Bob Attersley scores the winning goal at the 1958 World Hockey Championship.

The 1958 Ice Hockey World Championships were held between February 28 and March 9, 1958 in Oslo, Norway. Canadian representatives the Whitby Dunlops defeated the USSR 4-2 in the deciding game to win the tournament. Bob Attersley scored the winning goal and Charlie Burns was named the tournament's best forward.

The tournament was attended by General Manager Lynn Patrick of the Boston Bruins who was particularly impressed with Russian centerman Veniamin Alexandrov.


Final Round[edit | edit source]

28 February United States of America Flag of the United States.png 12–4
Flag of Poland.png Poland
28 February Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia.png 5–1
Flag of Finland.png Finland
28 February Norway Flag of Norway.png 0–9
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1 March Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 5–2
Flag of Finland.png Finland
1 March Norway Flag of Norway.png 2–10
Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union
1 March Canada Canadian Red Ensign.png 14–1
Flag of Poland.png Poland
2 March Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.png 10–0
Flag of Finland.png Finland
2 March Norway Flag of Norway.png 0–12
Canadian Red Ensign.png Canada
3 March Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia.png 7–1
Flag of Poland.png Poland
3 March Canada Canadian Red Ensign.png 24–0
Flag of Finland.png Finland
4 March Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.png 4–4
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
4 March Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 8–3
Flag of the United States.png United States of America
5 March Norway Flag of Norway.png 1–6
Flag of the United States.png United States of America
5 March Finland Flag of Finland.png 2–2
Flag of Poland.png Poland
6 March Canada Canadian Red Ensign.png 10–2
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
6 March Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia.png 2–2
Flag of the United States.png United States of America
6 March Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.png 10–1
Flag of Poland.png Poland
6 March Norway Flag of Norway.png 1–2
Flag of Finland.png Finland
7 March Canada Canadian Red Ensign.png 6–0
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
7 March Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 12–2
Flag of Poland.png Poland
7 March Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.png 4–1
Flag of the United States.png United States of America
8 March Norway Flag of Norway.png 0–2
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
8 March Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union.png 4–3
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
8 March Canada Canadian Red Ensign.png 12–1
Flag of the United States.png United States of America
9 March United States of America Flag of the United States.png 4–2
Flag of Finland.png Finland
9 March Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 7–1
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
9 March Norway Flag of Norway.png 8–3
Flag of Poland.png Poland
9 March Canada Canadian Red Ensign.png 4–2
Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
Flag of Canada Canada 7 7 0 0 82 6 14
Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 7 5 1 1 44 15 11
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 7 5 0 2 46 22 10
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 7 3 2 2 21 21 8
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 7 3 1 3 29 33 7
Flag of Finland.png Finland 7 1 1 5 9 51 3
Flag of Norway.png Norway 7 1 0 6 12 44 2
Flag of Poland.png Poland 7 0 1 6 14 65 1

Note: Flag of Canada Canada was represented by the Whitby Dunlops.

Canadian Scorers[edit | edit source]

  1. Connie Broden 11-7-18
  2. Jack McKenzie 12-5-17
  3. Bob Attersley 10-7-17
  4. Sid Smith 9-4-13
  5. Tom O'Connor 7-3-10
  6. Geotge Gosselin 7-2-9
  7. Ted O'Connor 6-3-9
  8. Bus Gagnon 6-3-9
  9. Harry Sinden 4-3-7
  10. Charlie Burns 3-4-7
  11. Jean-Paul Lamirande 0-6-6
  12. George Samolenko 2-2-4
  13. Sandy Air 1-2-3
  14. Gord Myles 3-0-3
  15. Alf Treen 1-1-2

Tournament Awards[edit | edit source]

Video[edit | edit source]

Player introductions and game highlights.

Media Coverage[edit | edit source]

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The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation had extensive coverage of the tournament by radio, including live play-by-play of the Canada-Soviet game.

In an era before satellites, live television coverage in Canada was impossible. The USSR-Canada game was on a tape delay.

See Also[edit | edit source]

About the Whitby Dunlops

References[edit | edit source]

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