As seen on Versus VS (formerly OLN), TSN, and ESPN.
If you are a new fan of hockey, or a long-time lover of the greatest sport on ice, this amazing DVD set is for you! Legends of Hockey was a special documentary series originally aired on Canada's TSN cable sports network, that over the course of 10 episodes in two seasons, chronicled the history of hockey. Through exclusive interviews, rare photographs, and archival film footage, all the stories are told! Over 12 hours of coverage all-told, including special bonuses available only on DVD. A must for your sports library, and a perfect gift for any true fan of the game!
Series 1 - "In 1893, Canada's Governor-General Lord Stanley created a trophy known to posterity as the Stanley Cup. In its pursuit, mere mortals would be transformed into legends. This spellbinding five-part documentary begins the Legends of Hockey series as its examines the rich history of North American Hockey - from the game's earliest days to the creation of the NHL, from the glory days of Original Six to expansion and beyond. Settle into your rinkside seat and experience the power and the glory of the legends of hockey as more then 40 honored members of the Hockey Hall of Fame tell their own tales in specially commissioned on-camera interviews, complemented by spirited narration and fascinating archival film footage." Profiles Include: Lord Stanley, Art Ross, Georges Vezina, Frederick "Cyclone" Taylor, Frank and Lester Patrick, Hobey Baker, Conn Smythe, Red Horner, King Clancy, Foster Hewitt, Nels Stewart, Howie Morenz, Eddie Shore, Andy Bathgate, Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, Gordie Howe, Teeder Kennedy, Ted Lindsay, Jacques Plante, Chuck Rayner, Henri Richard, Rocket Richard, Clint Smith, Jean Beliveau, Johnny Bower, Johnny Bucyk, Gerry Cheevers, Bobby Hull, Red Kelly, Frank Mahovlich, Stan Mikita, Bobby Orr, Bobby Clark, Marcel Dionne, Guy Lafleur, Lanny McDonald, Brad Park, Gilbert Perreault, Larry Robinson, Darryl Sittler, and Vladislav Tretiak.
Series 2 - "For some, hockey is more than a mere game. It is a passion born in youth, a desire to be the best, to face the foe and to emerge victorious. In five, all-new episodes Legends of Hockey, The Second Season presents this undying passion for the game. Specially commissioned interviews, rare archival footage and insightful narration combine to create intimate profiles of over 30 of the greatest players of all time. Included are Toronto's favourite son Dave Keon; Montreal's Cournoyer, Savard, Gainey and Dryden; the amazing brother act of Phil and Tony Esposito; the heart and soul of the mighty Islanders, Denis Potvin, Mike Bossy and Bryan Trottier and the two players who defined greatness like none before, Mario Lemieux and Wayne Gretzky." Profiles Include: Glenn Hall, Dave Keon, Dickie Moore, Marcel Pronovost, Terry Sawchuk, Norm Ullman, Gump Worsley, Yvan Cournoyer, Alex Delvecchio, Ken Dryden, Emile Francis, Eddie Giacomin, Rod Gilbert, Tim Horton, Bill Barber, Phil Esposito, Tony Esposito, Bob Gainey, Guy Lapointe, Serge Savard, Steve Shutt, Mike Bossy, Mario Lemieux, Denis Potvin, Billy Smith, Bryan Trottier, Scotty Bowman, Michel Goulet, Wayne Gretzky, Glen Sather, and Peter Stastny.
Publisher: Produced by Opus Pictures, 1996 & 2000
Condition: Brand New, Original Factory-Sealed Product
Price: $59.95 USD
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Item Number: DVD003
DVD: "Legends of Hockey" - Opus Pictures 1996-2000