'72 Summit Series veterans have an evening at Place Des Arts
Members of Canada's team in the 1972 Summit Series appeared at Place Des Arts to talk about their memories of the games and the value of teamwork.
Published Friday, September 2, 2016 11:03PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, September 3, 2016 11:05AM EDT
The memories of the mythic 1972 Summit Series between Canada’s national hockey team and the Soviet Union were rekindled on Friday night as several legends came to Place Des Arts.
Serge Savard, Phil Esposito, Ken Dryden and Pete Mahovlich were just a few of the famous players who appeared in front of hundreds of Montrealers to reminisce about the series that ended with one of the most iconic goals of all time, scored by Paul Henderson with 34 seconds left on the clock.
The event took place 44 years to the day after the opening game of the series at the Montreal Forum.
The stop in Montreal is just part of a cross-country tour that will see the players discussing their memories of the series and talking about the power of teamwork. They will be in Winnipeg on Sept. 6, Vancouver on Sept. 8 and Toronto on Sept. 10.