Cool Fact of the Week 3/3/13 – 3/9/13

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Playing against the IHL All-Star team was a reunion of sorts for the 1980 Miracle workers, because both Mike Eruzione and Buzz Schneider had played in the league (with the Toledo Goldiggers and Milwaukee Admirals, respectively) before having their contracts terminated to join Herb Brooks’ team. Alan Eagleson, at the time head of the NHLPA, raised a question about the players’ status as amateurs due to this, but soon he was too busy reading his subpeona papers to follow up on it.

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