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Alan Eagleson loses his Order of Canada

The Story


Alan Eagleson becomes the first person to ever be stripped of the prestigious award.

Medium: Television
Program: CBC News
Broadcast Date: Feb. 27, 1998
Commentator: Bruce Dowbiggin
Reporter: Sandra Batson
Duration: 1:29
Hockey footage: National Hockey League, Hockey Canada.

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