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1972 : the series that changed hockey forever Book
Book | Simon & Schuster Canada, Toronto, Ontario : 2022.

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The legacy of the greatest hockey series ever played, 50 years later, with stories from the players that shed new light on those incredible games and times. Hockey fans know the moment well, but the story of those amazing eight games has never been fully told—until now. The series was the first of its kind, and one of the most dramatic sporting showdowns in history. With the Soviets dominating international hockey, this series was meant to settle the debate, once and for all, of who owned the game. It was Canada’s best against the Soviets for the first time. And in the shadow of the Cold War, this was about more than eight games of hockey. With the final four games in Moscow, Canada got a rare glimpse behind the iron curtain as the team, as well as three thousand raucous fans, arrived in the USSR. Amid the culture shock and strained relations, what followed was a tug-of-war battle that lasted to the dying seconds of game 8.

  • ISBN: 9781982154141
  • Physical Description: xii, 339 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Simon & Schuster Canada, 2022.
  • General Note:
    Includes index.

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