๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ IHLC Classics: Gold For A Team With No Name

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 the upcoming Olympics, and in light of Russia playing under the Olympic flag, we look back on the last Russian team to play under the same flag at the 1992 Albertville Games.

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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Unified Team 3-1ย Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Olympic Gold Medal Game
Patinoire de Mรฉribel,ย Mรฉribel ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
Sunday, 23 February 1992

The days of the Soviet hockey superiority were over. Even the Soviet Union as a country had ceased to exist on 26 December 1991, when the USSR dissolved and was replaced by the Commonwealth of Independent States.

During the 1992 IIHF World U20 Championship in Germany, the Soviet team had to change its name from Soviet Union to CIS midway through the tournament, on 01 January 1992.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Unified Team 3-1 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ – 23 Feb 1992

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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Unified Team 3-1ย Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Olympic Gold Medal Game
Patinoire de Mรฉribel,ย Mรฉribel ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
Sunday, 23 February 1992

The days of the Soviet hockey superiority were over. Even the Soviet Union as a country had ceased to exist on 26 December 1991, when the USSR dissolved and was replaced by the Commonwealth of Independent States.

During the 1992 IIHF World U20 Championship in Germany, the Soviet team had to change its name from Soviet Union to CIS midway through the tournament, on 01 January 1992.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Unified Team 5-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 21 Feb 1992

๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Unified Team 5-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Olympicย Semifinal
Patinoire de Mรฉribel,ย Mรฉribel ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
Friday, 21 February 1992

BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:20 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย PEN – Kovalyov, tripping
11:08 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย GOAL – Kovalyov (Yushkevich)
12:09 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Hill
13:11 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Donato, high sticking
15:36 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย GOAL – Bykov (Petrenko, Yushkevich)
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