Frequently Asked Questions

When will the CHA name the first 8-12 players for Canada's Men's Olympic Hockey Team?
The Canadian Hockey Association and all the Hockey Federations participating in Men's Hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics must name a minimum of eight players and a maximum of twelve players on or before March 25, 2001.

When will the CHA name the final roster for Canada's Men's Olympic Hockey Team?
The Canadian Hockey Association and all the Hockey Federations participating in Men's Hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics must name a full roster of 23 players on or before December 22, 2001

How many players will be on Canada's final roster and what will be the breakdown by position?
Canada will name 23 players in all (3 goaltenders, 7 defencemen, 13 forwards). A maximum of 22 players can dress for a game.

Can injured players be replaced once the full roster is named?
Players named to Canada's final roster who are injured between that time and the Winter Olympics can be replaced right up until the start of the Winter Olympics.

Who is part of Team Canada's coaching, administration and support staff?

When and where will Team Canada get together before opening the 2002 Winter Olympic Games?
The 2002 Winter Olympics begins on February 8th, 2001 with Canada opening up in Men's Hockey against Sweden on February 15th, 2001. Plans for team preparation are to be determined.

When does Canada play?

How many medals has Canada won all-time at the Winter Olympic Games?
Canada has won 11 medals (5 Gold, 4 Silver, 2 Bronze) at the Winter Olympics and 1 medal (gold) and the 1920 Summer Games.
Gold medals (6)
*Antwerp, Belgium (1920); Chamonix, France (1924); St-Moritz, Switzerland (1928); Lake Placid, USA (1932); St-Moritz, Switzerland (1948); Oslo, Norway (1952);
Silver medals (4)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (1936); Squaw Valley, USA (1960); Albertville, France (1992); Lillehammer, Norway (1994)
Bronze medals (2)
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (1956); Grenoble, France (1968)
*Hockey was an Olympic sport for the first time at the 1920 Summer Olympic Games