Rocket Richard: The Legend - The Legacy

 
APRIL 9, 2004 TO FEBRUARY 20, 2005

This landmark exhibition celebrated Montreal Canadiens hockey star Maurice "The Rocket" Richard. It showed how this sports hero became
a Quebec legend, a Canadian icon and a world celebrity.


VISIT THE VIRTUAL EXHIBITION

Exposition virtuelle



WHO WAS
MAURICE RICHARD? 


Rocket Richard
Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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Maurice "The Rocket" Richard was one of the most important figures in the history of Canadian hockey. For 18 seasons he dominated the sport, electrifying spectators and blazing his way into the record books with 626 career goals.



 

INTRODUCTION
The Maurice "The Rocket" Richard Collection at the Canadian Museum of Civilization commemorates one of the most important figures in the history of Canadian hockey.

INDEX

CREDITS

 

PUBLICATION

Cover of Rocket Richard booklet

626 by 9. A Goal-by-Goal Timeline of Maurice "The Rocket" Richard's Scoring Career in Pictures, Stats and Stories By Sheldon Posen 36 pages, 50 b&w and 68 colour photographs, 20 graphs ISBN 0-660-19255-1 March 2004 $10.95 (paper)

About the Author: Sheldon Posen is Curator of Canadian Folklife at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. He is an ardent fan of Maurice "Rocket" Richard.

HOW TO ORDER THIS PUBLICATION

Visit the Cyberboutique for souvenir products available for sale

Travelling exhibition

The Rocket's Hockey Sweater

Roch Carrier and The Hockey Sweater

Professional Hockey and the Mail-order Catalogue



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