Sochi, September 13. the President of Russia Vladimir Putin together with the hockey teams of the USSR and Canada, participated in the legendary series of 1972, visited the educational center "Sirius", watched the match of the open championship of Moscow region among young hockey players and talked with the athletes, the press service of the Kremlin.
"Guys, firstly, we congratulate you all on the game and those who won and those who lost — it doesn't matter," said the President of the young athletes.
the Legendary hockey player Vyacheslav Fetisov, who was present at the meeting, noted that the children have opportunities that were not his peers. He recalled that in 1972 there were only 30 of rollers.
"With the advent of the presidency of Vladimir built 500 rinks, and we want to you get fun with this game, tried to be the same as Vyacheslav Tretiak, Alexander Yakushev and played for the national team of Russia", — he admonished the young hockey players Fetisov.
As reminiscent of the super series USSR–Canada was held in September 1972 in several canadian cities and in Moscow at the Luzhniki stadium..
Vladivostok, September 13.