Summit Series Ice Hockey - Canada vs USSR 1972

At the height of the Cold War, the Soviet Union challenged Canada - the best country in the world for ice hockey - to a special series of matches.

The eight-game series was closely fought and went right up to the final seconds in Moscow.

Sporting Witness speaks to Paul Henderson, one of the stars of the Canadian team.

Audio courtesy of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Team Canada 72.

PHOTO: Paul Henderson (centre, in the dark jersey) playing the USSR in 1972. (HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES).

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Mon 5 Dec 2011 03:50 GMT

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