The most runs scored by a winning team in a MLB game is 30.
Althought the game against the USSR (Miracle on Ice) was not the gold medal game (different format in 1980), it is commonly referred to the gold medal game because it was the crucial game of the tournament. Truth is that if the US did not defeat Finland 2 days later, these group of college hockey players would be forgotten. However, in that crucial game vs. the USSR Mike Eruzione scored the game winning gold for the United States.
c.j. costabile scored the game winning goal 5 seconds into OT as a long stick middie
Mike Eruzione, who played forward, was named the captain of the 1980 Olympic hockey team, scoring the winning goal against the Soviets and helping the Americans win the gold medal against Finland.
While Mario Lemieux scored in his first game, on his first shift, with his first shot, the record belongs to Dave Christian (of the 1980 U.S. Olympic "Miracle on Ice"), who scored just 7 seconds into his first NHL game with the Winnipeg Jets on February 29, 1980.
You can say it was a great game since the winning goal was scored by you. But most people say great game anyway when the match is over as you shake hands.
Paul Henderson scored.
This remains the longest game in NHL history. The winning goal was scored by Modere "Mud" Bruneteau at 116:30 of overtime.
There was no "winning" goal because they game went into a shoot out.
There was no winning goal. The game was settled on penalty kicks.