Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Post Honours Canadian Hockey Legends with Latest Issue of Postage Stamps

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Post Honours Canadian Hockey Legends with Latest Issue of Postage Stamps

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Hockey legends honoured with postage stamps

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TORONTO - Canada Post is honouring some of hockey's greatest players with its latest NHL collection of postage stamps.

The 2017 Canadian Hockey Legends issue includes Maurice (Rocket) Richard, Jean Beliveau, Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Mario Lemieux, and Wayne Gretzky.

"The players we immortalized on this year's stamps redefined hockey over careers that spanned more than 60 years," Canada Post president and CEO Deepak Chopra said Wednesday in a release. "They inspired us -- and each other -- with feats that boggle the mind. They are the ultimate six. We hope that by issuing these stamps during the NHL's centennial, we have helped make this milestone year for the NHL even more special. …

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