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How Team Canada was almost disqualified from the Summit Series Add to ...

When forward J.P. Parise loses his cool after a penalty call and swings his stick at referee Josef Kompalla, the game stalls. Czech referee Rudi Bat'a tries to call the game, essentially handing the series to the Soviets. A Soviet official talks him out of it. See the related links below for The Globe's extensive Summit Series coverage.