Comparing Vancouver 2010 and the 1972 Summit Series

March 4th, 2010 by Chad Klassen Leave a reply »
He's on the ice with Iginla,
Crosby SCORES! Sidney Crosby the golden goal,
And Canada once-in-a-lifetime Olympic gold

It's a call Canadian hockey fans will soon not forget, as Chris Cuthbert delivered the line of the 21st century when Sidney Crosby sent the country into euphoria with his overtime winner in last Sunday's epic gold medal game.

The golden boy scored a golden goal and in the process of beating Ryan Miller etched his name in Canadian sports lore forever—if Crosby wasn't already enough of a national hero. It was just one of those instant classics, an unforgettable moment that's been few and far between in the realm of Canadian sports history.

Indeed, there have only been a handful of sentimental sporting events that Canadians can look back on fondly, including the 3-2 overtime thriller against the USA in 2010.

The country's first Olympic gold in 50 years during the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake, beating the U.S. on its home soil in the final, undoubtedly fits into the conversation among the greatest moments. Then, of course, there's arguably the most famous of them all: Canada's hockey win over the Soviet U ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.