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Around , a puck was substituted for a ball, and in two McGill University students, Robertson and Smith, devised the first rules.
The first recognised team, the McGill University Hockey Club, was formed in as hockey became the Canadian national sport and spread throughout the country.
The sport migrated south to the United States during the s, and games are known to have taken place there between Johns Hopkins and Yale Universities in Ice hockey spread to Europe around the turn of the century, and the first Olympic Games to include ice hockey for men were the Antwerp Summer Games.
Unsurprisingly, Canada dominated the first tournaments. However, in , and until its dissolution, the Soviet Union took over and became the number one team.
Any team performing under the tutelage of the greatest ice hockey player the game has ever known understands that the pressure is on to win gold.
Such was the prospect facing the Canada ice hockey team at the Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City with Wayne Gretzky, or the Great One as he was affectionately known, their executive director.
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Games were held at the Olympiahalle Innsbruck. The Czechoslovakian team suffered from influenza throughout the tournament, and they finished the game against Poland with only twelve players on the bench.
A doping test of one of the players was positive and a loss was recorded for the Czechoslovakian team, although Poland did not receive points.
In the final, Czechoslovakia was up 2—0 after the first period. In the second the score was tied by Vladimir Shadrin and Vladimir Petrov.
Heralded as one of the great moments in German ice hockey, the West German team won a surprising bronze. Sweden joined Canada in objecting to the amateur rules which heavily favored Eastern Bloc countries, and did not send a team as well.
In the first round teams were seeded according to their placement in the World Championships. Winners of this round qualified for Group A to play for 1st—6th places, while the losers competed in Group B for 7th—12th places.
Canada had previously withdrawn from international amateur hockey entirely because of disagreements over professionals not being allowed to play, therefore they did not send a team to the Winter Olympics.
The score after the Czechoslovakia vs Poland match was 7—1, but due to the positive doping test of one of the Czechoslovak players, the team was recorded a 0—1 loss.
Poland didn't receive any points.