"I was two years old when Paul Henderson beat Vladislav Tretiak with 34 seconds left in Game 8, a moment that energized our country. Almost 38 years later, it is still the greatest moment in Canadian sports history. During that time, the Russians have never erased that home defeat with a win equally as significant in this country. (Don’t tell me the 1981 Canada Cup is in the same stratosphere.) It doesn’t hurt that Tretiak, the team’s GM, is around to remind them.Many more Olympic thoughts as well as some NHL commentary.
This is their chance."
February 17, 2010
Russians Haven't Forgotten 1972
Great piece here (as always) from Elliotte Friedman of CBC:
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