page contents
skip navigation
Home Players & Parents Coaches Officials Team USA Membership Safety About Help

'Miracle on Ice' Voted Sports Illustrated's Most Iconic Cover of All Time

08/15/2014, 2:00pm MDT
By USAHockey.com

In honor of its 60th anniversary, Sports Illustrated narrowed down 3,069 covers to a list of 32 and asked readers to vote on which was the most iconic.

After five rounds, the winner by a landslide: "Miracle on Ice," from March 3, 1980, depicting one of the greatest moments in American sports history.

It remains the only SI cover without any headlines or type whatsoever. (As photographer Heinz Kluetmeier told Richard Deitsch in 2008, "It didn't need it. Everyone in America knew what happened.")

If you're in the mood to reminisce, click below to read the original SI cover story.

POPULAR ARTICLES & FEATURES

The Northstars Never Miss a Trip To Eagle River

08/29/2015, 11:00am MDT
By Greg Bates - Special to USAHockey.org

The Bloomington, Ill., team played their in fifth straight Pond Hockey Championships in 2015

Paralympian Pauls Featured on CBS News

08/28/2015, 10:15am MDT
By USAHockey.com

Gold medalist interviewed on national television

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive Coach of the Month

08/27/2015, 4:00pm MDT
By USAHockey.com

Learn More About the Coach of the Month from Grand Island, N.Y.

Tag(s): Home  News