Music – 1987 – Guy Lavqie – The Soviet National Anthem – Sung At Rendez Vous 87 With NHL Vs USSR

The “State Anthem of the Soviet Union“ was the national anthem of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics….and the regional anthem of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1944 to 1990….which replaced “The Internationale”…..as Its lyrics were written by Sergey Mikhalkov in collaboration with Gabriel El-Registan…. and its music composed by Alexander Alexandrov….albeit   Russia adopted a new anthem in 1990 and the Soviet Union was dissolved in December 1991….wherein,…

NHL – 1987 – Tom Mees Introduces Rendez Vous 87 – Featuring Canada All Stars Vs USSR National Team

DOG ASIDE: Rendez-vous ’87 was an international ice hockey series of games between the Soviet Union national ice hockey team and a team of Canadian All-Stars from the National Hockey League….which was held in Quebec City….and replaced the NHL’s All-Star festivities for the 1986–87 NHL season. The Soviet team was paid $80,000 for their appearance in Rendez-vous ’87….while the Canadian NHL All Stars raised $350,000 for…

NHL – 1987 – Rendez Vous Game 2 – NHL All Stars Vs Soviet National Team – Period 1 + 2

DOG ASIDE: The Super Series were exhibition games between Soviet hockey teams and NHL teams that took place on each NHL opponents’ home ice in North America from 1976 to 1991….as the Soviet teams were usually club teams from the Soviet hockey league….with exceptions in 1983 and 1987….when the Soviet National Team represented the Soviet Union…..and the…