The Big Red Machine
USSR won the Worlds again in 1970 and '71, losing only to the Czechs at the 1972 Olympics.
Only losses came to Sweden in 1963 (2-1), twice to the Czechs in '69 (2-0 and 4-3), and to the Czechs in 1968 (5-4).
Outscored the opposition from 1963-69 by a combined score of 443-92.
World Championships Record: 47-4-1
Winning Pct.: .933
Individuals Selected to Tournament All-Star Teams: 14
Hockey Hall of Famers: (2)
Valeri Kharlamov, Vladislav Tretiak
International Hockey Hall of Famers: (6)
Anatoli Firsov, Alexander Maltsev, Boris Mayorov, Alexander Ragulin,Vladislav Tretiak
Most Consecutive World Championships: 11 (1963-72)
Most Consecutive Years Leading the Worlds in Scoring:
3 - Anatoli Firsov (1967-69)