The Day Thread Pulls Off A Major Upset

On February 11th, 1936  at the Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; with less than 90 seconds left in the game  British right-winger Edgar Brenchley scored the go-ahead goal, and Team Great Britain defeated  heavily favored Team Canada 2-1 in Ice Hockey. Although the British weren’t  exactly slouches back then, it’s widely considered one of the biggest upsets in Olympic and Ice Hockey history.  It wasn’t the last match of the 1936 hockey tournament though but,  because of rather convoluted rules of the time, the victory over the Canadians is what sealed the Gold Medal for Great Britain


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