It only took 50 years for the original Team Canada to fully participate in a book about that September, in 1972.John U. Bacon, a seven-time best-selling author based in Ann Arbor, Mich., was drafted to put “The Greatest Comeback” into words for a new generation. Through unfettered access, Bacon expands upon the time-honoured narrative about the Summit Series by blending in modern hockey analytics and a historian’s eye for detail. The result is a tale about optimism becoming an act of resistance.  Relive this “friendly” series with the Soviet Union that escalated into the Cold War on ice that ultimately changed hockey for the better.John, who jokes that his name should be “Canadian Bacon”, expands on his work in our latest conversation.