" The Canadians battled with the ferocity and intensity of a cornered animal."

Anatoly Tarasov



Summaries: GAME SEVEN

MOSCOW, USSR  
September 26, 1972

CANADA 4 USSR 3

    PLAYERS ON ICE:
    Canada: Bergman, Stapleton, Park, Ellis, P. Esposito, Gilbert, Goldsworthy,
D. Hull
, Cournoyer, White, Ratelle, Henderson, P. Mahovlich, Parise, Savard, Lapointe, Clarke
    USSR
: Gusev, Lutchenko, Kuzkin, Ragulin, Vasiliev, Tsygankov, Blinov, Maltsev, Mishakov, Mikhailov, Yakushev, Petrov, Vikulov, Shadrin, Anisin, Liapkin, Volchkov
    GOALIES:
    Canada
: T. Esposito
    USSR:     Tretiak

   FIRST PERIOD
1.  Canada - P. Esposito (Ellis, Henderson) 4:09.
2.  USSR - Yakushev (Shadrin, Liapkin) 10:17.
3.  USSR - Petrov (Vikulov, Tsygankov) (PPG) 16:27.
4.  Canada- P. Esposito (Savard, Parise) (SHG) 17:34.
     Penalties:
Mikhailov (tripping), 2:00; P. Mahovlich (roughing), 5:16;
Mishakov (holding), 5:16; Mishakov (holding), 11:09;
P. Esposito (crosschecking), 12:39; White (interference), 15:45.

   SECOND PERIOD
     No Scoring.
     Penalties:
Gilbert (hooking), 0:59; Parise (slashing), 6:04;
Anisin (hooking), 6:11; P. Esposito (roughing), 12:44;
Kuzkin (roughing), 12:44; Parise (roughing), 15:14;
Kuzkin (roughing), 15:14; Stapleton (holding), 15:24.

   THIRD PERIOD
5.  Canada - Gilbert (Ratelle, Hull) 2:13.
6.  USSR - Yakushev (Maltsev, Lutchenko) (PPG) 5:15.
7.  Canada - Henderson (Savard) (GWG) 17:54.
     Penalites:
Bergman (holding), 3:26; Gilbert (charging), 7:25;
Bergman (roughing major), 16:26;
Mikhailov (roughing major), 16:26.

SHOTS ON GOAL
Team 1 2 3 Total
Canada 7 8 7 22
USSR 12 8 9 29
GAME MVPs
USSR   Mikhailov,
  Yakushev
Canada   P. Esposito,
  White
ATTENDANCE
15,000