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01-19-2013, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by MXD View Post
If anything, picking Cheevers in such situation is more evidence of a judgemental lapse than anything else.
You have to think his selection would have something to do with how well he played in the '74 series. The Soviets thought he was better than Dryden or Espo so he must have been doing something right.

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Originally Posted by Chidlovski.net - The Summit in 1974
When Team Canada 74 was formed everyone knew that any success the team would have depended on Gerry Cheevers. Gerry did not disappoint. Gerry played 7 of the 8 games and his played ranged from good to simply spectacular. Time and time again the brilliant Soviets attackers would roar into the Canadian zone only to be foiled by Cheevers' unbelievable goaltending. By the time Summit 74 ended the Soviets would call Gerry Cheevers the greatest goalie they had ever faced.
http://www.chidlovski.net/1974/74_pl...?playerid=ca30

But yeah not so hot near the end of his career during the Challenge Cup so maybe that doesn't really address your concern.

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