The "Slap Shot" Story with Dave Hanson (Premiered 1977)

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The choice of three then-minor league hockey players to play the Hanson Brothers in "Slap Shot" starring Paul Newman was a casting hat-trick. When Dave "Killer" Hanson (middle guy in pic)—was drafted for the movie, the Hanson brothers were born. This is his story. Slap Shot premiered on this day in 1977.