The Canada Cup

Updated August 28, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

1976 Canada Cup

1981 Canada Cup

1984 Canada Cup

1987 Canada Cup

1991 Canada Cup

After organizing the historic 8-game Team Canada-Soviet Union series of 1972, NHL Players Association executive director Alan Eagleson and the NHL created the Canada Cup in 1976. For the first time, the best players from the world's six major hockey powers-Canada, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Russia, Sweden and the USA-competed together in one tournament.

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