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The Day All Predictions Went Wrong In Canada

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MONTREAL, Canada

September 2, 1972


USSR 7 CANADA 3


PLAYERS ON ICE:

    Canada: Bergman, Park, Ellis, P. Esposito, Gilbert, Hadfield, Cournoyer,Berenson, Seiling, Ratelle, Henderson, P. Mahovlich, Redmond, Lapointe, Awrey, F. Mahovlich, Clarke

USSR
: Gusev, Lutchenko, Kuzkin,Ragulin, Vasiliev, Tsygankov, Blinov,Maltsev, Zimin, Mishakov, Mikhailov,Yakushev, Petrov, Kharlamov, Vikulov,Shadrin, Liapkin, Paladiev

    GOALIES:

Canada
Dryden

USSR:      Tretiak


   FIRST PERIOD

1.  Canada – P. Esposito (F. Mahovlich, Bergman) 0:30.

2.  Canada – Henderson (Clarke) 6:32.

3.  USSR – Zimin (Yakushev, Shadrin) 11:40.

4.  USSR – Petrov (Mikhailov) (SHG) 17:28.

Penalties:

Henderson (tripping), 1:03; Yakushev (tripping), 7:04;

Mikhailov (tripping), 15:11; Ragulin (tripping), 17:19.


   SECOND PERIOD

5.  USSR – Kharlamov (Maltsev) 2:40.

6.  USSR – Kharlamov (Maltsev) (GWG) 10:18.

Penalties:

Clarke (slashing), 5:16; Lapointe (slashing), 12:53.


   THIRD PERIOD

7.  Canada – Clarke (Ellis, Henderson) 8:32.

8.  USSR – Mikhailov (Blinov) 13:32.

9.  USSR – Zimin, 14:29.

10. USSR – Yakushev (Shadrin) 18:37.

Penalites:

Kharlamov (highsticking), 14:45; Lapointe (crosschecking), 19:41.



SHOTS ON GOAL


Team 1 2 3 Total
USSR 10 10 10 30
Canada 10 10 12 32

GAME MVPs


USSR   Kharlamov
Canada   Clarke

ATTENDANCE

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Happy 43 Anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series!

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Guys and Dolls

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Here are the guys on the wire on my street early in the morning.


Guys and Dolls…


Mourning Doves and European Starlings.


It’s getting colder. The birds’ crowd is not as diverse as in summer.