1972 THE SUMMIT SERIES: Canada vs. USSR, Stats, Lies and Videotape, The UNTOLD Story of Hockey’s Series of the Century

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9781479386932: 1972 THE SUMMIT SERIES: Canada vs. USSR, Stats, Lies and Videotape, The UNTOLD Story of Hockey’s Series of the Century

***THIS is the Revised & Enhanced May 2013 version of the book NOW AVAILABLE to purchase!*** MORE details can be found at: www.facebook.com/72series , www.twitter.com/72seriesbendell , or by contacting the author at: thesummitseries1972@yahoo.com **Revisit hockey’s 'first' epic and unforgettable battle between Team Canada 1972 and the Soviet National Team, the one by which all others would be judged; 1972 – THE SUMMIT SERIES, The UNTOLD Story.** Those eight legendary games left an indelible mark on the face of hockey that endures even today. Yet, it turns out there was much more to the legend of the ’72 Series. Specifically, the full, incredible true story about what ‘actually’ happened would not be discovered until decades later when the first DVD set of the games came out in 2002 and this author uncovered numerous factual errors with the original scoring statistics. Thus, began a 10-year "Voyage of Discovery" to research and complete the most definitive book ever written about; "The Series We Thought We Knew". Learn ALL about the thrills, spills, hits, heartaches, despair and ultimate triumph experienced by the members of Team Canada ’72 when they clashed with the USSR (also known then as the Soviet Union and now as Russia). And, of all Canadians and Russians who lived and breathed the series in September 1972 and the impact and legacy it has left on the game of hockey ever since! ***** ACCOLADES ***** >>>> “Enjoyed it immensely! Brought back many wonderful memories. Telling all my friends to buy it. Thanks again ...” Howie Meeker–ex-NHL player and renowned NHL commentator/analyst for many years >>>> “... a true treasure chest of the 1972 Summit Series.” Joe Pelletier–Author of two books: The World Cup of Hockey and Legends of Team Canada and a freelance hockey journalist >>>> “If that series was war, this lengthy tome is War and Peace.” Lance Hornby–Toronto Sun sports writer >>>> “I think it’s great and it’s a "coffee table" item at my house...” Steve Dowling–1972 Summit Series Game 2 referee >>>> "Mr. Bendell has certainly brought the Series home to me!" Larry Leblanc–Manitoulin Expositor writer

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Richard J. Bendell combines his love of hockey along with extensive experience and knowledge as a Certified Management Accountant to write this landmark account about one of hockey’s most recognized and famous events of all-time; The 1972 SUMMIT SERIES. Paul Patskou is a respected hockey historian and video archivist who has worked on several documentaries on the series. Robert MacAskill is an internationally-acclaimed Producer-Director. MacAskill also has many honours to his credit including 7 Gemini nominations and awards. Robert has a keen interest in the series and has directed and produced superb works on it including ‘Summit on Ice’, ‘September '72’ and ‘'72 Complete’.

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