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, to commemorate the historic fiftieth anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series, we look back with a new IIHF feature on the historic final game, and final goal, of this epic international hockey showdown.
🇨🇦 Canada 6-5 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
Summit Series, Game 8
Luzhniki Palace Of Sports, Moscow 🇷🇺
Thursday, 28 September 1972
“Henderson made a wild stab for it and fell. Here’s another shot…right in front! They score! Henderson has scored for Canada!” – Foster Hewitt
It is the most famous goal call in Canada’s long and rich hockey history, and it came from the game’s greatest voice exactly 50 years ago today, at the Luzhniki Sports Palace in Moscow.
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