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Movie and Lecture with 1980 Gold Medalist

Monday, February 26th, 2007

Team USA hockey great Mark Wells will be visiting SUNY Canton to tell the true tale of what has been called one of the greatest sporting events of the twentieth century.

Wells and the U.S. Hockey Team triumphed over the favored Soviet Union team in Lake Placid. Wells will watch the movie “Miracle” and share his memories of the 1980 Winter Olympics with guests at 7 p.m. Friday, March 30 in the SUNY Canton Kingston Theater. This event is free and open to the public.

Wells was inducted into both the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame and the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. He was named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of Year in 1980. He is also a member of the Bowling Green University Athletic Hall of Fame.

 

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