See if you deserve a gold medal by taking your best shot at the following contest with 10 hockey trivia questions about this year’s host nation.
The deadline for entries is Friday, 12:00 CET. The first ten randomly selected entries with all 10 correct answers will win an official IIHF World Championship media guide.
Send your answers. as well as your name and current mailing address, to:
1) Who played goal for Switzerland in the 2-0 shutout win over Canada at the 2006 Olympics?
2) In January 2009, which Swiss team won the inaugural Champions Hockey League title?
3) In 1976, who became the first Swiss player ever drafted by an NHL team?
4) Which country did Switzerland beat to win bronze at the 1998 IIHF World Junior Championship?
5) When was the last time Switzerland won a senior IIHF World Championship medal?
6) Besides Switzerland, which were the three other founding countries of the IIHF in 1908?
7) In which Swiss city was IIHF President René Fasel born?
8) For which Swiss club did Finland's Reijo Ruotsalainen star in the late 1980s and early 1990s?
9) Who was Switzerland's top goal-scorer at the 2008 Worlds?
10) Which Swiss band wrote and performed "Live For The Action", the official song of the 2009 IIHF World Championship?