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Remembering Viktor Tikhonov: A Hockey Legend

Most North American hockey observers remember Viktor Tikhonov as a harsh taskmaster, who ruled over his players like a drill sergeant, barking out orders and letting them know who was […]

When the Russians Were Better Than Us

When the Russians Were Better Than Us

It’s always subjective as to which hockey playing nation is better than the rest, since results in important tournaments usually vary from year to year, sometimes month to month. However, […]

Time heals hostility of ’72 Summit Series

Time heals hostility of ’72 Summit Series

Moscow. 1972. The Canadians had just defeated the Soviet Union in the Summit Series, proving themselves, they believed, as the class of international hockey. Forty years later, legends of both […]

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