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The Olympics in Grenoble, France, February 9, 1968. Russia vs. the USA. The Soviets won 10-2 but the spectacle that day was the rink they played in.

The cutting edge Stade de Glace seated 12,000. Its vaulted roof and see-through boards were enormously innovative. But why are Russian teammates seated on two separate benches?


David Ward authors books like The Lost 10 Point Night and Bay of Hope.

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