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1972 HOCKEY SUMMIT SERIES -- Invitation to 50th Anniversary Local Celebration

September 5, 2022

Kitchener, ON - - 1972 HOCKEY SUMMIT SERIES -- Invitation to 50th Anniversary Local Celebration

 

     - From our good friend, John Thompson



Where were you in September 1972?

If you're age 50 or older, you might recall the memorable 1972 Hockey Summit Series featuring Team Canada and the Soviet Union.
 
You might even remember Paul's Henderson's memorable goal in  Moscow on Sept. 28, 1972 (see attached image) with 0:34 seconds remaining in Game #8.
 
PERSONALLY....  I remember... because I was there.... YES there in Moscow..., one of 3,300 Canadian fans who witnessed that game in the 13,000 seat Luzhniki Sports Palace.
 
50TH ANNIVERSARY INVITATION
Please join me in celebrating the 50th anniversary of that epic Canadian sporting moment.
  
 
Tuesday September 13  
1972 Hockey Summit Series 50th anniversary - see attached flyer.
Edelweiss Sports Banquet Hall, 600 Doon Village Dr, Kitchener
 

FLYER

 
5:00 Doors Open
5:30 - Reception and memories of September 1972 - informal discussion and videos hosted by Neil Aitchison. 
For Ken Dryden's memories, click here:  https://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/2022/08/23/ken-dryden-gets-personal-remembering-historic-1972-hockey-showdown-in-the-series.html
6:30 - Dinner (order from menu and pay directly) and Hockey Summit Quiz 
7:30 - Auction - benefiting Hockey Helps The Homeless Waterloo Region
7:45 - 50th Anniversary Celebrations - Sean Mitton, author "The Goal That United Canada" - Overview of national celebrations
 
"1972 Hot Stove Panel" featuring NHL alumni Al McDonough (moderator), Rod Seiling (member Team Canada 1972), Dennis Maruk (NHL 60-goal scorer); WHA alumnus Ted Scharf and Sean Mitton, creator of the 1972 Project.
 
SWAG - A limited number of Hockey Summit '72 Golf Shirts are available - regular price $39 or $30 (tax included) if ordered by Tuesday September 6.... see attached photo and place you order by email, including men's size requested -  SMALL, MEDIUM (black only), LARGE, X-LARGE, XX-LARGE and bring payment to the dinner.
 
FARWELL SHOW JUST CONFIRMED..... I'm scheduled for an interview on  the Mike Farwell show on CityNews radio AM 570 on Tuesday Sept. 6 at 1:00 pm.
 
RSVP - Please confirm your attendance by Thursday September 8 or earlier to assist with our planning by email to sstj99@gmail.com 
 
Any questions, don't hesitate to contact me.
 
Thanks.
 
John
 
John Thompson, president
Kitchener Sports Association
519-884-4050


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