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The Gold Standard - DVD Box Set - teamcanada

The Gold Standard - DVD Box Set

Running time: approximately 12 hours, 40 minutes (English only)

VSC ©2007 under license from Hockey Canada

The IIHF World Junior Championship has become a holiday season ritual and is symbolic of Canada's hockey well-being. Team Canada continues to win more medals than other teams - thirteen gold medals and ten more medals overall than the nearest rival, Team Russia. Re-live Team Canada’s games in this handpicked solid gold retrospective of classics, some not seen since their original broadcast. Hosted by Bob McKenzie with play-by-play from the legendary Don Whitman, and TSN's Jim Houghson, Paul Romaniuk, and Gord Miller:

Games in their entirety include:

  • 1982 Canada vs. USSR (Winnipeg, Canada) - Canada's National Junior Team's first major test against the USSR. Played in Winnipeg with highlights of the final and Gold Medal Game played in Rochester Minnesota.
  • 1985 Canada vs. Czechoslovakia (Helsinki, Finland) - Canada's first Gold won in Europe.
  • 1988 Canada vs. USSR (Moscow, Russia) - The first meeting of these two teams after the infamous championship in Piestany.
  • 1991 Canada vs. USSR (Saskatoon, Canada) - Defenseman John Slaney scored the winning goal to secure Canada's first Gold at home.
  • 1993 Canada vs. Sweden (Gavle, Sweden)- Canada defeats Sweden after Peter Forsberg guaranteed that Sweden would win.
  • 2005 Canada vs. Russia (Grand Forks, USA) - Canada had what many consider to be the greatest team ever assembled as a result of the NHL lockout that season.
  • 2007 Canada vs. USA (Leksand, Sweden) – includes the final shoot-out with Jonathan Toews’ goal that sent Team Canada to the Gold Medal game.

Bonus features:

  • 2007 Canada vs. Russia Superseries – hi-light package
  • Team Canada’s best goals!
  • 1982 Canada vs. Czechoslovakia – hi-lights from the final game!

 

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