From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of German Unity Day, we feature Germany’s shocking upset over Canada at February’s PyeongChang Olympics, thrusting Träger der Adler into their first ever Gold Medal Game.
Germany has defeated Canada for the first time in Olympic hockey history after suffering 15 straight losses dating back to 1932 (including East and West).
The reward for this historic victory is a more historic opportunity to play the Olympic Athletes from Russia for the gold medal for the first time.
It’s improbable, implausible…but no longer impossible.
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