The Challenge Cup trophy


1979 Challenge Cup was an exhibition series between the Soviet national ice hockey team and a team of all-stars from the National Hockey League, held in New York City. It replaced the NHL's all-star festivities for the 1978–79 NHL season.

The Challenge Cup, unlike its predecessor, the Summit Series, included non-Canadian born players in the NHL rosters. The games were played on February 8, 10, and 11 at Madison Square Garden.

NHL All-Stars roster[edit | edit source]

Soviet Union roster[edit | edit source]

Game log[edit | edit source]

Game 1[edit | edit source]

Game 2[edit | edit source]

Game 3[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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