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  Chapter 13- Team Canada 1972
Canada had participated in international tournaments since 1920s when the first Olympics were held.
In April 1972, during the World Championship held in Prague, special negotiations were held between representatives from both Canada and the USSR.
The first stop for the Air Canada charter was the Montreal International Airport where the players were treated to a ride on fire trucks as the fans loudly cheered.
www.angelfire.com /on2/overtime/chapter13.html   (1517 words)

 1972 Canada/Soviet Union Summit Series
Canada led the game 3-1 and 4-2, yet, in the end, the Soviets came out of it with a tie.
Team Canada matched the Soviets goal for goal in the first period until they fell behind 5-3 midway through the second.
While Team Canada celebrated the goal, Team Soviet were yelling and screaming at the referees that the light didn't go on.
www.angelfire.com /ca/CANpride/report03.html   (1617 words)

The only problem Team Canada worried about during the first half of the first period was whether or not they should take pity on the Soviets.
The Canadian crowd knew that Team Canada was trying their best, and gave the team a polite cheer as they skated to a 3-5 loss.
While Team Canada celebrated the goal, Team Soviet were yelling and screaming at the referees in rapid Russian that the light hadn't gone on.
www.geocities.com /left_wing009/summitseries.htm   (2074 words)

 USATODAY.com - Unifying a nation and a team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
That the 30th anniversary is being marked by expansive media coverage in Canada speaks to the magnitude of the event.
The 1972 Summit Series was considered a defining moment in Canadian hockey history as NHL stars rallied to edge the Soviets in an eight-game series.
Canada didn't have Bobby Hull, J.C. Tremblay, Gerry Cheevers and Dave Keon, among others, because they had jumped to the World Hockey Association, and the agreement was between the NHL and the Soviets.
www.usatoday.com /sports/hockey/2002-09-16-summit_x.htm   (1607 words)

 1972 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1971 in Canada, other events of 1972, 1973 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
January 1 - Canada's ban on cigarette advertisements on film, radio, and television, goes into effect
See 1972 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1972_in_Canada   (395 words)

 1973 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1972 in Canada, other events of 1973, 1974 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
February 1 - Gerald Bouey succeedes Louis Rasminsky as Governor of the Bank of Canada.
This is a boon to Alberta but hurts central Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1973_in_Canada   (338 words)

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MOSCOW -- Former Team Canada hockey star Rod Seiling says he realized just how much times have changed in Russia when players were greeted by a military band on an airport tarmac this week.
In 1972, they were also greeted by the military - but it was a bit different.
Four members of the original 1972 Team Canada hockey squad returned Friday to the Moscow arena where they won the most famous hockey series in the country's history.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/scfcn/CTVNews/20020215/ctvnews845517/Canada   (488 words)

When Team Canada was finally chosen in 1972 the entire hockey world was certain of Canadian victory: the Russian fans believed this too.
Too most, it was obvious Canada was the sole hockey power throughout the 1st half of the 20th century.
Canada knew they would have to form a national team from this day forward to keep up with the new powerhouse across the ocean.
www.geocities.com /canadavsrussia/1972.html   (2609 words)

 SI.com - Hockey - Simple exhibition series turned into something legendary - Thursday April 24, 2003 01:13 AM
Canada entered the third period down 5-3, but clawed back with goals from Phil Esposito and Yvon Cournoyer to tie it at 5.
The Soviet team members graciously sent a telegram to the members of Team Canada to be presented at their weekend gathering in suburban Toronto.
When the members of Team Canada gather in Mississauga, Ontario, this weekend for a reunion on the 30th anniversary of the series, they will recount tales of the magical Summit Series against the Soviet Union 30 years ago.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /hockey/news/2002/09/27/summit_main   (1406 words)

 Further Opportunities
Canada's policy states, inter alia, that foreign-owned companies may not sell books as a primary business activity, and that new businesses must be Canadian-controlled, and that the foreign acquisition of existing Canadian-controlled business is allowed only in extraordinary circumstances.
Canada could seek a broadly-worded cultural industries exemption as part of a new international trade agreement -- an exemption that would be available to all countries who are party to the agreement.
Canada could initiate a new international instrument, which would lay out the ground rules for cultural policies and trade, and allow Canada and other countries to maintain policies that promote their cultural industries.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /tna-nac/canculture-en.asp   (12980 words)

 Hockey Hall of Fame - Team Canada 1972 Tribute
eam Canada '72 was honoured at the Hockey Hall of Fame as the greatest team of the 20th Century.
Michael Burgess sang O Canada and then Henderson talked about how fortunate he felt first to have been invited to training camp and then to be able to elevate his game, scoring three successive game-winning goals.
Members of Team Canada '72 were honoured in the evening's gala tribute with miniature statues of the monument.
www.hhof.com /html/s72menu.shtml   (286 words)

 WDNR - Canada Lynx
The distribution of the Canada lynx closely follows the distribution of its main food, the snowshoe hare, which inhabits boreal forests.
Breeding populations of lynx presently exist in Canada, Alaska, Montana and Idaho, and perhaps in Washington, Minnesota, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
What You Can Do Wisconsin citizens are encouraged to become informed about Canada lynx and to support endangered resources work by contributing to the Endangered Resources Fund on their Wisconsin income tax form or giving directly to the Bureau of Endangered Resources.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/er/factsheets/mammals/Lynx.htm   (1422 words)

1972 is a leap year starting on Saturday (click link for calendar).
1969 1970 1971 - 1972 - 1973 1974 1975
November 7 - U.S. presidential election, 1972: Republican incumbent Richard Nixon defeats Democratic Senator George McGovern (the election had the lowest voter turnout since 1948 with only 55 percent of the electorate voting).
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1972.html   (1979 words)

 Timeline 1972
1972 May 22, The island nation of Ceylon became the republic of Sri Lanka, which is Sinhala for resplendent land, with the adopting of a new constitution Under prime minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike.
1972 Jul 31, Thomas F. Eagleton was chosen by the Democratic Party convention and presidential candidate George McGovern on July 31, 1972 as the Vice presidential candidate.
The park was expanded from 870 acres in 1948 to 6,300 acres by 1972.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1972.HTML   (11498 words)

 Hockey Hall of Fame - Team Canada 1972 Tribute - Summit Summary
Canada's top amateur clubs found themselves unable to compete with the Soviet Union and other top European countries and, denied the use of professional players by the International Ice Hockey Federation, Canada withdrew from international competition in 1970.
When Canada scored twice in the opening 6:32 of game one at the Montreal Forum on September 2, 1972 it appeared that Canadians had been correct.
Very few Canadians who were alive on September 28, 1972 did not watch the game on TV or listen on radio as game eight was carried live in the mid-afternoon.
www.hhof.com /html/s72sum.htm   (782 words)

 CIC Canada | Forging Our Legacy: Canadian Citizenship and Immigration, 1900-1977
fter Canada removed racial and geographical discrimination from its immigration policy and belatedly signed the Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol (Canada signed in 1969), refugees from outside Europe could apply for and frequently gain admission to this country.
In 1966, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees tried to interest Canada in accepting some of the Tibetans, all of whom were agriculturalists, for permanent resettlement.
Canada turned down the proposal that they be settled on land in groups.
www.cic.gc.ca /english/department/legacy/chap-6a.html   (1521 words)

 CSISS Classics - Lou Skoda and J.C. Robertson: The Isodemographic Map of Canada, 1972.
The latter attempt, appearing in a 1970 book called Urban Canada, was a fairly detailed effort that showed every electoral district, but each of the provinces was shown separately, and the blocky shape of the districts prevented all but the most rudimentary provincial outlines from being preserved.
In 1972, Lou Skoda, a cartographer in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, and J.C. Robertson, a research associate in the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia, published an isodemographic map that topped all previous efforts.
The Isodemogrpahic Map of Canada was the first truly successful isodemographic map and set the stage for the day when metal balls and mylar ashesive tape would be replaced by computer programs.
www.csiss.org /classics/content/27   (898 words)

 1972 Summit Series.com: A September to Remember   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Almost any Canadian who is old enough can tell you exactly what he or she was doing on September 28, 1972, when Paul Henderson scored the 6-5 goal at 19:26 of the final period.
Team Canada was composed of the NHL's greatest stars, and were expected to easily defeat their communist counterparts.
The list is an open discussion form for fans to share their memories and thoughts on the 1972 Summit Series, Olympics, Canada Cups, World Cups, world championships, world junior championships, women's international events, international hockey players and international hockey current events.
www.1972summitseries.com   (579 words)

 Music Division Archival Guide -- ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC IN CANADA (1972- )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
By 1971, senior editors Helmut Kallmann, Gilles Potvin and Kenneth Winters were hired, and in 1972, the Board of Directors obtained its charter.
The first English-language edition of the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada was published in 1981, and its French-language counterpart appeared in 1983.
Subsequent to a market study by the encyclopedia's board of directors, a second edition proved to be necessary, and was published in English in 1992 and in French in 1993.
www.collectionscanada.ca /4/7/m15-328-e.html   (181 words)

 1972 Summit Series: A September to Remember   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Marcel Dionne had just come off of his rookie season in the National Hockey League as the 1972 Team Canada training camp began, and many, including himself, were surprised by his inclusion on Team Canada '72.
But his immense skill level was too hard to ignore, as his hockey career would prove in the many seasons of greatness in the NHL following the tournament.
He was a scoring sensation in both the 1976 and 1981 tournaments, scoring a combined total of 5 goals and 10 points.
www.1972summitseries.com /dionne.html   (425 words)

 The Summit in 1972: USSR vs. Canada Summit Series
Featuring unforgettable moments of the 1972 Summit and more captured in educational mini web clips with commentaries and game analysis by guest speakers including legendary players, coaches and writers.
Complete on-line rosters of Team Canada and USSR feature players' and coaches' biographies, career stats and highlights in addition to their individual 1972 Summit Series performance analysis.
Besides major sections outlined above, the site presents a comprehensive list of references and links, provides project description and, of course, makes a desperate attempt to explain what this project is about.
www.chidlovski.com /personal/1972/content.htm   (397 words)

 Statistical Society of Canada
Chapters were opposed to the new Society, primarily because it was seen as too academic but also because the officers of the Society were not directly elected by its members.
Meanwhile the Statistical Science Association of Canada had held its annual meeting in Kingston, Ontario on 4 June 1973 and the publication of The Canadian Journal of Statistics intended for July 1973, finally happened in February 1974.
We refer the reader to the interesting article [1] which gives full details of the two rival Societies and the political moves which eventually led to their coming together in 1977.
www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Societies/Canadian_Statistical.html   (601 words)

 Hockey Canada News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The events will include a Team Canada 1972 Legends Golf Invitational and VIP dinner on Friday, September 26, and a reunion hockey game featuring the Team Canada 1972 players at Maple Leaf Gardens on the afternoon of Sunday September 28.
In addition to the above anniversary weekend activities, Canadian Hockey and the Team Canada 1972 members have licensed tv eye Entertainment with the rights to distribute a special Collectors Edition video package which will include the "SEPTEMBER 1972" television documentary along with Game 8 of the series, digitally re-mastered from the original 1972 footage.
"The members of Team Canada 1972 and Canadian Hockey endorse tv eye Entertainment as the official management group for all the 25th Anniversary weekend celebrations," said Paul Henderson, co-chairman of the 1972 players committee.
www.canadianhockey.ca /e/news/1997/nr076.html   (314 words)

 1972 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
January 1 - (Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of Manitoba; located in southern Manitoba; known for severe winters) Winnipeg is merged into a megacity
April 15 - Canada and the (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776) United States sign the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
See (additional info and facts about 1972 Governor General's Awards) 1972 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1972_in_canada.htm   (1321 words)

 The 1972 Canada-Soviet Summit Series collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
For Canadians old enough to remember, the 1972 Summit Series, an eight-game showdown between the best players from Canada and the Soviet Union, was like no other sporting event since.
The entire country was riveted to the T.V. set that September afternoon in 1972, when Paul Henderson scored the goal that launched him into immortality, and kept true hockey superiority in Canada.
All images contained on this site are property of their respective rights holders, and may not be copied or reproduced without expressed written consent.
www.puresportsart.com /warehouse/summit72col.htm   (140 words)

 Classic 1972 Canada-Russia hockey summit series becomes a 4-hours TV minisereis on CBC Television :: CHANNEL CANADA :: ...
CANADA RUSSIA 1972 (working title) is being produced by Barrie Dunn and Mike Volpe of Summit Films of Halifax, and Timothy M. Hogan and Rick LeGuerrier of Dream Street Pictures of Moncton, in association with CBC Television.
One of Canada's busiest television directors, TW Peacocke (Made In Canada, The Eleventh Hour) will shoot the film over eight weeks in Fredericton and Saint John.
CANADA RUSSIA 1972 is funded by CBC Television, the Canadian Television Fund, Telefilm Canada, Lions Gate Films and NB Film.
channelcanada.com /Article769.html?POSTNUKESID=43716fdd8e4eb295c9826...   (698 words)

 elected.ca - Canada and the 1972 U S presidential election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Canada and the 1972 U S presidential election
We couldn't find any results for Canada and the 1972 U S presidential election in Books.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute is announcing an online journal promoting the study of American history with articles from noted historians as well as lesson plans, resource guides.
www.elected.ca /Canada-and-the-1972-U-S-presidential-election/referenc...   (240 words)

 Team Canada 1972 Poster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In 1972, Alan Eagleson and the NHL Players' Association organized a series of eight exhibition games to be played between Canada and the Soviet Union.
While everyone knew that Canada produced the best hockey players in the world, the Soviets had become a powerhouse in International hockey because their best players were still considered amateurs, while Canada's great NHL players were professionals and were not allowed to play in international competition.
The Summit Series featured an all-star team of Canadian NHL stars - yet, Team Canada struggled through the first four games on home ice and had to scratch and claw to finally win the series in Moscow.
www.puresportsart.com /warehouse/canada72.htm   (267 words)

 Amazon.com: Canada's Team Of The Century - 1972 Canada Vs. U.S.S.R. Games 1-8 (1972): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Canada ruled the Western Hemisphere while Russia dominated the Eastern World.
In 1972 when Russia agreed to face Canada on the ice in an eight game series, four in each country, the sports world came to a standstill.
The Soviets were determined to prove that their reputation as the best in the world was deserved, while the Canadians believed that their day of redemption was close at hand.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00028PNCA?v=glance   (958 words)

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