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One win away from gold? Mind-boggling

Updated: February 27, 2010, 11:53 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Thirty years after the "Miracle on Ice," 50 years after the first miracle U.S. men's hockey win in Squaw Valley, another group of unheralded American players stands at the edge of greatness, at the edge of history.

The U.S. men's hockey team, the team GM Brian Burke said repeatedly wouldn't be anyone's pick to win a gold medal, will play for just that Sunday afternoon after pounding Finland 6-1 in semifinal action Friday afternoon.

That ...

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