It was Sept. 28, 1972. Game 8 of the 1972 Summit Series between the Canadian and Russian hockey teams. 34 seconds left on the clock, and Paul Henderson scores the winning goal for Canada with the "shot heard 'round the world."
So where were you when Henderson's puck found the back of the net? For many Canadians, it was a remarkable moment - not just for sport, but for a sense of patriotism and global politics.
We've been collecting your stories and memories as we approach the 40th anniversary of the momentous series. We'll feature some of your stories in print and online.
Some of the stories you've shared so far have been fascinating:
- Newlyweds bumped from a honeymoon suite by celebrating hockey players.
- Watching the game in a packed, stifling high-school gymnasium, which erupted in roars with Henderson's goal.
- An editor for a certain newspaper won a bottle of liquor for writing the best front-page headline in the newsroom.
For more on Paul Henderson now, check out Patrick White's in-depth profile of the 69-year-old hockey legend.