Devoted Fan Opens 1972 Museum In Hamilton
From Scott Radley of the Hamilton Spectator: 40 years after that moment, MacVicar has decided to give tangible legs to his fond feelings. It's a plan he hopes will explain some of the passion to those who believe the biggest goal in Canadian hockey history was scored by Sidney Crosby in Vancouver.
MacVicar is days away from unveiling his Team Canada 1972 Room. The still-in-progress museum dedicated to the series sits in what used to be the library at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre in north Hamilton. Full Story
Launch Party For Dave Bidini's New 1972 Book
Those in Toronto on September 11th can take in the ECW Press launch party for Dave Bidini's new hockey book A Wild Stab For It: This Is Game Eight From Russia.
Q and A With Vladimir Petrov
From Jeff Z. Klein of the New York Times: Q: What was it like to go to Canada?
A. We were surprised with many things, starting with the royal treatment we received in hotels and so on. After Game 1 we were recognized at every Canadian airport, and people were stepping aside to make corridors for us to walk down. As we were going through them some fans gave us friendly slaps on our shoulders. We even joked that Kharlamov had more slaps from fans than body checks in that first game. Full Story
Also from Klein at the New York Times: Q and A with J.P. Parise