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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Ice hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in Canada and the United States, is a team sport played on ice.
Ice hockey is played on a hockey rink by six players per side, each of whom is on ice skates.
Ice hockey is one of the fastest growing women's sports in the world, with the number of participants increasing 400 percent in the last 10 years.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Ice_hockey   (3009 words)

  
 Canada Cup (ice hockey) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Following the exciting 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the Soviet Union, interest in a world professional ice hockey championship increased substantially.
It was held in 1976, 1981, 1984, 1987 and 1991.
In 1996, the Canada Cup was replaced by the World Cup of Hockey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada_Cup_(ice_hockey)   (232 words)

  
 Canada Wins Hockey's World Cup
"HOCKEY is Canada's Game," it said in blood-red letters, and no one - least of all the sullen band of Finns seated a couple of sections away - seemed inclined to argue.
You would think, after such a clamour, that a few hockey types would use last week's victory to settle scores; no one, after all, likes to be accused of squandering the national birthright.
So as reporters and family members mobbed the undefeated team in the Canadian dressing room, Hockey Canada's easygoing president, Bob Nicholson, stood quietly in the margins, denying any suggestion that he'd shown the nattering so-and-sos what the country is made of, and warning of greater competition ahead.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=M2ARTM0012661   (1021 words)

  
 World Cup of Hockey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other hockey World Cups, see World Cup (hockey) for disambiguation.
The World Cup of Hockey tournament has been critiziced for favouring the North American teams, Canada in particular.
Also, the tournament has primarily only used NHL officials instead of employing some from other hockey organizations around the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Cup_of_Hockey   (304 words)

  
 TSN : CANADIAN HOCKEY - Canada's Sports Leader
Female hockey players will soon be hoisting the Clarkson Cup over their heads as the men do the Stanley Cup.
Hockey Canada announced on Saturday the hiring of Jim Hammett as the Head Scout of Canada's Men's Programs, known as the Program of Excellence, as well as a reorganization of the Men’s National Teams department of Hockey Canada.
Sweden became the first country to win Olympic gold and the world title in the same year with a 4-0 win over the Czech Republic at the 2006 IIHF Men's World Hockey Championship in Riga, Latvia.
www.tsn.ca /canadian_hockey   (306 words)

  
 Pittsburgh Penguins - Team | Feature Story: WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY SET FOR 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The World Cup of Hockey is a joint effort of the NHLPA and NHL, in cooperation with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).
The World Cup of Hockey 2004 promises to continue this tradition, with hockey's latest generation of elite stars showcasing their talents on a global stage.
The early Canada Cup tournaments, along with the inaugural 1996 World Cup of Hockey provided fans from all over the world with some of the finest hockey ever played and we certainly don't expect less from this tournament.
www.pittsburghpenguins.com /team/features/arts/282.0.php   (746 words)

  
 Atlanta Thrashers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
USA Hockey enjoyed one of its greatest-ever on-ice accomplishments in 1996 when the United States captured the inaugural World Cup of Hockey championship by defeating rival Canada, 5-2, in Montreal during the final game of a best-of-three series.
He was the first player signed by the Hartford Whalers of the World Hockey Association and skated there as a center/left wing from 1972 until his retirement in 1979 while appearing in 468 regular-season games and amassing 372 points (157-215).
The World Cup of Hockey 2004 is a joint effort of the National Hockey League Players' Association and the NHL, in cooperation with the IIHF.
www.atlantathrashers.com /View.aspx?CID01=945fe8c3-7add-42a8-ad93-927ac920b09d   (1559 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Russia appoints new national team coach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Igor Tuzik, the Vice-President of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia, was named as General Manager of Team Russia for the World Cup of Hockey 2004.
The World Cup of Hockey is organized by the NHL and by the NHLPA in cooperation with the IIHF and its membership.
The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia received the clearance from the Lithuanian Ice Hockey Association to use Zubrus in the World Cup, which does not forfeit his eligibility to play for Lithuania in future IIHF championships.
www.usatoday.com /sports/hockey/2004-05-28-russia-new-coach_x.htm   (586 words)

  
 Pravda.RU U.S. Team Will Be Russia's First Rival in World Cup Tournament of 2004
The calendar of the World Cup competition slated to be held from August 30th to September 14th, 2004 in six countries was presented last night.
The first competitor of the national team of Russia in the World Cup tournament of 2004 will be the U.S. squad, said the headquarters of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) which, alongside the National Hockey League (NHL) and the NHL Players' Association (NHLPA), is an organiser of this tournament.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has decided to cancel the women's ice hockey world championship earlier due in Beijing on April 3-9, because of the atypical pneumonia virus, RIA Novosti was told at the IIHF headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, on Monday.
newsfromrussia.com /sport/2003/04/04/45610.html   (2308 words)

  
 CBC Sports: No World Cup of Hockey in 2008?
The World Cup of Hockey was known as the Canada Cup until it changed names with the 1996 tournament.
The NHL's greatest concern with all the tournaments, namely the World Cup and the Olympics, is that players will be injured and unable to skate for their NHL clubs once play resumes after the Olympic break.
The league must also consider that Olympic and World Cup participants could be fatigued upon returning to their NHL clubs and may not have enough gas in the tank for a solid run at the Stanley Cup.
www.cbc.ca /story/sports/national/2006/02/17/Sports/worldcup_hockey_saskin060217.html   (1549 words)

  
 umusic.ca :: World Cup Of Hockey 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The music for "World Cup of Hockey 2004" is a mixture of current contemporary and original era rock music that has created an electrifying atmosphere in the rinks of the NHL, Europe, and countless other sports venues around the world.
Q: Of the eight participating nations in World Cup of Hockey 2004, name the one country which will not be hosting a match.
One at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, a second was created for the 81 Canada cup and was dropped and damaged by the Russians and is now on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
umusic.ca /worldcupofhockey   (1271 words)

  
 SLOVENSKO.COM: Ice-Hockey World Cup 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This year's World Championship in St.Petersburg, Russia, was full of surprises.
It was the first world championship final match, in which absolutely all players were born in the same country - in Czechoslovakia.
In the Slovak team, there are no more players that played in the federal team, which was one of the best world teams in the whole history.
www.slovensko.com /sports/ihwc2000.htm   (452 words)

  
 IHF's International Hockey Forums - powered by vBulletin
If you are interested in international ice hockey, you have come to the right place.
This means that we discuss ice hockey from all over the world, right from India's national championship in Leh, Himalaya to the World Cup and the Elite World Championship.
International Hockey Fans' (IHF) primary mission is to foster friendship, discussion and exchange of international hockey information among hockey friends from all over the world.
www.internationalhockeygang.org /forum/index.php   (338 words)

  
 Press Box - ICE HOCKEY: World Cup of Hockey 2004 Roster Announced - 5/20/2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Hockey today named 26 players, including 14 members of the silver-medal winning 2002 U.S. Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team, and 13 returners from the 1996 squad that raised the World Cup of Hockey trophy, to the United States roster that will compete at the World Cup of Hockey 2004.
The U.S. is the defending champion of the World Cup of Hockey, having defeated Canada, 5-2, in the third game of a best-of-three final series in 1996, which was the last time the event took place.
Roenick and Modano played together in the 1988 and 1989 World Junior Championship, and in the latter year were joined by Amonte and Guerin, who both stayed on to play in 1990.
www.usocpressbox.org /usoc/pressbox.nsf/0/8aae205039f4ec6d85256e9a007ae469?OpenDocument   (1070 words)

  
 VL of Sport - Ice Hockey
Special Hockey International provides an ice hockey program for any child or adult regardless of age, race or gender, who is mentally challenged, is physically able to walk and wishes to learn and play the game
Ice Hockey was established in the early 1900's with the first ice rink in Adelaide.
European Hockey Net under development, with the aim is to bring the whole of European ice hockey together on one site - more exposure of the national leagues, with information in English which is accepted as the international internet language.
sportsvl.com /ball/icehockey.htm   (1871 words)

  
 In-line hockey (WORLD.OHF.CZ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Many ice hockey players filled their summer break with playing these competitions, e.g.
At the World Cup the German in-line hockey team was joined by an ice hockey star Jan Benda who played SM-liiga in Finland last season.
In-line hockey is very popular in Spain and Latin America where there are no proper wheather conditions for ice hockey.
world.ohf.cz /inline/index.html   (752 words)

  
 The Official Site of the Colorado Avalanche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Colorado Avalanche forward Steve Konowalchuk was named to Team USA's World Cup of Hockey 2004 roster during a press conference held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota on Thursday, May 20.
USA Hockey named 26 players, including 14 members of the silver-medal winning 2002 U.S. Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team, and 13 returners from the 1996 squad that raised the World Cup of Hockey trophy, to the United States roster that will compete at the World Cup of Hockey 2004.
The United States is the defending champion of the World Cup of Hockey, having defeated Canada, 5-2, in the third game of a best-of-three final series in 1996, which was the last time the event took place.
www.coloradoavalanche.com /news/currentdetails.asp?ID=203   (1089 words)

  
 WCH2004.com Official site of World Cup of Hockey 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The World Cup of Hockey was last played in September of 1996.
CBC Sports and Société Radio-Canada are pleased to announce their acquisition of the exclusive Canadian broadcast rights for the World Cup of Hockey 2004.
The World Cup of Hockey is organized by the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association in cooperation with the International Ice Hockey Federation.
www.wch2004.com /news/cbc_rights.html   (257 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Other Sport... | Hockey | England men earn World Cup place
England booked their place at the men's World Cup in Germany later this year with a 1-0 victory over Belgium in the qualifying tournament in China.
The victory guarantees a top-two finish in Pool A and a spot at September's World Cup in Monchengladbach.
Mewanwhile, Ireland kept alive their chances of reaching the World Cup with a 2-2 draw with Pakistan.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/other_sports/hockey/4921384.stm   (358 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Will the World Cup be hockey's last hurrah in '04?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
When the World Cup of Hockey is played August 30 to September 14, it could be both the beginning and end of the NHL season.
The irony will indeed be huge if the world's greatest hockey players compete under the flag of their country and then are done for the year.
The first World Cup was in 1996 and followed on the heels of global tournaments like the Summit Series of 1972, the Challenge Cup in 1979 and Rendez-Vous of 1987.
www.usatoday.com /sports/hockey/columnist/thorne/2004-02-24-thorne_x.htm   (958 words)

  
 US Field Hockey Men's World Cup Qualifier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Martin and Kainth are among ten members of the young US team who were not yet born or were less than a year old when the USA recorded its historic ice hockey victory in Lake Placid.
Spain, Argentina, Belgium and Poland have clinched spots in the World Cup by advancing to the Qualifier semifinals, while Canada, India, New Zealand and Japan will battle for the final three spots on Saturday and Sunday.
The World Cup is scheduled for March 4-16, 2002 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
www.usfieldhockey.com /news/2001/m_wcq_RUS2.htm   (359 words)

  
 United States Olympic Committee - ICE HOCKEY - World cup of Hockey Roster Announcement Date Set
Zurich, Switzerland --The World Cup of Hockey (WCH) 2004 Organizing Committee announced today that team rosters for the upcoming WCH 2004 tournament will be released in mid-May and the size of each roster will be set at 26 players (23 skaters, 3 goalies).
The WCH 2004 Organizing Committee also announced that each team roster will consist of 23 skaters and three goaltenders, with three of the 26 players to be under the age of 22.
The World Cup of Hockey 2004 is a joint venture between the NHLPA and NHL,in cooperation with the IIHF.
www.usoc.org /73_16611.htm   (301 words)

  
 Ice Hockey World Championships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation...
Ice Hockey Results and Tables (11/Mar/2005) Click to subscribe to hockeyresults mailing list...
Fan site dedicated to the USA Women's Ice Hockey Team that features pictures of present and past players, photos of past tournaments including the Olympic Games, Four Nations Cup, World...
www.inlinedownhill.com /icehockeyworldchampionships.html   (228 words)

  
 Russia’s Top Ice Hockey Goalie to Miss World Cup - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Russians were also late naming their squad, after asking World Cup organisers to extend the deadline by a week.
Several of their leading NHL players said they were considering skipping the tournament, which brings together the world’s top eight teams — Canada, the United States, Russia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Finland, and Germany.
Mikhail Gorbachev is generally regarded as the man who broke down the “iron curtain” that separated the communist world from the West and thawed the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.
www.mosnews.com /news/2004/06/16/ice_hockey.shtml   (634 words)

  
 NHL.com - The National Hockey League Web Site
Relive the NHL's "second season" as the Hurricanes emerged with the Cup.
NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup, and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League.
All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. (c) 2005 NHL.
www.nhl.com   (288 words)

  
 BakuTODAY.net - Hockey: Finland, Canada Meet in World Cup Finals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Finland takes on Canada in the finals of the World Cup of Ice Hockey Tuesday in Toronto, Canada, and it might be the only ice hockey fans see for several months.
Finland is in the final after scoring a 2-1 upset of the defending champion, the United States, in the semifinals.
This could be the only ice hockey for a while -- National Ice Hockey League team owners and players are still in a labor dispute, and no negotiations are scheduled.
www.bakutoday.net /view.php?d=10427   (330 words)

  
 SI.com - Canada favored in Hockey World Cup - Sunday August 29, 2004 11:26PM
TORONTO (AP) -- The world's best ice hockey players will clash again -- this time under North American National Hockey League rather than Olympic rules -- when the World Cup of Hockey begins this week.
Ironically, the World Cup is jointly run between the NHL and the NHL Players Association and is perhaps the one thing they agree on.
The Americans upset Canada 5-2 in Montreal in the final of the inaugural World Cup in 1996, but the Canadians enter this event as the favourite coming off wins at the 2002 Winter Olympics and the 2003 and 2004 World Championships.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/hockey/more/08/29/bc.na.spt.hky.worldcupp.ap/index.html   (634 words)

  
 ICEHOCKEY 2005 IIHF WCH ::
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 03:07 PM Canada hangs on to the top spot in the IIHF World Men’s Ranking despite the loss to Czech Republic in the gold medal game of the 2005 IIHF World Championship in Vienna, Austria.
Championship: World Champion Czech Republic to play host Latvia in the 70th IIHF World Championship in Riga
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 03:06 PM The draw to determine the four Preliminary Round groups for the 2006 IIHF World Championship was conducted today in Riga, Latvia, the host city of the 70th flagship event of the IIHF.
web1.icehockey2005.com   (199 words)

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