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01-15-2007, 12:13 AM
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Yeap, Canadians sent 2 scouts to see Tretiak in action. They ended up seeing only one of his games, in which he gave up 8 goals. They came back saying that he was AWFUL.
The Russians failed to tell them, that a night prior to that game Tretiak was out drinking and partying after his wedding.
BTW, when we (Russians) are out drinking and partying, it takes us a week or so to get us back on our feet.
I heard Tretiak say in an interview that he was getting married the next day and he was very nervous that's why he gave up 8 goals...Anyway, just a detail.
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