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In pictures: Old foes face off on the ice again

The 40th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series brought foes from the past together on the ice again

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Goalies Ken Dryden of Canada, left, and Vladislav Tretiak of the former Soviet Union in Yaroslavl, Russia in 2012. They played in the 1972 Summit Series between the two countries.

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Fans hold up scarves reading RUSSIA during a Russia v. Canada memorial hockey match in Yaroslavl on Sept. 5, 2012. The game commemorated the September 2011 plane crash in which 38 members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team and coaching staff died.

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Left to right: Don Awrey; Ken Dryden; Vladislav Tretiak; Alexander Yakushev; Yuri Liapkin and Pat Stapleton, veterans of the 1972 Summit Series, attend the Canada-Russia hockey challenge at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax on August 14, 2012.

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Canada’s Phil Esposito, centre above, watches a game between the Legends of Canada team and Legends of USSR in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Russia’s Sergey Makarov, right, fights for the puck with Canada’s Trevor Kidd during a game between Canada and Russia in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Canada’s team prior to a Legends’ Jubilee Games 2012 matchup against Russia in St. Petersburg, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Russia’s team prior to a Legends’ Jubilee Games 2012 matchup in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Canada’s Mike Krushnelnyski, right, fights for the puck with Russia’s Pavel Bure during a hockey match between teams from Canada and the former Soviet Union in St. Petersburg, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Canada’s Wayne Gretzky, left, greets Russian great Igor Larionov after a game in St. Petersburg, Sept. 5, 2012.

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