Did Canada have a hockey team in the 1980 Olympics?

Did Canada have a hockey team in the 1980 Olympics?

The 1979–80 Canada men’s national ice hockey team represented Canada at the 1980 Winter Olympics held in Lake Placid in the United States. This was the first men’s ice hockey team to compete for Canada at the Olympics since the 1968 Winter Olympics held at Grenoble, France.

Who was on the 1980 Canadian Olympic hockey team?

Team Roster

  • Bob Dupuis.
  • Paul Pageau.
  • Warren Anderson.
  • Joe Grant.
  • Randy Gregg.
  • Terry O’Malley.
  • Brad Pirie.
  • Don Spring.

Who was the last player cut from 1980 hockey team?

Ralph Cox
He was the last player cut from the famed 1980 Mens Olympic Hockey Team that won the gold medal at Lake Placid. Cox was inducted into the New Hampshire Athletics Hall of Fame in 1986. He then joined the Pittsburgh Penguins as a scout….

Ralph Cox
NHL Draft 122nd overall, 1977 Boston Bruins
Playing career 1979–1986

Did Russia ever host the Olympics?

Russia has hosted the Games on one occasion. Moscow was the host of the 1980 Summer Games, when Russia was part of the Soviet Union.

Who was on the USSR hockey team in 1980?

The 1980 Soviet squad still had the Valeri Kharlamov-Vladimir Petrov-Boris Mikhailov line and other ’70s stalwarts such as Helmuts Balderis and Alexander Maltsev. The team also featured Vladimir Krutov, Sergei Makarov, Slava Fetisov and Alexei Kasatonov when they were in their early 20s. And the legendary Vladislav Tretiak was in goal.

Who did the US beat for the 1980 Olympic hockey gold medal?

On Sunday, February 24, 1980, the United States men’s Olympic ice hockey team defeated Finland by a score of 4-2. The win gave the US the gold medal for the tournament, but not before the team defeated the Soviet Union 4-3 just two days earlier.

Who was on the 1980 US Olympic hockey team?

The members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team were Bill Baker , Neal Broten , Dave Christian, Jim Craig , Steve Christoff , Eruzione , Steve Janaszak, Mark Johnson , John Harrington , Rob McClanahan , Morrow , Jack O’Callahan, Mark Pavelich , Mike Ramsey , Buzz Schneider , Dave Silk, Eric Strobel , Suter, Phil Verchota and Mark Wells.