3:56am - 09 Aug 2019

Memory of 1980 loss to US still stings for Russians - The Boston Globe

With the Olympic hockey spotlight turned squarely on Saturday’s game between the US and Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome, nobody has to remind Vladislav Tretiak that it’s been 34 years since a band of mostly American college kids humbled the mighty Soviet Union in one of the greatest upsets in sports history. The US went on to clinch the gold with a victory over Finland.