This unique canvas print, made of museum-grade materials is a Artist Proof edition. It's custom artwork and variety of signatures makes this a truly special collectible. It has been personally autographed by the following 16 players: Marcel Dionne, J.P. Parise, Serge Savard, Wayne Cashman, Guy Lapointe, Peter Mahovlich, Phil Esposito, Paul Henderson, Tony Esposito, Stan Mikita, Brad Park, Dennis Hull, Rod Gilbert, Mickey Redmond, Ron Ellis and Bill White.
There are only 8 prints in this edition. This collectible comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity, and Tamper-Proof Hologram from Heritage Hockey.
The 1972 Summit Series was an eight-game ice hockey series between the Soviet Union and Canada, held in September 1972. It was the first competition between the Soviet national team and a Canadian team represented by professional players of the NHL, known as Team Canada.
The first four games of the series were held in Canada and the final four in Moscow. The Soviet Union surprised the Canadian team and most of the Canadian hockey media with an opening game victory. Canada won the next game 4–1; the third game was a tie and the Soviets won game 4. The Soviets won game 5 to take a three games to one series lead. The Canadians won the final three games in Moscow to win the series 4 games to 3, with one tie. The final game was won in dramatic fashion, with the Canadians overcoming a two-goal Soviet lead after two periods. The Canadians scored three times in the third, the final goal scored with 34 seconds left by Paul Henderson.