1987 Canada Cup: CCCP vs Canada - Game One, Two & Three
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11-13-2012, 09:04 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).
Its not only Russians with this opinion, actually very far from it. And if someone thinks as such, it doesn't mean that they're 'anti-Canadian', 'disparaging Canada's victory' or 'whining'.
In fact, it's interesting to see how non-Russians and non-Canadians view this series because these people are less prone to having bias...they have little vested interest in the outcome.
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