1980 US Olympic team honoured at IIHF Centennial Gala Evening
From left: IIHF President René Fasel, IIHF Vice-President Walter L. Bush Jr., Miracle on Ice player Mark Johnson, Hall of Fame inductee Art Berglund, IOC President Jacques Rogge. Photo: IIHF/HHoF/Jukka Rautio
QUEBEC CITY – The IIHF announced Saturday that the top international hockey story of the century (1908-2008) is the 1980 “Miracle on Ice”, in which the USA shocked the Soviet Union 4-3 at the Olympics.
IIHF celebrates centennial in Paris where it all began
The presidents of the four founding IIHF members with René Fasel and French sports minister Bernard Leporte - were on hand when the IIHF celebrated its 100 year anniversary in Paris. Photo: Hervé Hamon
PARIS – The 100-year anniversary celebration of the IIHF continued last weekend. During the festivities, a commemorative plaque was unveiled in Paris, where the IIHF was founded.