Video: Phil Esposito's 1972 Game 4 interview

 

More than 15,000 heckling Canadian fans boo their team while watching Game 4 at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum. Canada plays poorly for most of the game, with 38 of 41 shots on goal stopped by Soviet goalie Vladislav Tretiak. The game ends with a score of 5-3 for the Soviets and home-team fans boo Canada off the ice. Assistant captain Phil Esposito is not taking this lightly. He skates back onto the rink, sopping with sweat, and scolds Canada.

 
 
 
 
 
Team Canada’s Phil Esposito unleashes his famous rant during a post-game interview with broadcaster Johnny Esaw.
 

Team Canada’s Phil Esposito unleashes his famous rant during a post-game interview with broadcaster Johnny Esaw.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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