September 04, 2012

1972 Summit Series: Game 2: Redemption


1972 Summit Series game number two was held in Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. Canada redeemed themselves nicely, thanks largely to a couple of brother acts, and a radically new game plan.

Canada's arrogant thoughts of easily crushing their communist counterparts had backfired on them, thus meaning Team Canada simply had to win this game to restore confidence in the Canadian people, and themselves. And win they did. They dominated the Soviets but had significant trouble beating the mighty Vladislav Tretiak.

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