Photos: Pavel Bure scores hat trick at '72 Summit Series exhibition

 

Former stars of the NHL got together Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Russia-Canada games. The Soviet-Russian team of retired stars got three goals from Bure en route to a 7-5 win.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Russian Sergei Babinov (L) tries to stop Finnish legend Esa Tikkanen (C), as he attacks Maxim Mikhailovsky's net during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.</div>
 

Russian Sergei Babinov (L) tries to stop Finnish legend Esa Tikkanen (C), as he attacks Maxim Mikhailovsky's net during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.

Photograph by: Alexander Nemenov, AFP/Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Russian Sergei Babinov (L) tries to stop Finnish legend Esa Tikkanen (C), as he attacks Maxim Mikhailovsky's net during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.</div>
Russia's Alexander Mogilny (L) vies with Canadian Steve Shutt of the World squad during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.
Canadian Steve Shutt (L) attacks the net of Russia's Maxim Mikhailovsky during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.
Russia's Valery Kamensky (R) fights for the puck against Todd Warrient of the World squad during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.
Russia's Sergei Makarov (C) vies with Glenn Anderson (L) and Ronald Duguay of the World squad during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.
Soviet hockey legend Alexander Yakushev (R) vies with Canadian Dave McLlwain during the game in Moscow on February 25, 2012. Top hockey players and former stars faced off on the invitation of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Cold War era Summit Series between the Canadian and Soviet teams. The Summit Series was the first ever meeting between the Soviet and an NHL-inclusive Canadian national ice hockey teams and an eight-game series was held in September 1972.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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