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Soviet National Team - 1963-69


Soviet National Team - 1963-69
Nickname:
The Big Red Machine

Tidbits:
USSR won the Worlds again in 1970 and '71, losing only to the Czechs at the 1972 Olympics.

Only losses came to Sweden in 1963 (2-1), twice to the Czechs in '69 (2-0 and 4-3), and to the Czechs in 1968 (5-4).

Outscored the opposition from 1963-69 by a combined score of 443-92.

World Championships Record: 47-4-1

Winning Pct.: .933

 

Individuals Selected to Tournament All-Star Teams: 14

Hockey Hall of Famers: (2)
Valeri Kharlamov, Vladislav Tretiak

International Hockey Hall of Famers: (6)
Anatoli Firsov, Alexander Maltsev, Boris Mayorov, Alexander Ragulin,Vladislav Tretiak

Team Records:
Most Consecutive World Championships: 11 (1963-72)

Individual Records:
Most Consecutive Years Leading the Worlds in Scoring:
3 - Anatoli Firsov (1967-69)


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