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Cold War: The Amazing Canada-Soviet Hockey Series of 1972 Roy MacSkimming

Cold War: The Amazing Canada-Soviet Hockey Series of 1972

Roy MacSkimming

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It wasnt just hockey -- it was war. Thats how countless fans still remember the fabled 1972 Canada -- USSR Challenge series, the first-ever confrontation between hockeys reigning superpowers. Relive the game-by-game excitement from the inside,MoreIt wasnt just hockey -- it was war. Thats how countless fans still remember the fabled 1972 Canada -- USSR Challenge series, the first-ever confrontation between hockeys reigning superpowers. Relive the game-by-game excitement from the inside, and take a look at the enormous impact the 72 victory had on Canadian culture and identity, and the sport itself, from peewee to NHL. Reflect and reminisce with hockey greats, including Paul Henderson, team leader Phil Esposito, goaltender Ken Dryden, unsung hero Ron Ellis, spark plug and hatchet man Bobby Clarke, Yvan the Roadrunner Cournoyer, and others about how the series changed their careers -- and their lives. Hockey fans the world over will be touched by their words, artfully woven into the powerful eight-game narrative.