What the Henderson Jersey means to CanadaWith the Cold War as the backdrop, the Summit Series garnered attention worldwide. What began as a political exhibition between Canada and the Soviet Union became a war on ice, and one of our country’s greatest and most dramatic tests in sports history.
Paul Henderson gave the jersey to Team Canada trainer Joe Sgro shortly after the series. It was later sold to a Canadian collector, who then sold it to an unidentified American collector. In June 2010, the jersey resurfaced on the auction block and was purchased by Canada’s own Mitchell Goldhar. Touted as the most significant piece of hockey memorabilia ever sold, the jersey has finally returned to its rightful home in Canada.
The journey of the jersey: From 1972 to 2010
Click here to read a letter from Mitchell Goldhar
"This is Canada's Jersey"
Mitch and Paul welcome the Henderson jersey home to Canada and discuss their plans to share it with the rest of the country. See the Video.
Mitchell Goldhar brings the jersey back...