Phil Esposito scored twice and Paul Henderson scored, giving Canada a 5-4 victory which tied the series to game eight.
Schools and offices had tvs as the country came to a standstill. Paul Henderson's goal had erupted celebrations.
Penalties were called against Canada. Jean Paul Parise was thrown out of the game and the first period was 2-2. The Russians went ahead 5-3 and although the game was heading to a tie, Paul Henderson jumped over the boards and scored a goal. Canada had won the summit series 6-5.
A new ethos was created after Canadian hockey was destroyed. European systems were introduced as a result of the Soviets superior preperation and skills.
More and more european players entered the NHL. In turn, Canadian players played overseas and their styles were slowly integrated into the world renowned sport.
Canadians across the globe watched the game on a radio/television screen on September 28 1972.