IHLC Results – Canada 5-1 Soviet Union – 12 Mar 1961

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🇨🇦 Canada 5-1 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
World Championship Final Round
Patinoire des Vernets, Geneva 🇨🇭
Sunday, 12 March 1961

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:25 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Sly
03:10 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Legace
08:20 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Smith (McLeod)
08:55  – 🇷🇺 PEN – Sologubov
12:10 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Starshinov
18:30 – 🇷🇺 PEN – team

2nd Period
27:45 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Ragulin
30:05 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Rusnell, major
30:05 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Starshinov, major
30:35 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – McLeod (Jones)
32:40 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Jones (Fletcher)
35:23 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Smith

3rd Period
40:33 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – McLeod (Jones)
51:50 – 🇷🇺 GOAL – B. Maiorov (Starshinov)
58:00 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Lenardon

GOALTENDERS
W: 🇨🇦 Martin (17-18)
L: 🇷🇺 Chinov (21-26)

SHOTS ON GOAL
🇨🇦 8+7+11 = 26
🇷🇺 9+6+3 = 18

ROSTERS
🇨🇦 Goaltenders: Seth Martin. Defence: George Ferguson, Don Fletcher, Darryl Sly, Harry Smith. Forwards: Cal Hockley, Harold Jones, Mike Legace, Norm Lenardon, Hugh McIntyre, Jack McLeod, Walt Peacosh, David Rusnell, Adolphe Tambellini.
🇷🇺 Goaltenders: Vladimir Chinov. Defence: Alexander Ragulin, Genrikh Sidorenkov, Nikolai Sologubov, Ivan Tregubov. Forwards: Veniamin Alexandrov, Alexander Almetov, Konstantin Loktev, Boris Maiorov, Yevgeni Maiorov, Nikolai Snetkov, Vyacheslav Starshinov, Viktor Yakushev, Vladimir Yurzinov.

🇨🇦 CANADA (C) vs. SOVIET UNION 🇷🇺
current champion
(since 26 Feb 1961)
Last Title
27 Feb 1960
152 All-Time Wins
48
4 wins Head-To-Head
2 wins
First IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. URS)
🇷🇺 URS 7-2 CAN 🇨🇦 – 07 Mar 1954 – WC – Stockholm 🇸🇪
Previous IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. URS)
🇨🇦 CAN 3-1 URS 🇷🇺 – 11 Mar 1959 – WC – Prague 🇨🇿
Last IHLC Game
🇨🇦 CAN 12-1 FIN 🇫🇮 – 11 Mar 1961 – WC – Lausanne 🇨🇭
Next IHLC Game
🇨🇦 CAN 4-1 GDR 🇩🇪 – 21 Dec 1961 – EX – Weißwasser 🇩🇪

Photo Credit: The Province – IIHFHHOFIOC

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