" We hated their guts. They were embarrasing us. The problem wasn't the Russian players - they were ten times the sportsmen we were - it was the things going on behind the scenes."

Paul Henderson



Summaries: GAME FIVE

MOSCOW, USSR  
September 22, 1972

CANADA 4 USSR 5

    PLAYERS ON ICE:
    Canada: Bergman, Stapleton, Park, Ellis, P. Esposito, Gilbert, Cournoyer, Seiling, White, Ratelle, Henderson, P. Mahovlich, Parise, Lapointe, F. Mahovlich, Clarke, Perreault
    USSR
: Gusev, Lutchenko, Kuzkin, Ragulin, Tsygankov, Blinov, Maltsev, Mishakov, Mikhailov, Yakushev, Petrov, Kharlamov, Vikulov, Shadrin, Anisin, Liapkin, Martyniuk
    GOALIES:
    Canada
: T. Esposito
    USSR:     Tretiak

   FIRST PERIOD
1.  Canada - Parise (Perreault, Gilbert) 15:30.
     Penalties:
Ellis (tripping), 3:49; Kharlamov (slashing), 12:25.

   SECOND PERIOD
2.  Canada - Clarke (Henderson) 2:36.
3.  Canada - Henderson (Lapointe, Clark) 11:47.
     Penalties:
Ellis (slashing), 5:38; Kharlamov (holding), 5:38;
Bergman (roughing), 8:13; Blinov (slashing), 20:00;
White (slashing), 20:00.

   THIRD PERIOD
4.  USSR - Blinov (Petrov, Kuzkin) 3:34.
5.  Canada- Henderson (Clarke) 4:56.
6.  USSR - Anisin (Liapkin, Yakushev) 9:05.
7.  USSR - Shadrin (Anisin) 9:13.
8.  USSR - Gusev, (Ragulin, Kharlamov) 11:41.
9.  USSR - Vikulov (Kharlamov) (GWG) 14:46.
     Penalites:
Clarke (holding), 10:25; Tsygankov (highsticking), 10:25;
Yakushev (hooking), 15:48.

SHOTS ON GOAL
Team 1 2 3 Total
Canada 12 13 13 37
USSR 9 13 11 33
GAME MVPs
USSR   Petrov,
  Yakushev
Canada   T. Esposito,   Henderson
ATTENDANCE
15,000