SPORTS PICKS PRESENTS: TEAM CANADA
Canada's Favorite Sons Stand On Guard For Thee
Friday, September 23, 2005
Hockey's bloodlines run deepest in Canada, and McFarlane Toys is proud to offer a new set of Team Canada Sports Picks figures celebrating two of the greatest teams ever to wear the nation's maple leaf. In 1987, Wayne Gretzky captained a squad that included a young Mario Lemieux to a thrilling 6-5 victory over the USSR in game three of a best-of-three finals series. In 2004, Lemieux's Team Canada career came full-circle as he wore the captain's "C" and led his squad to a perfect 6-0-0 record in the World Cup of Hockey, including a 3-2 victory over Finland to claim the championship.
Our Team Canada Sports Picks lineup features three players from the 1987 team:WAYNE GRETZKYMARK MESSIERGRANT FUHRIn addition, our Wayne Gretzky figure will also be available in 12-inch scale, featuring Team Canada's red uniform from 1987:12-INCH WAYNE GRETZKYFive players from the 2004 team round out our Team Canada line:MARIO LEMIEUXVINCENT LECAVALIERMARTIN BRODEURJAROME IGINLAJOE SAKICEach figure will be available single-packed at Canadian retail, select hobby stores in the U.S. and through our online Spawn Store. Team Canada is due in stores in mid-December.
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