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Encyclopedia > List of international ice hockey competitions featuring NHL players

The following is a list of international ice hockey competitions where National Hockey League players have been able to participate. NHL redirects here. ...

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Summit Series

Year Winner Runner-up
1972 Canada Canada Soviet Union USSR

Yvan Cournoyer (Canada) shooting towards Vladislav Tretiak (USSR) during a game of the Summit Series The 1972 Summit Series (in French, La Série du siècle), as it eventually came to be known, was the first competition between Soviet and Canadian professional ice hockey players (only amateurs were allowed... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ...

Super Series

The Super Series were exhibition games between Soviet teams and NHL teams that took place on each NHL opponents' home ice in North America from 1976 to 1991. The Soviet teams were usually club teams from the Soviet hockey league. The exception was in 1983, when the Soviet National Team represented the Soviet Union. Soviet teams won 14 series, NHL teams won 2 series, and 2 series were tied. For information on the Super Series of squash, see: PSA Super Series For information on the ICC Super Series of cricket, see ICC Super Series The Super Series were exhibition games between Soviet teams and NHL teams that took place on each NHL opponents home ice in North America from...


In the following summary the winner of a series is in bold.

Year 1st Team 2nd Team W L T
1976 HC CSKA Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1976 Soviet Wings Moscow NHL 3 1 0
1978 HC Spartak Moscow NHL 3 2 0
1979 Soviet Wings Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1980 HC Dynamo Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1980 HC CSKA Moscow NHL 3 2 0
1983 Soviet Union USSR NHL 4 2 0
1986 HC CSKA Moscow NHL 5 1 0
1986 HC Dynamo Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1989 HC CSKA Moscow NHL 4 2 1
1989 NHL Dynamo Riga 4 2 1
1990 NHL Khimik Voskresensk 3 3 0
1990 NHL Soviet Wings Moscow 3 1 1
1990 HC CSKA Moscow NHL 4 1 0
1990 HC Dynamo Moscow NHL 3 2 0
1991 NHL Khimik Voskresensk 3 3 1
1991 HC CSKA Moscow NHL 6 1 0
1991 HC Dynamo Moscow NHL 3 2 2

HC CSKA Moscow (Central Sports Army Club Moscow, Russian: ХК ЦСКА Москва) is a Russian ice hockey club, often referred to as Red Army for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Krylya Sovetov Moscow (Ru: Крылья Советов Москва) are an ice hockey team in the Russian Hockey Super League and are based in Moscow, Russia. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... HC Spartak Moscow (ru: Спартак Москва) is a Russian professional ice hockey team. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Krylya Sovetov Moscow (Ru: Крылья Советов Москва) are an ice hockey team in the Russian Hockey Super League and are based in Moscow, Russia. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | Ice hockey stubs | Russian football clubs ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... HC CSKA Moscow (Central Sports Army Club Moscow, Russian: ХК ЦСКА Москва) is a Russian ice hockey club, often referred to as Red Army for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... HC CSKA Moscow (Central Sports Army Club Moscow, Russian: ХК ЦСКА Москва) is a Russian ice hockey club, often referred to as Red Army for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | Ice hockey stubs | Russian football clubs ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... HC CSKA Moscow (Central Sports Army Club Moscow, Russian: ХК ЦСКА Москва) is a Russian ice hockey club, often referred to as Red Army for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Dynamo Riga was a hockey club in the Soviet Elite League based in Riga, Latvia. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Khimik Moskovskaja Oblast (ru: Химик Московская область) are a Russian professional ice hockey team. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Krylya Sovetov Moscow (Ru: Крылья Советов Москва) are an ice hockey team in the Russian Hockey Super League and are based in Moscow, Russia. ... HC CSKA Moscow (Central Sports Army Club Moscow, Russian: ХК ЦСКА Москва) is a Russian ice hockey club, often referred to as Red Army for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | Ice hockey stubs | Russian football clubs ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Khimik Moskovskaja Oblast (ru: Химик Московская область) are a Russian professional ice hockey team. ... HC CSKA Moscow (Central Sports Army Club Moscow, Russian: ХК ЦСКА Москва) is a Russian ice hockey club, often referred to as Red Army for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | Ice hockey stubs | Russian football clubs ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ...

Canada Cup

Canada Cups were the major international competition for NHL players before the advent of the World Cup. Following the exciting 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the Soviet Union, interest in a world professional ice hockey championship increased substantially. ...

Year Winner Runner-up
1976 Canada Canada Czechoslovakia
1981 Soviet Union USSR Canada Canada
1984 Canada Canada Sweden Sweden
1987 Canada Canada Soviet Union USSR
1991 Canada Canada United States United States

After the Summit Series of 1972 and 1974, the NHL and NHLPA decided to broaden the scope of the competition, inviting to the tournament a number of hockey countries and allowing each invited country to send the best possible team they could muster. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Czechoslovakia_(bordered). ... The 1981 Canada Cup was the second such professional ice hockey world championship. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Canada won this tournament, beating Sweden in the final. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Tournament MVP Wayne Gretzky celebrates Canadas victory The 1987 Canada Cup was a Professional ice hockey world championships series in 1987. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Wayne Gretzky celebrates Canadas victory with Mark Messier The 1991 Canada Cup was a Professional ice hockey world championships series in 1991. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ...

Challenge Cup 1979

Year Winner Runner-up
1979 Soviet Union USSR NHL All-Stars

1979 Challenge Cup was an ice hockey exhibition series between the Soviet national ice hockey team and a team of all-stars from the National Hockey League, held in New York City. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... NHL redirects here. ...

Rendez Vous 1987

In 1987 two matches were held between the USSR and NHL All Stars in Quebec City, Canada in place of the annual NHL All Star Game. These series were considered to have no clear winner by Canadians, although the USSR scored one more goal than did the NHL All Stars. Rendez-vous 87 was an ice hockey exhibition series between the Soviet national ice hockey team and a team of all-stars from the National Hockey League, held in Quebec City. ... NHL redirects here. ... Motto : « Don de Dieu feray valoir Â» (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Site in the province of Quebec Official logo Country  Canada Province Québec Agglomeration Quebec City Statute of the city Capitale-Nationale Administrative Region Capitale-Nationale Constitution date 1833 Geographical code 24 23027 Founder Foundation...

Game Date Winner Runner-up Score
1st February 11, 1987 NHL All-Stars Soviet Union USSR 4-3
2nd February 13, 1987 Soviet Union USSR NHL All-Stars 5-3

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... NHL redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... NHL redirects here. ...

World Cup

In 1996, the World Cup of Hockey replaced the Canada Cup. The World Cup of Hockey is the successor to the Canada Cup ice hockey tournament. ... Following the exciting 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the Soviet Union, interest in a world professional ice hockey championship increased substantially. ...

Year Winner Runner-up
1996 United States United States Canada Canada
2004 Canada Canada Finland

The first World Cup of Hockey (WCH), or 1996 World Cup of Hockey, replaced the Canada Cup as the premier championship for professional ice hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... The 2004 World Cup of Hockey is the second World Cup of Hockey (WCH), an international ice hockey tournament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ...

Olympics

In 1998, 2002 and 2006 the NHL has had a break in the season to allow its players to participate in the Olympics. NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ...

Year City Gold Silver Bronze
1998 Nagano, Japan Czech Republic Russia Finland
2002 Salt Lake City, Utah Canada Canada United States United States Russia
2006 Turin, Italy Sweden Sweden Finland Czech Republic
2010 Vancouver, British Columbia

Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics // Overview 1998 was the first year that featured women in ice hockey competition. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... 2002 Winter Olympic Games Ice hockey games were held at the E Center and Peaks Ice Arena in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah. ... Salt Lake City redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Torino Palasport Olimpico and the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy. ... Location Region Piedmont Province Torino Area   – Total   – Water 130 km² (50 mi²) ##.# km² (#.# mi²) #.##% Population   – Total (2002)   – Density 857,433 6,596/km² Time zone CET: UTC+1 Latitude Longitude   45°04N 7°40E (##.#######, -##.#######)1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ...

World Championships

Since 1977 there has been no limit to how many NHL players countries can send to the IIHF World Championships, but the tournament is usually played during the NHL playoffs. Because of the NHL lockout starting in 2004, all NHL players were available to participate in the 2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. Many players did however not participate because they had not played for a full season, and were therefore not in "game shape". Categories: Ice hockey stubs | Ice hockey ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The 2004-05 NHL lockout resulted in the cancellation of what would have been the 88th season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The 2005 Mens Ice Hockey Championships were held April 30-May 15, 2005 in Vienna and Innsbruck, Austria. ...

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2005 Czech Republic Canada Canada Russia
2006 Sweden Sweden Czech Republic Finland

The 2005 Mens Ice Hockey Championships were held April 30-May 15, 2005 in Vienna and Innsbruck, Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... The 2006 Mens Ice Hockey Championships was held in May, 2006 in Riga, Latvia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ...

See also

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) was founded in 1908 and is the worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... The NHL Challenge series allows select NHL teams to travel outside of North America to conduct training camp and participate in exhibition games. ...

External links

  • Hockey Hall of Fame's Summary of Super Series
  • Canada Versus the Soviet Union The heyday of the battle for world hockey supremacy (1972-1987)

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