PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
A story about Quebec's most famous hockey player, Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, focusing on the struggles of a French Canadian in the National Hockey League dominated by Anglophones.
Several National Hockey League players have supporting roles or cameos: Mike Ricci, Vincent Lecavalier, Stéphane Quintal, Sean Avery, Ian Laperrière, Pascal Dupuis, and Philippe Sauvé.
Richard, people are saying you're a waste of money. A WASTE OF MONEY... you're playing tonight.
During the scene where N.Y. Rangers Bob Dill (Sean Avery), challenges the Rocket to a fight, a skater wearing headphones and a modern-looking black/orange/white hockey jersey labeled "Big Dog", briefly appears in the foreground of a shot where Dill makes his approach.
[referring to Maurice Richard] He's all of Quebec standing powerful and alive.
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