Popular Post Kevin Biestra Posted February 15 Popular Post Share Posted February 15 (edited) Back before the days of Don Taylor, John Shorthouse and Dave Randorf as hosts, Richard Saxton was the host of CKVU's Sports Page. That show hasn't been around for decades now but anyone who was around for the 80s and especially the 90s will probably remember the show and their highlights packages...it is what launched the careers of Taylor, Randorf, Shorthouse and others. Anyway, after the 1982 run to the final, Saxton put together this 30 minute recap which includes coverage and interviews as it was all happening. Has some good highlights and interviews and a few interesting facts are revealed. For one, Tiger Williams says that this playoff run was the first time in his three years as a Canuck that the media actually cared enough to bring a news camera into the dressing room after a game. Another is that Oh Henry sent each Canuck a box of chocolate bars because the old Flying V uniforms looked like the Oh Henry packaging. And some other little bits of history will pop up here and there. It's largely forgotten now but Game 1 of round 3 was one of the great playoff goaltending duels in Canuck history. King Richard edged out Tony Esposito but they both faced over 40 shots in the 2-1 Canuck win in double overtime, Brodeur stopping 46 out of 47. https://youtu.be/w29MdXphWdI Seems like it won't allow the video to be embedded but click the link if you want a bit of Canucks history, being told back when it was actually happening. Edited February 15 by Kevin Biestra 4 3 1 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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