Sport: Russian Revolution

The correspondent for Novosti wondered about the possible injurious impact on Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's re-election bid next month. President Harold Ballard of the Toronto Maple Leafs termed it "a national disaster." Dick Beddoes of the Toronto Globe and Mail, who had boastfully predicted a clean Canadian sweep, ate his column—after coating the newsprint with a thick layer of borsch.

The "disaster" occurred on the ice of the Montreal Forum, where the Soviet Union's national hockey team trounced Team Canada—35 All-Stars of the National Hockey League—by a thumping score of 7-3 in the first...

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