Canada Cup

former ice hockey tournament for men's national teams

The Canada Cup was an international ice hockey tournament that was held five times from 1976 to 1991. Canada won the Cup four out of five times, and the Soviet Union won it once.[1]


Year Champion Runner-up Semi-finalists MVP
1976   Canada   Czechoslovakia N/A (round-robin system) Bobby Orr
1981   Soviet Union   Canada   Czechoslovakia and   United States Vladislav Tretiak
1984   Canada   Sweden   Soviet Union and   United States John Tonelli
1987   Canada   Soviet Union   Sweden and   Czechoslovakia Wayne Gretzky
1991   Canada   United States   Finland and   Sweden Bill Ranford


  1. Anderson, H. J. (2005). The Canada Cup of Hockey Fact and Stat Book. Trafford Publishing. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-4120-5512-3.
  • Müller, Stephan : International Ice Hockey Encyclopedia 1904-2005 / BoD GmbH Norderstedt, 2005 ISBN 3-8334-4189-5