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Channel One Cup (formerly Izvestia Trophy) is an annual ice hockey event held in Russia under the auspices of the TV Channel One.

The tournament started in 1967 in Moscow in the Soviet Union and is played in December every year, only exception was during 1974 to 1975 when its matches were spread out during the season. 1992 it was played in Saint Petersburg and as of 2000 some of its matches have been played in other European countries of the participating teams. During the 1970s and 1980s the cup was often commonly referred to as "The Little World Championships". Since 1996 it is part of the Euro Hockey Tour.

The tournament's name[edit | edit source]

The name of the tournament has changed several times during its entire history:

  • Channel One Cup (2006-)
  • Rosno Cup (2004-2005)
  • Moscow International Tournament (2003)
  • Baltica Brewery Cup (1997-2002)
  • Izvestia Trophy (1969-1996)
  • International Tournament (1968)
  • Tournament for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution (1967)

Channel One Cup winners[edit | edit source]

Year Winner Runner-up 3rd place 4th place
2019 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
2018 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
2017 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
2016 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
2015 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Russia.png Russia
2014 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
2013 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
2012 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
2011 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland
2010 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
2009 Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
2008 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
2007 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
2006 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
2005 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
2004 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
2003 Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
2002 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia1
2001 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
2000 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1999 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1998 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Russia.png Russia
1997 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
19962 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
1995 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Canada.png Canada
1994 Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1993 Flag of Russia.png Russia I Flag of Russia.png Russia II Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of the United States.png United States of America
1992 Flag of Russia 1991-1993.png Russia II Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Russia 1991-1993.png Russia I Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1991 No tournament held due to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
1990 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland
1989 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Canada.png Canada
1988 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Canada.png Canada
1987 Flag of Canada.png Canada Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
1986 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Canada.png Canada Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
1985 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Canada.png Canada
1984 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1983 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
1982 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1981 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Finland.png Finland
1980 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1979 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1978 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Canada.png Canada Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1977 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
1976 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Winnipeg Jets
1975 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
1974 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
1973 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Poland.png Poland
1972 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
1971 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1970 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Finland.png Finland
1969 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union Flag of Canada.png Canada Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
1968 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union A Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union B Flag of Finland.png Finland ---
1967 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union A Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union B Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia B Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia A

1 Not a participant of EHT

2 From that year part of EHT

Winner, runner-up and third place is determined by total standing after a round-robin style of play. If teams are tied in points, the standing is determined by won games between the tied team.

Medal count[edit | edit source]

Team Gold Silver Bronze Total
Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 17 5 0 22
Flag of Russia.png Russia 14 6 4 24
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 5 10 3 18
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 5 5 18 28
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 4 12 5 21
Flag of Finland.png Finland 2 9 19 30
Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union A 2 0 0 2
Flag of Canada.png Canada 1 2 1 4
Flag of Russia.png Russia II 1 1 0 2
Flag of Russia.png Russia I 1 0 1 2
Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union B 0 2 0 2
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia B 0 0 1 1

Links[edit | edit source]

Official website of the Channel One Cup

References[edit | edit source]

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