This large canvas captures one of the greatest upsets in sports history. At the peak of the Cold War, the American hockey team defeated the Soviets at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics. Days later, they completed their ‘miracle’ with a Gold medal victory.
After his tragic death, Terry Sawchuk held the incredible NHL record of 103 career shutouts for 39 years. In Martin Brodeur surpassed Sawchuk’s historic milestone. This original painting is in Terry Sawchuk Jr’s collection.
The Vancouver Canucks were the improbable Stanley Cup finalists of The team had a cast of unlikely characters, a suspended coach and his towel waving replacement. King Richard Brodeur was unbeatable in goal, everything came together for the Canucks.