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Goalie Of 1980 U.S. Olympic Miracle On Ice" Hockey Team"

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Jim Craig Biography

Jim Craig was born May 31, 1957 in Easton, Massachusetts and is a former American ice hockey goaltender who is most notable for being the goaltender for the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal at the Lake Placid Winter Games. Craig had a standout Olympic tournament. In the Olympic semifinal game against the heavily favored Soviet Union, Craig stopped 36 of 39 shots on goal as the U.S. beat the Soviets, 4-3, in what is widely considered one of the greatest upsets in sports history.

Two days later, the U.S. defeated Finland, 4-2, in the Olympic final and captured Olympic gold. Craig went on to play professionally in the National Hockey League, where he started for the Atlanta Flames, Boston Bruins, and Minnesota North Stars between 1980 and 1983.

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Olympians are the best at what they do. Dedication, training as well as going above and beyond to represent their respective countries. The booking agents at AthletePromotions can easily assist with booking Jim Craig speaking engagements or appearances from some of the top Olympic gold medalists. We have years of experience in booking Olympic athletes for VIP Meet & Greets, keynote speeches and autograph signings. Hiring a Olympian like Jim Craig is a very easy process. Our team can provide fees, availability and all costs associated in bringing out an Olympian to your next big corporate event. We can easily find Jim Craig’s agent to make your next event the best it can be.  A Jim Craig appearance will be sure to reward your company’s employees, customers and clients. Most likely, Olympic fans and corporations can find Jim Craig's official website, charity involvement, Twitter account, representation, publicist and management info at www.Jim Craig.com.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jim Craig Named Keynote Speaker at National Biodiesel Conference

Posted on 7 January 2014 | 5:30 pm

Jim-Craig-SpeakerOlympic gold medalist Jim Craig, best known as goalie for 1980 USA "Miracle on Ice" Hockey Team, will be the keynote speaker at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo on January 20th in San Diego. Jim is a former American ice hockey goaltender who is most notable for being the goaltender for the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal at the Lake Placid...[Read More]

"Miracle on Ice" 1980 USA Hockey Team Member Jim Craig to Deliver Ultimate SAAVE Message in Saginaw

Posted on 2 March 2013 | 6:11 pm

Jim Craig SpeakerJim Craig and the 1980 USA hockey team became the "Miracle on Ice" when they defeated the Soviet Union in a game that was named by Sports Illustrated as the top sports event of the 20th century. Craig made 36 saves against the Soviet Union in that great game, and today he enjoys a different type of save. His goal is to save lives from abdominal aortic aneurysm as the current spokesman...[Read More]

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