April 25, 2014

Hockey Hall of Fame Seeks WHA Winnipeg Jets Memoribilia

The Hockey Hall of Fame is hoping to convince players, team officials and fans of the WHA to dig through their memorabilia and make donations to spice up its collection of sticks, sweaters and pucks from the rebel league.

In an article by Geoff Kirbyson of the Winnipeg Free Press it is suggested that it is no coincidence the HHOF's efforts are part of a push for the cupcoming 40th anniversary of the 1974 Summit Series, which featured the Soviet Union national team and WHA all-stars.

The Russians won 4-1-3, despite the efforts of Bobby Hull, who was the leading scorer with seven goals two years after being famously barred from the 1972 series because he signed with Winnipeg.

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