The hidden date for this stamp can be found on the goalie'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.
Glenn Hall played minor league hockey until being signed by the Detroit Red Wings farm team in 1949. He joined the Red Wings for the 1955-56 season and then led the Chicago Blackhawks to Stanley Cup victory in 1960-61. With the St. Louis Blues, Hall made the first of three consecutive appearances in the Stanley Cup finals before retiring in 1971. He appeared in 115 playoff games, 13 All-Star Games - and played 502 consecutive league games from 1955 to 1962.
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.