1987 Canada Cup: CCCP vs Canada - Game One, Two & Three
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11-13-2012, 09:22 PM
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oh, I'd say the soviets got away with plenty -hooking, holding, pretty blatant interference (they were notorious for picking and koharski let them get away with it throughout the series) and a ton more stickwork. It's unfortunate that russians feel the need to come on these boards and disparage canada's win. lest i forget, canada was battling pretty significant injuries on the wings (only 10 forwards for game 2 and tocchet shouldn't have even been in the lineup for game 3) and, of course, a lack of preparation time is always going to complicate matters. If anything, especially looking at game 1, koharski favoured the soviets because he was fearful of being tagged a homer.
he was definitely the anti-dombrowski. But, hey, don't let the truth get in the way of a good yarn (or whine).
The sad thing is is Canadian posters that are likely less versed in this series are starting to believe the officiating BS.
The old saying goes that no matter how untrue something is, if you repeat it enough, people will start to believe it.
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