The Sweater

The Sweater


Plot Summary 

In this animated short, Roch Carrier recounts the most mortifying moment of his childhood. At a time when all his friends worshipped Maurice "Rocket" Richard and wore his number 9 Canadiens hockey jersey, the boy was mistakenly sent a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey from Eaton's. Unable to convince his mother to send it back, he must face his friends wearing the colours of the opposing team. This short film, based on the book The Hockey Sweater, is an NFB classic that appeals to hockey lovers of all ages.

Cast & Crew

 Voice Roch Carrier  Director

Sheldon Cohen



Marrin Canell

Additional Information

Rating N/A Running time 10 minutes


Released 1980