Paul Henderson

Cold War on Ice

Ask any Canadian sports fan about the 1972 hockey series which saw Canada defeat the Soviet Union, and the name Paul Henderson springs immediately to mind. You’ll be inspired as you hear this hero of Canadian sports history tell his own story of hockey and faith!



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Today, Paul Henderson uses the lessons of leadership, teamwork and commitment he learned during the 1972 Summit Series and his 18 year professional hockey career, to motivate organizations around the world to reach their own goals. Paul begins his presentation with a brief video reliving the rush, glory and heart-pounding excitement of the ‘72 series. Through his sharing of behind the scenes NHL strategies, innovative insight, and humorous anecdotes, Paul correlates his own experiences to today’s competitive business environment.

Paul is also President of The Leadership Group, an organization he founded in 1984, which is devoted to the development of people for leadership. He is also very active in community groups such as Muskoka Woods Sports Camp and Teen Ranch and is a spokesperson for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Paul is author of two books, The Fans Go Wild (1973) and Shooting for Glory (1992).

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