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One of the many aspects of the ’72 Project that inspires me is that there is a generation of Canadians that have a collective memory of an event or period …

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About the `72 Project

It’s rare in a country’s history that people can recall exactly where they were and what it meant to them when an event occurs. Sometimes those recollections occur during tragedies, …

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About the `72 Book

The Goal that United Canada, 72 Amazing Stories by Canadians from Coast to Coast A moment in time. It’s rare for a person to remember exactly where he or she …

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’72 Project Nostalgia: Expos Bill Stoneman No-Hitter

Three days after the historical Paul Henderson goal in 1972 that secured a Canadian victory in the Summit Series, history was made at Jarry Park in Montreal.On October 2, 1972, …

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’72 Project Interview on NHL Home Ice

Hear the interview on the link below. Recorded on April 2nd “Hockey This Morning” @NHLHomeIce with Mike Ross and Mick Kern. NHL Home Ice Interview  

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Cops for Cancer Campaign

(See Paul Henderson T-shirt offer at bottom of page) The Cops for Cancer program started in 1994 when a Sergeant with the Edmonton Police Service organized a group of officers …

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The Sidney Crosby Golden Goal in 2050

Imagine it’s 2050. People are talking about the 40th Anniversary of Sidney Crosby’s Golden Goal at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. It was a great hockey moment and a great …

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Team Canada ’72 Wins, No Way!

We’ve all done it! It’s the last period, the last quarter, the last inning and you feel there’s no way your team is coming back. You head to the exits, …

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Paul Henderson Q&A Series

During the next few months of ’72 Project, there will be a number of video excerpts from an interview with Paul Henderson hosted by Sean Mitton of the ’72 Project. …

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Did the ’72 Summit Series have impact on the World Junior Hockey Championships?

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the ’72 Summit Series and the iconic Paul Henderson goal in Game Eight. It was rightly named Canada’s greatest sports moment of the …

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’72 Project Guest Writer Jim Prime

The ’72 Project is pleased to announce Sports Writer Jim Prime will be a periodical contributor to ’72 Project blog posts. Prime recently co-authored with Paul Henderson, “How Hockey Explains …

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CBC Radio Interview on the ’72 Project

Where were you in ’72? For baby boomers, Paul Henderson’s goal against the USSR was a moment in history. Sean Mitton a Canadian living in the US is connecting with …

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Paul Henderson Autographed Book Giveaway!!

“The pastime is deeply engrained in the Canadian psychology and it is one of the things that transcends all regions, all classes, and all ethnicities within the country.” — Prime …

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