Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – This week, ten players from Team Canada ’72 including Phil Esposito, Don Awrey, Jocelyn Guevremont, Dennis Hull, Brad Park, Wayne Cashman, Pete Mahovlich, Frank Mahovlich, Red Berenson and Pat Stapleton, are in Moscow to attend the opening of a major exhibit titled World Hockey Classic: USSR – Canada at the new Russian Museum of Hockey. They will join Tretiak, Yakushev, Gusev, Lutchenko, Lypkin, Mikhailov and other greats from the 1972 Soviet team who battled the Canadians 45 years ago and remains the greatest hockey event in history.
Team Canada ’72 is one of the only teams to ever be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Mario Siciliano, President and CEO of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, is joining Team Canada ’72 members for this special trip to celebrate the 45 years of history and to help launch the new exhibit.
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About Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame:
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame features 12 galleries, the largest collection of Olympic and Paralympic artefacts in Canada, and dozens of hands-on interactive experiences. Each year, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame selects the country’s most influential and inspiring athletes and sport “builders” from nominations submitted by the public to receive the highest sporting honour in Canada. Our mission is to share the stories of their achievements so that we can inspire all Canadians to be the best they can be in all aspects of life. Visit www.sportshall.ca
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