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Own A Piece Of Canadian History

from Andy Blatchford of the CP at the Toronto Star,

The hockey sweater worn during one of Canada’s greatest sporting moments is up for auction.

Paul Henderson wore the battle-scarred, stick-marked jersey when he buried the winning goal in the 1972 Summit Series against the former Soviet Union.

The sweater’s owner, who wishes to remain anonymous, is a cancer survivor who plans to donate some of the proceeds to charity, said Marc Juteau, president of Classic Auctions, the Montreal-area company handling the sale. Henderson was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia last fall.

“It’s somebody that really cares about what’s going on with Mr. Henderson, somebody who’s been there,” Juteau said

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Watch a feature on Henderson below…

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  Tags: paul+henderson, team+canada

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