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B's players set realistic Olympic goals

Updated: February 15, 2010, 10:40 AM ET
By Matt Kalman | ESPNBoston.com

The 30th anniversary of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" team will no doubt come up in conversation when the 2010 U.S. Men's National Team convenes in Vancouver for this year's Winter Games this week.

With a young team overall and injuries that have weakened its back end, the U.S. should be considered a long shot to even medal, let alone follow in the historic footsteps of Jim Craig, Mike Eruzione and the heroes of '80.

Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas, one of many U.S.-born players inspired ...

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