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10-31-2008, 05:10 PM
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Originally Posted by pitseleh View Post
Yep, I think you've got it. Also, Maltsev never stood out as much against Canada as Mikhailov, Kharlamov, Yakushev, or Makarov did at different points in time. Maltsev's strongest 'visible' performance was in the '76 Canada Cup, when he was named an all-star, but even then he didn't really stand out in the game against Canada.
Being an AS in a short tournament is pretty meaningless as they try to spread it among a few teams. Darryl Sittler was picked as AS LW probably as a reward for scoring the winning goal. I don't even remember him playing LW.

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