The hidden date for this stamp can be found on the player's hockey stick.
On February 1-2, 2002, the City of Los Angeles welcomes hockey's brightest stars as it hosts the 2002 NHL All-Star Game and events. Since 1947, NHL's best players have been selected by the coaches, executives, the media or fans to take part in this spectacular event.
Tim Horton played 24 seasons in the NHL, 18 of them for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Horton played his first full season for Toronto in 1952-53. He appeared in seven All-Star Games, and in 1962 was on the Maple Leafs team that won the first of four Stanley Cups in the 1960s. Traded to the New York Rangers in 1970, and to the Pittsburgh Penguins a year later, Horton became a Buffalo Sabre until his death in 1974. Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1977, Horton played in a total of 1,446 games.
About the Stamp
Designed by Stéphane Huot of Montreal, and with illustrations by Charles Vinh and Pierre Rousseau, this glorious, stamp reflects the history and personalities of some of hockey's most enduring legends. This stamp includes a detailed head-and-shoulder portrait superimposed on a silver star.