Slap Shot's Own, Dave Hanson Presents His Autobiography and Charity Pursuits on Blogtalkradio's Big Hair Hockey Show

Dave Hanson, author with Ross Bernstein, of "Slap Shot Original: The Man, The Foil, The Legend" will appear live on Blogtalkradio to discuss his autobiography, his stint with legendary actor Paul Newman and charity endeavors.

Lebanon, PA, April 23, 2009 --( As the National Hockey League proceeds with playoff action, Big Hair Hockey Talk Show is actively promoting charity endeavors with the use of social media. On April 26th, at 2pm, Dave Hanson who was part of the original cast of "Slap Shot", a hockey movie cult classic starring Paul Newman, and an author with Ross Bernstein of Slap Shot Original: The Man, The Foil, The Legend will appear live via internet on Blogtalkradio in an exclusive interview.

He will discuss his entertaining autobiography, his personal journey of growing up in a tough neighborhood, and reaching his quest to make it to the NHL. In this must listen interview, he will talk about his latest charity endeavors with an appearance on “The Hanson Brothers on Ice: They Shoot – We Score” scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd at 5pm in Annville, Pennsylvania honoring the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.

Callers are welcome to join the conversation during the show by dialing (347) 324-3009.

Dave Hanson played for the Detroit Red Wings and Minnesota North Stars. His hockey career spanned ten seasons and included stints with the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League. He is best known for his portrayal of “Jack”, one of the unmistakably goofy enforcers of the movie Slap Shot. He manages the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center in Pittsburgh. He continues to make regular promotional appearance and is actively involved in charity endeavors with his fellow Hanson Brothers, Steve and Jeff Carlson.

ESPN's own John Buccigross calls his book a "must get" for any hockey fan. Joe Pelletier from HockeyBookReviews .com relates to the humor in the tales. "Some of these stories will leave you in stitches while others will have you digging through your DVD pile to rewatch Slap Shot all over again."

An archive will be available at the same link immediately following the show or listeners can subscribe to the archives via the RSS feed located on the host page The show has a running time of 30 minutes and will be available via Itunes podcast service.

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Ailyn Diaz