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05-21-2012, 09:26 PM
Frank the Tank
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Originally Posted by Joey Banana View Post
Funny thing is, no russian here even tried to find excuses for the losses of the soviet teams, but for every win they had youŽll find an excuse by a canadian. Steroids, did cheat, used pro athletes, had unfair balanced teams and bla, bla, bla.

I know, they were the bad guys, but they did play some beautiful hockey. They were as good as Canada in every year in the 70s and 80s. Just deal with it.
You must be new here. Both sides throw out excuses to explain away their losses.

On topic, it was close in the Soviet era with Canada having the slight edge in victories (1972, 1984, and 1987) to USSR (1981). In the Canada-Russia era it has been one-sided in Canada's favor (1991, 2002, 2004, and 2010).

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