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What did Henderson know?

One of my memories of the ’72 Summit Series came before the Series even started. There were 3 exhibition games that were played at Maple Leaf Gardens with the 35 …

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Paul in the Hall!

Henderson’s goal has been immortalized on coins and stamps, on posters and statues. Ask any Canadian older than 45 where he or she was on Sept. 26, 1972, and they’ll …

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Carleton University Celebration

I was an undergraduate student at Carleton University attending a political science class at the Saint Patrick’s Campus. It was a really important class for some reason or another and …

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A Bar Worthy Goal

The ’72 Summit Series and specifically the 8th and final game was a unique memory for me when I was in Montreal. While I don’t remember the specifics of the …

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Will Henderson Do it Again?

I remember the ’72 Summit Series well. I was in the 8th grade attending the Homeland Sr.Public School in Mississauga, Ontario. They played all the Russian game over the PA …

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University of Guelph Gallop

I remember exactly where I was during the last game of the Canada-Russia series in 1972. I was attending University of Guelph as an undergrad at the time. One of …

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Charlottetown Islanders Alum

We watched the 8th and final game from our living room in Charlottetown, PEI. At that time, I was the trainer for the Jr A Charlottetown Islanders. My family and …

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PEI Staff Room Memory

I remember being in the staff room at Birchwood Intermediate School in Charlottetown. PEI. School was over and the teachers got together to watch the final period. While the team …

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The Henderson’s and CN Rail

I knew Paul Henderson’s father when I was with CN. I would go from station to station and Paul’s father ran the CN station in Lucknow, Ontario. Paul was out …

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Canadian Military Celebrations in Germany

Bob Bryden New Hamburg, Ontario

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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 …