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World Cup of Hockey

The World Cup of Hockey was held twice with the United States claiming the first championship in 1996. In 2004, Team USA bowed out of the tournament in the semifinals.

World Cup of Hockey News

Text of Dean Lombardi's World Cup of Hockey Speech

08/07/2015, 9:45am MDT
By USAHockey.com

Delivered as part of World Cup of Hockey management staff announcement

1996 Tournament

Date Opponent Result
Aug. 31 Canada W, 5-3
Sept. 2 Russia W, 5-2
Sept. 3 Slovakia W, 9-3
Sept. 8 Russia (Semifinals) W, 5-2
Finals Series
Sept. 10 Canada L, 3-4 (OT)
Sept. 12 Canada W, 5-2
Sept. 14 Canada W, 5-2

2004 Tournament

Date Opponent Result
Aug. 31 Canada L, 1-2
Sept. 2 Russia L, 1-3
Sept. 3 Slovakia W, 3-1
Sept. 7 Russia (Quarterfinals) W, 5-3
Sept. 10 Finland (Semifinals) L, 1-2