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03-07-2013, 05:52 AM
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People really need to watch the 3rd game of the 1979 Challenge Cup again. Myshkin did NOT have to do anything special; yes, he shut out the NHL All-Stars, which sounds very impressive, but Team NHL had about 2 or 3 real scoring chances in the game.

A good goalie nevertheless!

This is what Myshkin himself said after the 1979 Challenge Cup game:
When Tikhonov told me I was going to play at the morning practice (before the final game) I was very excited. But, I think the NHL didn't shoot as much as I expected and they were not too accurate. I just tried to stop the puck when it came near the goal - and I didn't realize the crowd was yelling for me.

Last edited by VMBM: 03-07-2013 at 06:39 AM. Reason: shout --> shut
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