In Soviet times it matches with the team of Czechoslovakia took the form of a real battle on the ice.Bitter rivals, professing a similar combination attacking style of play, teams of the two countries came to the meetings on the ice with the utmost responsibility.If you take the statistics of meetings in the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia, then the total score in favor of the USSR: 56 wins and 21 defeat.Twelve teams tied again.
interesting that both teams achieved wins in regulation time.In the history of games the winner was never determined in overtime or shootouts.The largest expense, which the USSR national team beaten Czechoslovakia, 11: 1.The most serious loss was the score 3: 9.
After the collapse of the Sovie
t Union and Czechoslovakia hockey picked up the baton between Russia and the Czech Republic.In the period from November 1993 to May 2012 the teams met 94 times, which has already exceeded the number of matches of the Soviet period.Despite the fact that the country is significantly changed, the intensity of the struggle between their hockey teams remained the same.The Russian national team won 53 victories, with 35 defeats.The largest winning score for our team was 6: 1.The largest defeat - 1: 7.Three times a Russian ice team won in overtime, twice it is lost.Shootouts team won eight times, losing four times.
analyzing the statistics, we can conclude that the Russian team as a whole has maintained the advantage that the USSR national team was the team of Czechoslovakia.However, the Czech team has strengthened its position.If in Soviet times, the ratio of wins and losses for Russia was equal to 2.6, then to May 2012 it had dropped to 1.5.At about the same result is obtained in the calculation of a points system.Value Points between the USSR and Czechoslovakia, 180: 75 (2.4), and the teams of Russia and Czech Republic 160 116 (1.3).Last (May 2012) match between Russia and Czech Republic took place on 13 May at the World Championships and ended with the victory of our team with the score 2: 1.