The Toronto Star has some excellent 1972 Summit Series coverage.
Damien Cox of the Toronto Star has an interesting piece about remembering the 1972 Summit Series in actuality compared to what it has become. The premise of the article is summed with the line "this notion that every Canadian family lived and died with every moment, every shot and every goal, of that ’72 Summit Series is, I think, somewhat exaggerated with time." Yet he also ends the article with "That goal, whether I saw it or not, is part of me. And always will be."
Paul Hunter has brilliantly placed a collection of quotes to completely retell the 1972 Summit Series story. There's some intimate stuff in there - such as Phil Esposito saying "That's as close I ever came to kissing a guy!
Dennis Gibbons, perhaps the leading Canadian authority on Soviet hockey, offers a special look back at the 9 Soviet stars who are no longer with us. That includes Valeri Kharlamov, of course, who died tragically in a car accident in 1981. He was only 33 years old.
Dan Ralph tells us Paul Henderson never tires of talking about the Summit Series. Of course, you can read much more from Henderson in his new book release The Goal Of My Life.
The Star also offers looks at Gretzky and Lemieux's magic at the 1987 Canada Cup and Sidney Crosby's Golden Goal at the 2010 Olympics.
The Toronto Star does offer a collection of original 1972 content including articles and photography in e-book form. They charge $4.99. By the way, the Montreal Gazette offers their own such offering, and it is completely free.
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