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  1. The Great One's heading Down Under to promote hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Madison Publishing

    ... team is coached by Dave Hanson, who became famous for his role as one of the Hanson Brothers in the 1977 movie, "Slap Shot," starring Paul Newman. "First off, we want to take down some players who can actually play," Gretzky said. "But on the other ...

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  2. The Great One's heading Down Under to promote hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... team is coached by Dave Hanson, who became famous for his role as one of the Hanson Brothers in the 1977 movie, "Slap Shot," starring Paul Newman. "First off, we want to take down some players who can actually play," Gretzky said. "But on the other ...

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  3. 'The Great One' Wayne Gretzky to promote ice hockey in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Canberra Times

    ... team is coached by Dave Hanson, who became famous for his role as one of the Hanson Brothers in the 1977 movie, Slap Shot, starring Paul Newman. "Nobody ever thought a kid from Arizona would be a No. 1 pick," Gretzky said. "So what's to stop an ...

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  4. Wayne Gretzky heading to Australia to promote hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | GlobalNews

    ... team is coached by Dave Hanson, who became famous for his role as one of the Hanson Brothers in the 1977 movie, "Slap Shot," starring Paul Newman. "First off, we want to take down some players who can actually play," Gretzky said. "But on the other ...

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  5. The Great One's heading Down Under to promote hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... team is coached by Dave Hanson, who became famous for his role as one of the Hanson Brothers in the 1977 movie, "Slap Shot," starring Paul Newman. "First off, we want to take down some players who can actually play," Gretzky said. "But on the other ...

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  6. Throwback Thursday: Local cast of hundreds join Paul Newman to shoot "Slap Shot"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Actor Paul Newman chats with hockey players at the Onondaga County War Memorial, where filming of Universal Picture's "Slap Shot" was taking place on June 1, 1976. Universal Studios, director George Hill, and star actor Paul Newman were going to be in Syracuse for a few days to shoot scenes of a hockey movie, titled "Slap Shot," at the Onondaga County War Memorial .

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  7. The greatest hockey moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... perfect, and his pre-game speech is one of the greatest of its kind in sports movies. The ultimate hockey movie, "Slap Shot" is revered for its humor, characters and longevity. Paul Newman is sensational and the Hanson Brothers steal the show. The ...

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  8. EDITORIAL: John Brophy was colourful and toughRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... regarded as inspiration for Reggie Dunlop, the character played by Paul Newman in the 1977 cult hockey movie Slap Shot. He grew up in Southside Antigonish Harbour and it was there that a young Brophy started to play the game that would become his ...

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  9. John Brophy and the tale of 'the tape'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | CBC News

    ... and his colourful career was part of the inspiration for Paul Newman's Reg Dunlop character in the classic movie Slap Shot . After his coaching tenure in Toronto ended, Brophy won three ECHL championships with the Hampton Roads Admirals in 11 ...

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  10. John Brophy's passion, profanity on display on 'the tape'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | CBC News

    ... and his colourful career was part of the inspiration for Paul Newman's Reg Dunlop character in the classic movie Slap Shot . After his coaching tenure in Toronto ended, Brophy won three ECHL championships with the Hampton Roads Admirals in 11 ...

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  11. Sports briefs: Former coach John Brophy dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    ... widely regarded as inspiration for the Reggie Dunlop character played by Paul Newman in the 1977 motion picture "Slap Shot." Conner, the Pitt running back who was diagnosed in November with Hodgkin lymphoma, wrote: "God is AMAZING. Just got the call ...

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  12. Ex-coach, enforcer dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... in the minor leagues from 1955-73, is believed to be the role model for Paul Newman's character Reggie Dunlop in Slap Shot . Brophy was once dubbed the "Godfather of Goonery." Having never played in the NHL, Brophy and his Long Island Ducks often ...

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  13. Long Island Ducks hockey icon John Brophy dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Newsday

    ... a colorful career that is said to have been the inspiration for Paul Newman's character in the cult film hit, "Slap Shot." "It's a sad loss for hockey. Never is there anybody on Long Island that I talk to about hockey who doesn't mention John ...

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  14. Former Leafs coach John Brophy dies after lengthy illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Erie Times News

    ... in the minor leagues from 1955-73, is believed to be the role model for Paul Newman's character Reggie Dunlop in "Slap Shot." Brophy was once dubbed the "Godfather of Goonery." Having never played in the NHL, Brophy and his Long Island Ducks often ...

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  15. The Bruce Boudreau fileRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... for the Johnstown Jets of the North American Hockey League, Boudreau appeared in the classic 1977 hockey movie "Slap Shot." Boudreau wore a green No. 7 sweater playing for the fictional Hyannisport Presidents against the Charlestown Chiefs. The ...

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  16. Mac's Musings: Cornwall judge goes next-door to pen Carpenter tributeRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... TV sitcom WKRP, Carpenter says it could have been worse, that he could have been compared to Reggie Dunlop, the Slap Shot character played by Paul Newman. He talks about the influence his parents had on him, and how his mother, an elementary ...

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  17. Benefit hockey game to fight cancer in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... and special guest Paul D'Amato, the actor best known for his role as Doctor Hook from the hockey movie “Slap Shot.” Mr. D'Amato will drop the puck for the opening face-off and later sign autographs. The pediatric nurses at Harrington ...

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  18. Reusse: Ex-Fighting Saints back Boudreau in Wild coaching searchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... spent part of his rookie season with the Johnstown [Pa.] Jets, the Saints' farm club. The classic hockey parody "Slap Shot," was being filmed at the time. Boudreau had a nonspeaking role as a player for the Hyannisport Presidents, rivals of ...

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  19. Marquette, Michigan Wins Title of Kraft HockeyvilleTM USA 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... featured brothers Steve and Jeff Carlson who went on to star as the Hanson Brothers in the iconic hockey movie Slap Shot . Lakeview Arena will prioritize energy efficiency updates with the grand prize money in addition to other arena upgrades to ...

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  20. Shot and also jailed 18 times, Goldie Goldthorpe was a true hockey characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Thunder Bay's Source

    Bill Goldthorpe's doesn't worry too much about what might have been. The inspiration for the Ogie Ogilthorpe character in the iconic hockey film Slap Shot , the Hornepayne, Ont.-born Goldthorpe was originally slated to star in the role himself.

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