Cournoyer scores for Canada!

I was watching it with classmates from Grade 9 in Winnipeg. (though I wished I had stayed home and watched it more close) It was a great atmosphere though and I remember looking at students who were NOT watching the game and thinking … you IDIOTS! When Cournoyer tied the game at 5-5 I remember being particularly loud as I was a Canadiens fan and was boasting somewhat to my Bruins buddy next to me. I also remember seeing the mini-riot after that goal involving Pete Mahovlich and Alan Eagleson. Of course when Paul scored the place went crazy and it was the most satisfying end to a game series EVER! I was lucky to meet Paul, Serge, Yvan, Ron Ellis and Tretiak in the 90’s at a ’72 Series function at the old Winnipeg Arena – they were all gentlemen and Paul signed my son’s bible for him!

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