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The Ice hockey medalists at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway. Games were mainly played at the Jordal Amfi Arena, as well as the stadiums at Dæhlenenga, Kadettangen, Marienlyst and Lillestrøm. The Edmonton Mercurys represented Canada and won the gold medal.

The jersey of the Edmonton Mercurys, the gold medal winners.

Medal Athlete
Gold Flag of Canada Canada
Silver Flag of the United States United States
Bronze Flag of Sweden Sweden


Results[edit | edit source]

  • February 15
    • Norway 2-3 USA
    • Sweden 9-2 Finland
    • Czechoslovakia 8-2 Poland
    • Canada 15-1 Germany FR
  • February 16
    • Switzerland 12-0 Finland
    • USA 8-2 Germany FR
    • Norway 0-6 Czechoslovakia
    • Sweden 17-1 Poland
  • February 17
    • Norway 2-4 Sweden
    • Czechoslovakia 6-1 Germany FR
    • Canada 13-3 Finland
    • Switzerland 6-3 Poland
  • February 18
    • USA 8-2 Finland
    • Sweden 7-3 Germany FR
    • Canada 11-0 Poland
    • Norway 2-7 Switzerland
  • February 19
    • USA 8-2 Switzerland
    • Canada 4-1 Czechoslovakia
  • February 20
    • Norway 2-5 Finland
    • Poland 4-4 Germany FR
  • February 21
    • Sweden 4-2 USA
    • Norway 2-6 Germany FR
    • Canada 11-2 Switzerland
    • Czechoslovakia 11-2 Finland
  • February 22
    • USA 5-3 Poland
    • Finland 5-1 Germany FR
    • Canada 3-2 Sweden
    • Czechoslovakia 8-3 Switzerland
  • February 23
    • USA 6-3 Czechoslovakia
    • Poland 4-2 Finland
    • Norway 2-11 Canada
    • Sweden 5-2 Switzerland
  • February 24
    • Czechoslovakia 4-0 Sweden
    • Canada 3-3 USA
    • Norway 3-4 Poland
    • Switzerland 6-3 Germany FR
  • February 25 *
    • Sweden 5-3 Czechoslovakia

* Sweden and Czechoslovakia were tied with identical record and goal differentials, so a tie breaker game was played.


Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Canada Canada 8 7 0 1 71 14 15
Flag of the United States United States 8 6 1 1 43 21 13
Flag of Sweden Sweden 8 6 2 0 48 19 12
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 8 6 2 0 47 18 12
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 8 4 4 0 40 40 8
Flag of Poland Poland 8 2 5 1 21 56 5
Flag of Finland Finland 8 2 6 0 21 60 4
Flag of Germany Germany 8 1 6 1 21 53 3
Flag of Norway Norway 8 0 8 0 15 46 0

World Championships Group B (Belgium)[edit | edit source]

Date Matches B World Championships 1952 Result Period.
15 March Flag of France.png France - Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 7 - 3 1-0,3-1,3-2
16 March Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium - Flag of Italy.png Italy 1 - 3 1-0,0-0,0-3
16 March Flag of Austria.png Austria - Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 5 - 5 1-2,4-1,0-2
17 March Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium - Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 - 1 4-1,0-0,1-0
17 March Flag of Austria.png Austria - Flag of Italy.png Italy 5 - 1 1-1,0-0,4-0
18 March Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom - Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 8 - 1 3-0,3-0,2-1
18 March Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium - Flag of France.png France 3 - 3 0-2,2-0,1-1
19 March Flag of Italy.png Italy - Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 5 - 3 1-2,1-0,3-1
20 March Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom - Flag of France.png France 10 - 0 4-0,5-0,1-0
20 March Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium - Flag of Austria.png Austria 7 - 10 2-2,2-6,3-2
21 March Flag of Italy.png Italy - Flag of France.png France 14 - 5 4-1,5-1,5-3
21 March Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom - Flag of Austria.png Austria 2 - 1 0-0,2-1,0-0
22 March Flag of Austria.png Austria - Flag of France.png France 11 - 4 3-0,0-4,8-0
22 March Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom - Flag of Italy.png Italy 7 - 3 2-1,1-1,3-1
22 March Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium - Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 1 - 7 1-3,0-3,0-1

Table[edit | edit source]

Place Team Matches Won Drawn Lost Difference Points
10 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 4 0 1 28 - 10 8
11 Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 3 1 1 32 - 19 7
12 Flag of Italy.png Italy 5 3 0 2 26 - 21 6
13 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 5 1 1 3 19 - 26 3
14 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 1 1 3 17 - 24 3
15 Flag of France.png France 5 1 1 3 19 - 41 3

Top scorer[edit | edit source]

Team GP G A Pts
Canada Flag of Canada Billy Gibson 8 15 7 22
Gold Silver Bronze
Canada Flag of Canada

George Abel


John Davies


Billy Dawe


Robert Dickson


Donald Gauf


William Gibson


Ralph Hansch


Robert Meyers


David Miller


Eric Paterson


Thomas Pollock


Allan Purvis


Gordon Robertson


Louis Secco


Francis Sullivan


Bob Watt

United States Flag of the United States

Rube Bjorkman

Leonard Ceglarski


Joesph Czarnota


Richard Desmond


Andre Gambucci


Clifford Harrison


Gerald Kilmartin


John Mulhern


John Noah


Arnold Oss


Robert Rompre


James Sedin


Alfred Van Allen


Donald Whiston


Ken Yackel

Sweden Flag of Sweden

Göte Almqvist

Åke Andersson

Hans Andersson-Tvilling


Stig Andersson-Tvilling


Lars Bjorn


Göte Blomqvist


Thord Flodqvist


Erik Johansson


Gösta Johansson


Rune Johansson


Sven Tumba Johansson


Erik Lassas


Holger Nurmela


Hans Öberg


Lars Pettersson


Lars Svensson


Sven Thunman

See Also[edit | edit source]

1951-52 Edmonton Mercurys Exhibition Tour

Team Photos[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


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