Amazingly, after 25 years, the Miracle on Ice's effect can still be felt.
When Wayne Gretzky was looking for a Canadian team good enough to win the World Cup of Hockey, he gave the edge to the proven winners.
Team Canada will name Maple Leafs coach Pat Quinn as head coach for the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Larry Pleau and Don Waddell were named to head the management of Team USA for the World Cup of Hockey.
With so many questions surrounding its World Cup entrant, USA Hockey could start with two men for the answers.
Wayne Gretzky helped lead Team Canada to its first gold medal in 50 years at the 2002 Olympics without stepping on the ice. He's hoping to do the same at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Pat LaFontaine the player is a definite Hall of Famer. Pat LaFontaine the man is something more.