Alan Eagleson's middle finger moment at the '72 Summit Series
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The Globe and Mail
In the video footage, Canada’s team manager, Alan Eagleson, can be seen raising his fist to the Moscow crowds. The next day, angry Canadians would write letters to the editor decrying Mr. Eagleson for insulting the Soviets and sullying the reputation of Canada abroad. Not surprisingly, he has a slightly different take.
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