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Paul Henderson gets House support for Hockey Hall of Fame honour

Plus, Liberal Nicola Di Iorio finally steps down, Tory Guy Lauzon says he won't run again, and Sen. Paula Simons is honoured as a top atheist.
Paul Henderson, left, meets with Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, right, in Ottawa on Jan. 28. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
By Neil Moss      

“Here’s a shot. Henderson made a wild stab for it and fell. Here’s another shot. Right in front. They scored! Henderson has scored for Canada,” legendary broadcaster Foster Hewitt exclaimed as Paul Henderson put Canada on top, clinching a 6-5 victory for the Canadians in the 1972 Summit Series against the so-called amateur Soviet Union team, which had dominated international hockey for the past decade.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
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