where his scoring record was well-noted. After the Olympic win, he became a commentator for pro hockey and for Olympic broadcasts. In addition he is a college hockey coach and sports promoter.