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I know this in the Minnesota Wild page, but we inevitably get asked this by other fans because most don't know the whole story. This hopefully should clear up that question. Enjoy...and if anyone wants to share North Stars memories this is the place.
That was a GREAT game, and gave us a lot of pride when we were playing peewee, or whatever we were called @ 13 yrs old. taped that, and watched it until the tape nearly died - then tried to dupe it over to a new tape. New tape was fuzzy, but we watched it another 20 times anyway.
My best North Stars memory was about this same time, 82 or 83 when they had a Rec Center/playground teams night type of deal, where kids from all over the cities got tickets. There were a LOT more "kids" at the g
Did you see the movie "Red Army" ? It's a documentary about the story of the top-5 Soviets (Festisov, Kasatonov, Larionov, Krutov and Makarov) from their early days in Moscow, the opening to russian players in the NHL to the current situation. Very interesting.
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I saw "Red Army" - very well done. But I lived through and was glued to my tv during, the original "Summit Series" in 1972. That was bar-none, the most intense spellbinding sporting event/series I have ever witnessed. Soviets stars (playing for Red Army) at that time (off th top of my head) were Yaukushev, Petrov, Mikhailov, Tretiak and the great Khavlamov (Man that guy was amazing)...so amazing in fact that the famous two-handed chop by Bobby Clarke that broke Khalamov's ankle is seen by many