Stockholm


" From what they showed me tonight the Swedes are good, but not in the same league with the Russians, although we had to put out to beat them."

Harry Sinden

" It was a door opener. We talked after the games and we realized that we had a good chance to make it in the NHL."

Inge Hammarstrom



Summaries: Sweden, Game 1

Stockholm, Sweden
September 16, 1972

SWEDEN 1 CANADA 4

    PLAYERS ON ICE:
    Canada: Bergman, Stapleton, Park, Ellis, P. Esposito, Gilbert, Hadfield, Cashman, White, Ratelle, Henderson, P. Mahovlich, Parise, Redmond, Clarke, Dionne, Guevremont, Glennie
    Sweden: Carlsson, Ostling, Salming, T. Abrahamsson, Sjoberg, Johansson, Wickberg, Lundstrom, Sterner, Soderstrom, Larbraaten, Nilsson, Ahlberg, Palmquist, Hammarstrom, Hedberg, Yderstrom, Milton
    GOALIES:
    Canada
T. Esposito
    Sweden: C. Abrahamsson

   FIRST PERIOD
1.  Canada - Henderson (Ellis) 1:45.
     Penalties:
Cashman (hooking) 3:22, Hadfield (slashing) 14:36.

   SECOND PERIOD
2.  Canada - Clarke (Ellis, Bergman) 1:14.
3.  Sweden - Sterner (Sjoberg, Salming) (PPG) 3:51.
     Penalties:
P. Esposito (cross checking, minor, charging minor, 10 minute misconduct) 2:26, Bergman (tripping) 2:53, T. Abrahamsson (interference) 4:35, Salming (tripping) 8:00, Clarke (elbowing) 11:33, P. Mahovlich (slashing) 11:39, Sterner (tripping) 19:48.

   THIRD PERIOD
4.  Canada - Park (P. Esposito, Cashman) 9:15.
5.  Canada - Cashman (P. Esposito, Parise) 16:34.
     Penalites:
Cashman (roughing) 6:45, Carlsson (interference) 9:26.

SHOTS ON GOAL
Team 1 2 3 Total
Sweden 10 7 7 24
Canada 11 11 12 34