Category Archives: Stories

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 …

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Telephone Pole Memory

I had just started working as a lineman for Maritime Tel & Tel (now Bell Aliant). On game day I realized I had no chance of finding a TV 40′ …

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File this Memory

I actually DO remember where I was during the game . . . Although my story really isn’t very exciting! I was working for the City of Halifax at the …

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Canadian Memories in Boston

I was a freshman at Bridgewater State College, now University, when that game was played. I had made friends with several other dedicated Boston sports fans and remember watching the …

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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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Summit Series Trickery?

I was 8 at this time and I was leaving in Switzerland. The only thing I remember is my Dad telling me that the Canada were tricked by the Soviet …

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Cheers from the Back of the Cafeteria

I was living in North Your at the time and attending George Vanier School. There were approximately 200 people that were moved to the cafeteria to watch the final game. …

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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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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 …