1972 Summit In the History Of Russian Hockey
The series is ranked as the third most important
event in the Russian hockey history of the 20th
Tretiak: Best Games
The first game in Montreal was ranked as the best
game by one of the best goaltenders of the 20th
Cards: Made in USSR
Phil Esposito was ranked higher than Bobby Clarke.
Over 17,000 fans from 67 countries joined the site
while celebrating the 30th Anniversary in September
Summit in 1974
On-line tribute to the defunct hockey league, hockey
legends and almost forgotten Summit Series that
followed the '72 encounter.
Best Hockey Lines
The line or "troyka" phenomenon was the
key ingredient of Russian hockey.
Has Scored For Russia!
by Kevin Sylvester
What was the real call for THE GOAL by Foster Hewitt?
And how did the '72 Summit change Don Cherry's tune?
Kevin Sylvester says it all in his book.
Instead of the regular mid-season '79 NHL All Stars
game, Team NHL was challenged by the Soviet national
team in this historical tournament.
1972 Summit In the History Of Canada
Henderson's goal in Game 8 was voted as the 8th
most important news event in Canadian history overall
and Team Canada'72 was named the Team of the 20th
to Showbusiness, Comrades!
The first unforgettable lessons were learned prior
to the first face-off of the Series.
by Michael Joyce
The outcome of the Series was the biggest defeat
the USSR ever suffered in the sporting arena and
the greatest victory in Canadian sports.
Cry for Russian Hockey
by Klauss Zaugg
Can you imagine how hockey would look today if we
had never had the Russians? It may sound like an
oxymoron... but thank God for the Big Red Machine.
by Artur Sedov
An original digital artwork inspired by the '72
USSR: All Head Coaches, 1954-2003
An historical overview of all Russian head coaches'
performance in the top international tournaments.
CSKA and Krylya Sovetov Moscow in a historical tournament
vs. top NHL clubs of the 1970s.
by Various Contributors
Selected unedited quotes and sayings by and about
hockey personalities with NO COMMENTS.
|For each player's bio,
career stats and performance at the 1972
Summit, please select their names in the
Facts and Stats