By SuperUser Account on
11/01/2012 8:40 AM
“Herb Brooks was smart like a fox […]”, said the more than friendly Ken Morrow.
I got a feeling while interviewing the legendary Ken Morrow that Walt Disney Pictures didn’t exaggerate in 2004 when they reproduced the famous speech from coach Brooks before the February 22nd game. The moment must have been magic. Just unrealistic.
I say that because, even though Team USA realized a miracle on the ice that day, Ken Morrow seems to be certain that their coach was really the one that elevated them to a level where the Russians couldn’t reach them. High as a bird if I may say. As he said himself, “It was a feeling of disbelieve” while talking about the Russian game.
Pretty easy to understand when you think that the Russian team was considered the best team in the world at that time. It was also composed of legends that the American...