Canada's national women's, men's and para hockey teams proudly represent our country and the maple leaf in IIHF World Championships, Winter Olympics and international hockey events around the world. Hockey Canada's Program of Excellence includes under-17, under-18, under-20 (junior) and senior teams. Find out how Hockey Canada's proud Team Canada Alumni Association members continue to excel in the game, in business and in life after their playing or coaching days are over.
The Canada men's national ice hockey team is the ice hockey team representing Canada internationally. The team is overseen by Hockey Canada, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. From 1920 until 1963, Canada's international representation was by senior amateur club teams. Canada's national men's team was founded in 1963 by Father David Bauer as a part of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, playing out of the University of British Columbia. The nickname "Team Canada" was first
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There are seven NHL teams located in Canada. From the date of their first NHL season the seven teams are: Montreal Canadians (1917), Toronto Maple Leafs (1917), Vancouver Canucks (1970), Edmonton Oilers (1979), Calgary Flames (1980), Ottawa Senators (1992), and Winnipeg Jets (2011). Let’s take a closer look at all seven teams and some of the important dates, players, retired jerseys, and the Stanley Cups that each of them have.
Canada has been a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 1920. Canada Men’s national team made their International debut in 1920. Canada won nearly every world championship and Olympic tournament between 1920 and 1961. The Women and Junior teams made their debuts in 1987 & 1973.
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The Canadian national men's ice hockey team dominated international amateur play from the 1920s until the early 1950s, when the introduction of state-sponsored national ice hockey programs, notably from the Soviet Union, began to dominate over the club-based Canadian program. Canada would change to a national team composed of amateurs and eventually withdraw from international senior-level competition in a dispute over the introduction of professionals, considered Canada's best, to counter ...
Projecting Canada's 2022 Olympic men's hockey roster: The NHL will send players to the Olympics for the first time since Sochi 2014.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed defenceman Travis Dermott to a two-year contract extension. Maple Leafs Sign Simmonds to Contract Extension. The Toronto ...