1972 The SUMMIT SERIES: Canada vs. USSR, Stat's, 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, Stat's, Lies and Videotape, The UNTOLD Story of Hockey's Series of the Century
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**NOW AVAILABLE to order – the Revised & Enhanced May 2013 version!!** MORE details at: www.facebook.com/72series , www.twitter.com/72seriesbendell or by contacting the author at: thesummitseries1972@yahoo.com The thrilling games in 1972 – THE SUMMIT SERIES forever left an indelible mark on the face of hockey. But, the full story of the event was still yet to be discovered until decades later when the first DVD set of the games came out in 2002 and this author discovered numerous factual errors with the original scoring stats. Thus began "a voyage of discovery" of 10 years and the writing of this book which represents the definitive look behind "The Series we thought we knew". The UNTOLD story reveals to readers what really happened on and off the ice when Canada clashed with the USSR (also known then as the Soviet Union and now as Russia) in hockey's epic and historic battle in the month of September 1972! STAT’s, LIES & VIDEOTAPE contains never-before-revealed facts, stats, stories & insights within its 34 chapters than ever before. It’s a guided tour through Team Canada's training camp in Aug/72 including 5 scrimmage games & 3 Intrasquad games all held at Maple Leaf Gardens - as well as the 8 games versus the USSR and 3 more exhibition games in Sweden & Czechoslovakia. The May 2013 edition is updated with exciting new details including pictures of actual ticket stubs for 10 of the 11 exhibition games! - Learn all about the who, what, why and how that took place before, during & after the 72 Series 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 – '72 Summit Series Game 2 referee ---- "Mr. Bendell has certainly brought the Series home to me!" Larry Leblanc – Manitoulin Expositor writer

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***NOW AVAILABLE to purchase – the Revised & Enhanced May 2013 version!!*** MORE details 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.** 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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