Prime minister pierre trudeau drops the puck for canada s phil esposito, right, and soviet winger. Members of the 1972 team canada will tour the country in september to talk about the historic 1972 hockey series against the soviet union. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5 video. 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. It was the first competition between the soviet national team and a canadian. This video shows highlights of the great summit series in 1972 where canada came out on top with the help of. Stapleton was on canadas summit series team in 1972 and is alleged to have claimed the puck from paul henderson s serieswinning goal over the soviet union in game 8. Canada s summit series champions are going back on the road 44 years after their iconic victory. Canada s team of the century team canada 72 summit series limited edition print,handle. The power of teamwork to inspire every canadian with the lessons learned from the summit series, particularly those highlighting what can be achieved through teamwork. Like the old team canada of 1972, they started forming a tight bond again. Summit series star, longtime blackhawks defenceman pat. By 20, the team created an entity called 1972 summit series. It was the first competition between the soviet national team and a canadian team represented by professional players.
Bobby clarke was the villain of 1972, but was he also team canada s mvp. Team canada 1972 canada s walk of fame video montage duration. Pat stapleton of strathroy is photographed while discussing his memories of the 1972 summit series between canada and the soviet union in this 2010 lfp photos. Hes slated to be part of the 72 summit series tour, a. Team canada 72 legend, puckmystery master every time pat whitey stapleton answered his phone, the 1972 summit series legend offered the caller a familiar greeting. The story of the summit series, as its never been told before open this photo in gallery. Pm pierre trudeau sends telegram to canadians after summit series. The team canada management had arranged for the visit to sweden to get. Eighteen million of us watched the final game of the canadiansoviet union summit series, but on. The 72 summit series tour is being produced by pierre marchand, who created the. In september 2016, members of team canada 1972 took part in a fourcity tour of canada, retracing their steps from the first half of the summit series.
The soviet national hockey team beats team canada 53 at pacific coliseum in game 4 of the summit series. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5. Team canada vs russia 1972, summit series, game 8 the goal of the century visit to keep uptodate on. Team canada 1972 canadas walk of fame video montage. Superseriya sssr canada, known at the time simply as the canada ussr series, was an eightgame series of ice hockey between the soviet union and canada, held in september 1972. Team canada 1972 summit series game 1, player introductions. On september 2, 2016, eight members from team canada 1972 return to where it all began, take to the stage and launch the 72 summit series tour. Classic rock show will have team canada 1972 players sharing their stories with fans across the country. It was war and, yes, hell for us whether we wanted it or not.
Stars of 1972 summit series promise stories and memories in road tour. Team canada s interpreter shares a few interesting stories from his involvement in the 1972 summit series. Team canada offers lessons for the future, from 1972 the new. Most canadians expected the 1972 canadarussia series to be a onesided win for the nhls best professionals. The summit series, or super series known at the time simply as the canada ussr series, was an eightgame series of ice hockey between the soviet union and canada, held in september 1972. Hockey hall of fame team canada 1972 tribute rosters. In 1972, an eightgame hockey series took place between canada and the soviet union. The story of the summit series, as its never been told before. Its become known as the summit series, though four decades ago it was simply called the canada u.
Hockey hall of fame team canada 1972 tribute summit series. 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. Bobby clarke was the villain of 1972, but was he also team. Player birthdate, birthplace, height and weight information for team canada.
Classic rock show will have team canada 1972 players. Paul henderson 72 summit series winning goal youtube. Russian goalie vladislav tretiak made 38 saves on 41 shots, including 21 in the final. Surviving members of 1972 team canada pulling together to. It began in montreal on the 2nd exactly 44 years after game one the 72 summit series tour also appeared in front of fans in toronto, winnipeg and vancouver. In 20, the team formed an entity called 1972 summit series hockey team inc. A pair of blueliners from that team, park and pat stapleton, dropped by the city a few weeks early to drum up support for the 72 summit series tour, set for 8 p. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Player birth country and age distributions, draft rounds of players in the 1972 tournament. Ussrcanada summit series 1972 game 1 part 1 youtube. Hockey hall of fame team canada 1972 tribute summit summary. Serge savard, phil esposito, yvan cournoyer, bobby clarke, ken drydem, pat stapleton and peter. Summit series 1972 scoring leaders and demographics breakdown.317 675 717 300 322 82 998 245 1420 258 381 230 30 1103 1322 675 192 677 805 151 1074 1171 261 1404 1271 153 1304 590 541 987 721 1228 571 626 1420 84 1108 222 566 424 745 891