'Miracle on Ice' 40 years later

Former Star Tribune photojournalist Tom Sweeney helped honor the 40th anniversary of the "Miracle on Ice" by revisiting his negatives and prints. Sweeney was on assignment for the Minneapolis Star newspaper at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

United States coach Herb Brooks and players look to the action on the ice during a medal round game vs. the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY on Feb. 22.
Members of the Soviet Union skate back to the bench after a goal vs. the United States during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Soviet Union forward Viktor Zhluktov (22) bowls over Mark Pavelich (16) of the United States during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY
Team USA goalie Jim Craig snagged the puck in front of the goal during medal round action vs. the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Mark Johnson (10) and Rob McClanahan (24) of the United States look for separation from Yuri Lebedev (11) of the Soviet Union during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Soviet Union goaltender Vladislav Tretiak watches the puck sail by, giving Team USA a goal during medal round play of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
United States players celebrated a goal behind Soviet Union goalie Vladislav Tretiak during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
The United States' Rob McClanahan (24) and Ken Morrow (3) work the puck up ice vs. the Soviet Union during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Bill Baker tussled with the Soviet Union's Vladimir Petrov.
Team USA players including John Harrington (28), Jack O'Callahan (partially obscured), Dave Silk (8) and Bill Baker (6) celebrated a third-period goal by Mark Johnson that tied the game 3-3 vs. the Soviet Union during the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
United States goalie Jim Craig sprawls to make a save on the Soviet Union's Vladimir Golikov during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
United States forward Mark Johnson, far right partially out of frame, scores a third-period goal on Vladimir Myshkin of the Soviet Union during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Team USA's Mark Johnson, right, celebrates one of his two goals vs. the Soviet Union during a medal round game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
The United States Olympic hockey team celebrated its 4-3 upset victory over the Soviet Union, the four-time defending Olympic champions, during the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Team USA goaltender Jim Craig got a hug from goalie coach Warren Strelow in the moments after defeating the Soviet Union 4-3 during the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Members of the United States men's hockey team, including Mark Johnson and Mike Eruzione, center, celebrate winning the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Revelers celebrated Team USA's 4-3 hockey victory over the heavily-favored Soviet Union during the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
United States defenseman Jack O'Callahan raises his arms in celebration prior to receiving his gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.