Esposito Starts Rally

I was in high school and had a part time job at a local trucking company, Valleyview Transport. A number of us were working in the garage. There was a small black and white TV in the office and we kept running in to see what the score was. It was looking pretty dismal but each time Canada scored in the 3rd period someone would run out and shout. We were all fortunate to be huddled together around the TV when Henderson scored. All these years later, I still remember thinking that Phil Esposito may have played the best period of hockey ever that day, scoring the first goal in the 3rd to start the rally and assisting on the final 2.

I was thrilled to join many members of that team at their 25th anniversary golf day at Devils Pulpit. I had each of them sign a poster for the event. I had it laminated and it hangs on my rec room wall today.

James Westlake
President RBC International Banking & Insurance
Toronto, Ontario

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