Czechoslovakia men's national ice hockey team

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Czechoslovakia
Lesser coat of arms of Czechoslovakia.svg
Most games Jiří Holík (319)
Top scorer Josef Maleček (216)
Most points Josef Maleček (285)
IIHF codeTCH
Czechoslovakia national hockey team jerseys (1967).png
First international
Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921).svg  Canada 15–0 Czechoslovakia  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
(Antwerp, Belgium; 24 April 1920)
Last international
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 7–2 Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svg
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 19 December 1992)
Biggest win
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 24–0 Yugoslavia  Flag of Yugoslavia (1918-1943).svg
(Basel, Switzerland; 3 February 1939)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 24–0 Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; 21 February 1947)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 27–3 East Germany  Flag of Germany.svg
(East Berlin, East Germany; 25 April 1951)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 25–1 Japan  Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 4 March 1957)
Biggest defeat
Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921).svg  Canada 30–0 Czechoslovakia  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
(Chamonix, France; 28 January 1924)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances52 (first in 1930 )
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg Gold: 6 (1947, 1949, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1985)
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 10 (1961, 1965, 1966, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983)
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 14 (1933, 1938, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1981, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992)
Olympics
Appearances16 (first in 1920 )
Medals Silver medal.svg Silver: 4 (1948, 1968, 1976, 1984)
Bronze medal.svg Bronze: 4 (1920, 1964, 1972, 1992)
Czechoslovakia men's national ice hockey team
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Olympic Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1984 Sarajevo Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1976 Innsbruck Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1968 Grenoble Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1948 St. Moritz Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1992 Albertville Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1972 Sapporo Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1964 Innsbruck Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1920 Antwerp Ice hockey
Canada Cup
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1976 Canada
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1981 Canada
World Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1947 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1949 Sweden Ice hockey
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1972 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1976 Poland Ice hockey
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1977 Austria Ice hockey
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1985 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1961 Switzerland Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1965 Finland Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1966 Yugoslavia Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1971 Switzerland Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1974 Finland Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1975 West Germany Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1978 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1979 Soviet Union Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1982 Finland Ice hockey
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1983 West Germany Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1933 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1938 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1955 West Germany Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1957 Soviet Union Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1959 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1963 Sweden Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1969 Sweden Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1970 Sweden Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1973 Soviet Union Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1981 Sweden Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1987 Austria Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1989 Sweden Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1990 Switzerland Ice hockey
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1992 Czechoslovakia Ice hockey

The Czechoslovakia men's national ice hockey team was the national ice hockey team of Czechoslovakia, and competed from 1920 until 1992. The successor to the Bohemia national ice hockey team, which was a European power prior to World War I, the Czechoslovak national team first appeared at the 1920 Summer Olympics, two years after the creation of the state. In the 1940s, they established themselves as the best team in Europe, becoming the first team from the continent to win two World Championships (1947 and 1949). After the arrival of the Soviet Union on the international hockey scene in the 1950s, the Czechoslovaks regularly fought Sweden and Canada for silver and bronze medals, and sometimes beat the Soviets. In total, they won the gold medal six times.

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Due to the split of the country Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the team was replaced in 1993 with the Czech and the Slovak national teams. The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) recognized the Czech national team as a successor of Czechoslovakia national team and kept it in the top group, while the Slovak national team was entered into the lowest level, Pool C, winning promotion in successive years to join the elite division in 1996.

Notable events

Notable players

Former National jerseys

Czechoslovakia national hockey team jerseys (with COA).png Czechoslovakia national hockey team jerseys (1988).png

Olympic record

GamesGPWOWTOLLGFGACoachCaptainFinishRank
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 1920 Antwerp 310002131? Josef Šroubek Bronze medal RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of France.svg 1924 Chamonix 3100021441? Josef Šroubek First Round6th
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1928 St. Moritz 21000135? Josef Šroubek First Round7th
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg 1932 Lake Placid Did not participate
Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 9500041618? Josef Maleček Final Round4th
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1948 St. Moritz 8701008018 Mike Buckna Vladimír Zábrodský Round-robinSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Norway.svg 1952 Oslo 8600024718 Jiří Tožička, Josef Herman Karel Gut Round-robin4th
Flag of Italy.svg 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 7300043236 Vladimír Bouzek Karel Gut Final Round5th
Flag of the United States.svg 1960 Squaw Valley 7300044431 Eduard Farda, Ladislav Horský Karel Gut Medal Round4th
Flag of Austria.svg 1964 Innsbruck 7500023819 Jiří Anton, Vladimír Kostka Vlastimil Bubník Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of France.svg 1968 Grenoble 7501013317 Jaroslav Pitner, Vladimír Kostka Jozef Golonka Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg 1972 Sapporo 5300022613 Jaroslav Pitner, Vladimír Kostka Josef Černý Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Austria.svg 1976 Innsbruck 5300021710 Karel Gut, Ján Starší František Pospíšil Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of the United States.svg 1980 Lake Placid 6400024017 Karel Gut, Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý Bohuslav Ebermann Consolation Round5th
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1984 Sarajevo 760001409 Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý František Černík Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 1988 Calgary 8400043328 Ján Starší, František Pospíšil Dušan Pašek Final Round6th
Flag of France.svg 1992 Albertville 8600023621 Ivan Hlinka, Jaroslav Walter Tomáš Jelínek Bronze Medal GameBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Norway.svg 1994 Lillehammer Since 1993, Czechoslovakia has been split and was succeeded by the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Canada Cup record

YearGPWTLGFGACoachCaptainFinishRank
1976 73132320 Karel Gut, Ján Starší František Pospíšil FinalSilver medal icon.svg
1981 62222217 Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý Milan Nový Semi-finalsBronze medal icon.svg
1984 50141021 Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý Vladimír Caldr Round-robin5th
1987 52121215 Ján Starší, František Pospíšil Dušan Pašek Semi-finals4th
1991 51041118 Ivan Hlinka, Jaroslav Walter František Musil Round-robin6th

European Championship record

GamesGPWTLGFGACoachCaptainFinishRank
1910–1914Did not participate. Was Flag of Bohemia.svg  Bohemia .
Flag of Sweden.svg 1921 Stockholm 100146??FinalSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1922 St. Moritz 2200113??Round-robinGold medal icon.svg
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 1923 Antwerp 4202169??Round-robinBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Italy.svg 1924 Milan Did not participate.
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1925 Štrbské Pleso, Starý Smokovec 3300100??Round-robinGold medal icon.svg
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1926 Davos 7502188??Final roundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Austria.svg 1927 Wien 511376??Round-robin5th
Flag of Hungary.svg 1929 Budapest 440083??FinalGold medal icon.svg
Flag of Germany.svg 1932 Berlin 61141010??Final round5th

World Championship record

ChampionshipGPWOWTOLLGFGACoachCaptainFinishRank
Flag of France.svg / Flag of Austria.svg / Flag of Germany.svg 1930 Chamonix/Vienna/Berlin 10-0-113??Quarter-finalstied 6th
Flag of Poland.svg 1931 Krynica-Zdrój 73-1-3107??Quarter-finals5th
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1933 Prague 86-0-21712? Josef Maleček 3rd Place GameBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg 1934 Milan 52-01264??Third Round5th
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1935 Davos 95-0-43815??Final Round4th
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 1937 London 84-2-2229? Josef Maleček Consolation Round6th
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1938 Prague 74-1-296 Mike Buckna Josef Maleček 3rd Place GameBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1939 Zürich/Basel 103-2-5379 Mike Buckna Josef Maleček 3rd Place Game4th
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1947 Prague 76-0-18510 Mike Buckna František Pácalt Round-robinGold medal icon.svg
Flag of Sweden.svg 1949 Stockholm 75-0-24212 Antonín Vodička Vladimír Zábrodský Final RoundGold medal icon.svg
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 1950 London Did not participate
Flag of France.svg 1951 Paris Did not participate
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1953 Zürich/Basel (4)(3)-(0)-(1)(32)(15) Eduard Farda Karel Gut Did not finish/Disqualified
Flag of Sweden.svg 1954 Stockholm 74-0-34121 Vladimír Bouzek, Jiří Anton Karel Gut Round-robin4th
Flag of Germany.svg 1955 Krefeld/Dortmund/Cologne 85-1-26322 Vladimír Bouzek, Jiří Anton Karel Gut Round-robinBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1957 Moscow 75-1-1669 Vladimír Bouzek, Bohumil Rejda Karel Gut Round-robinBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Norway.svg 1958 Oslo 73-2-22121 Bohumil Rejda Karel Gut Round-robin4th
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1959 Prague/Bratislava/Brno/Ostrava 85-0-34622 Vlastimil Sýkora Karel Gut Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1961 Geneva/Lausanne 76-1-0339 Zdeněk Andršt, Vladimír Kostka Vlastimil Bubník Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of the United States.svg 1962 Colorado Springs, Denver Did not participate
Flag of Sweden.svg 1963 Stockholm 75-1-14116 Jiří Anton Vlastimil Bubník Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Finland.svg 1965 Tampere 76-0-14310 Vladimír Bouzek, Vladimír Kostka František Tikal Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1966 Ljubljana 76-0-13215 Vladimír Bouzek, Vladimír Kostka František Tikal Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Austria.svg 1967 Vienna 73-2-22918 Vladimír Bouzek, Jaroslav Pitner František Tikal Final Round4th
Flag of Sweden.svg 1969 Stockholm 108-0-24020 Jaroslav Pitner, Vladimír Kostka Jozef Golonka Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Sweden.svg 1970 Stockholm 105-1-44730 Jaroslav Pitner, Vladimír Kostka Josef Černý Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1971 Bern/Geneva 107-1-24420 Jaroslav Pitner, Vladimír Kostka Josef Černý Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1972 Prague 109-0-17216 Jaroslav Pitner, Vladimír Kostka František Pospíšil Final RoundGold medal icon.svg
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1973 Moscow 106-1-34820 Jaroslav Pitner, Vladimír Kostka František Pospíšil Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Finland.svg 1974 Helsinki 107-0-35720 Karel Gut, Ján Starší František Pospíšil Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Germany.svg 1975 Munich/Düsseldorf 108-0-25519 Karel Gut, Ján Starší František Pospíšil Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Poland.svg 1976 Katowice 109-1-06714 Karel Gut, Ján Starší František Pospíšil Final RoundGold medal icon.svg
Flag of Austria.svg 1977 Vienna 107-1-25432 Karel Gut, Ján Starší František Pospíšil Final RoundGold medal icon.svg
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1978 Prague 109-0-15421 Karel Gut, Ján Starší Ivan Hlinka Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1979 Moscow 63-1-22530 Karel Gut, Ján Starší Ivan Hlinka Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Sweden.svg 1981 Gothenburg/Stockholm 62-2-22022 Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý Milan Nový Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Finland.svg 1982 Helsinki/Tampere 105-2-33820 Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý Milan Nový Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of Germany.svg 1983 Düsseldorf/Dortmund/Munich 106-2-24021 Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý František Černík Final RoundSilver medal icon.svg
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1985 Prague 107-1-24822 Luděk Bukač, Stanislav Neveselý Dárius Rusnák Final RoundGold medal icon.svg
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1986 Moscow 105-1-43821 Ján Starší, František Pospíšil Dárius Rusnák Consolation Round5th
Flag of Austria.svg 1987 Austria 106-2-23222 Ján Starší, František Pospíšil Dušan Pašek Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Sweden.svg 1989 Stockholm/Södertälje 104-2-43821 Pavel Wohl, Stanislav Neveselý Vladimír Růžička Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1990 Bern/Fribourg 105-1-44030 Pavel Wohl, Stanislav Neveselý Jiří Doležal Final RoundBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Finland.svg 1991 Helsinki/Turku/Tampere 104-0-62827 Stanislav Neveselý, Josef Horešovský Bedřich Ščerban Consolation Round6th
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1992 Prague/Bratislava 86-0113312 Ivan Hlinka, Jaroslav Walter Tomáš Jelínek 3rd Place GameBronze medal icon.svg
Flag of Germany.svg 1993 Munich/Dortmund Since 1993 Czechoslovakia has been split and was succeeded by Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic and Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia .

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