In hockeys 72 summit series between canada and soviet union. The 1972 summit series between the best from russia and the best from canada turned out to be one of the most significant events, not only in hockey history, but also in canadian history. Along the way, the film shows the development of the soviet program, which. Sep 02, 2012 the interactive transcript could not be loaded. Aug 07, 2017 serge savard and ken dryden reflect on the 1972 summit series and representing canada in its most memorable hockey games. Game summaries the 1972 summit series consisted of eight games. Theres a great recap of all the games in the series, with great action footage interspersed with interviews with the players on both sides, and scattered here and there a few snippets about canadas international hockey history. Today, provides an overview of what the series meant from. Ussr, stats, lies and videotape, the untold story of hockeys series of the century. Canada russia 72 first aired on consecutive nights on cbc on april 9 and 10 of 2006. Fortunately, after that totally unnecessary few minutes of historical context, the documentary got down to business. It was widely assumed that canadas pros would make short work of the soviet upstarts. Team canadas interpreter shares a few interesting stories from his involvement in the 1972 summit series.
Petersburg, russia on wednesday to reminisce over the matchup that pitted the best of. The first four games were played in canada montreal, toronto, winnipeg and vancouver. Sep 02, 2012 clarke, in the 2011 documentary cold war on ice. The soviet news stories of the day suggested the summit series marked a moral victory for soviet hockey and.
Pm pierre trudeau sends telegram to canadians after summit series. Instead, the 1972 summit series morphed into an epic struggle between rival philosophies, inside the rink. Global news looks back on the historic 1972 team canada series against the ussr. Unfollow 1972 summit series to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. This essay examines the question, how did the 1972 summit series affect international relations between canada and the soviet union in the 1970s. How the soviets felt about the americans miracle on ice. Produced in 1992, right after the fall of communism, this classic documentary takes you behind enemy lines and right in the heart of the action. Rating is available when the video has been rented.
Peacocke and written by barrie dunn and malcolm macrury. Canadas team of the century team canada 72 summit series limited edition print,handle. Canada plays poorly for most of the game, with 38 of. Summit series 72, said of breaking kharlamovs ankle. Roy macgregor in a recent documentary equated it with the. The 1972 summit series, also known as the super series or simply the canadaussr series, was an eightgame hockey tournament between the soviet union and canada, held in the september of 1972. Summit series 72 presented by lexus, a 90minute documentary with limited commercial interruption, will be a featured component in the launch. Documentary on 1972 summit series hockey event nbc sports network formerly known as versus is showing a documentary titled cold war on ice. Nbc sports network to air documentary on 1972 canadaussr. Remembering the 1972 summit series video dailymotion. Doc extended essay how did the 1972 summit series affect.
Ussrcanada summit series 1972 game 1 part 1 swiss habs. Dec 28, 2011 new york december 28, 2011 cold war on ice. More than 15,000 heckling canadian fans boo their team while watching game 4 at vancouvers pacific coliseum. Ussr, stats, lies and videotape, the untold story of hockeys series of the century bendell, richard j, patskou, paul, macaskill, robert on. It tends to get little traffic unless there is a major documentary release or news involving one of the players. Awardwinning site dedicated to one of the best international hockey series ever. Canada russia 72 is a 2006 canadian documentarystyle miniseries about the 1972 summit series.
Back in 1972, a group of nhl allstars took on the powerful national team from the soviet union in an eight game series that was known as the summit series. Friday marked the 44th anniversary of a game 1 loss that shocked the country and started a series. Oct 24, 2012 whether you are a hockey fan, a sports fan in general, or just love a great story, the 1972 summit series canada vs ussr is a great read. Superseriya sssr canada, known at the time simply as the canadaussr series, was an eightgame series of ice hockey between the soviet union and canada, held in september 1972. The ultimate collectors edition of the 1972 summit series at a low price. The casting in this program is deadon, with booth savage being harry sinden, akin to kurt russell being herb brooks in miracle. Despite the soviet union having won nine consecutive world championships between 19, those had come against amateur competition the soviets would have no chance against canadas best nhlers in the 1972 summit series. The 1974 summit series was the second of two competitions between soviet and canadian professional ice hockey players. Bobby clarke, alexander ragulin, yevgeny poladjev, vladislav tretiak and an unknown official during game 2 of the summit series on 4 september 1972 at maple leaf gardens in toronto, ontario, canada. Summit series 72 presented by lexus, a 90minute documentary with limited commercial interruption, will be.
In 1972, the summit series between the soviet union and canada was a wakeup call to the hockey world. Ussrcanada summit series 1972 game 1 part 1 youtube. Hockey greats from canadian and russian teams that played in the classic 1972 summit series gathered in st. It is by far the best documentary available for sale, and is a true must have. When cournoyer scored the goal that tied things at five, i heard myself say aloud theyre gonna win before several witnesses. Aug 10, 2012 according to canadian experts it was a series that wasnt going to be much of a series.
As world championships were commonly played in europe, and national hockey league nhl players were not allowed to participate in the olympics either, kharlamov and his teammates were still a somewhat unknown quantity when the 1972 summit series was played. Canada was represented by world hockey association players instead of the national hockey league players that played in the 1972 summit series. In hockeys 72 summit series between canada and soviet. If you thought youd heard everything there was to know about this historic event then this book will quickly dispel those thoughts. What made the games so compelling was the fact they.
Sep 15, 2012 the story of the summit series, as its never been told before. Summit series 72 on the famous hockey series between a canadian nhl allstar team and the soviet national team. Find 1972 summit series from a vast selection of vintage sports memorabilia. A matter of personal opinion and research on the 1972 canada vs. Canada plays poorly for most of the game, with 38 of 41 shots on goal stopped by. The story of the summit series, as its never been told before. Western media thought the canadian team would walk over the ussr and after the first three minutes of game 1, it certainly looked that way, but the soviets stormed back and took it, 73. Stapleton was inducted into canadas sports hall of fame in 2005 as a member of the 1972 summit series team. Our battles with the soviets began as a proxy for war, and became a paradigm for coexistence. Relive the excitement with archival footage, interviews with the key players such as esposito, henderson and tretiak and a return to moscow to revisit history. For more information on each player including his bio, career statistics and a brief overview of his performance in the 1972 summit, please click on the players name in the team roster above.300 1136 1063 1138 46 1303 591 1164 924 695 505 415 1516 581 1075 13 1345 588 1525 1513 85 1201 1208 240 3 83 70 188