1956 Men's Olympic Hockey

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Host: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Date Started: January 26, 1956
Date Ended: February 4, 1956

Format: Round-robin pools, followed by medal and consolation rounds.

Gold: Soviet Union
Silver: United States
Bronze: Canada

Final Standings

Final Standings Table
Rank Team W L T G GA PTS SRS SOS Medal
1su  Soviet Union700409145.00.6 Gold
2us  United States5203316103.51.1 Silver
3ca  Canada6205312124.7-0.4 Bronze
4se  Sweden241172750.51.9
5cs  Czechoslovakia340323661.11.7
6de  Germany15215414-2.01.3
7it  Italy31226148-1.4-3.4
8pl  Poland23015224-3.2-1.8
9ch  Switzerland14020342-4.2-1.4
10at  Austria05111511-7.9-1.2

Schedule & Results

Schedule & Results Table
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
1Thu, Jan 26, 1956Box ScoreGroup ACanada4Germany0
2Thu, Jan 26, 1956Box ScoreGroup AAustria2Italy2
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
3Fri, Jan 27, 1956Box ScoreGroup ACanada23Austria0
4Fri, Jan 27, 1956Box ScoreGroup AGermany2Italy2
5Fri, Jan 27, 1956Box ScoreGroup BCzechoslovakia4United States3
6Fri, Jan 27, 1956Box ScoreGroup CSoviet Union5Sweden1
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
7Sat, Jan 28, 1956Box ScoreGroup ACanada3Italy1
8Sat, Jan 28, 1956Box ScoreGroup BUnited States4Poland0
9Sat, Jan 28, 1956Box ScoreGroup CSweden6Switzerland5
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
10Sun, Jan 29, 1956Box ScoreGroup AGermany7Austria0
11Sun, Jan 29, 1956Box ScoreGroup BCzechoslovakia8Poland3
12Sun, Jan 29, 1956Box ScoreGroup CSoviet Union10Switzerland3
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
13Mon, Jan 30, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union4Sweden1
14Mon, Jan 30, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundUnited States7Germany2
15Mon, Jan 30, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundCanada6Czechoslovakia3
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
16Tue, Jan 31, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union8Germany0
17Tue, Jan 31, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundUnited States4Canada1
18Tue, Jan 31, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundSweden5Czechoslovakia0
19Tue, Jan 31, 1956Box ScoreConsolation RoundSwitzerland7Austria4
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
20Wed, Feb 1, 1956Box ScoreConsolation RoundItaly8Austria2
21Wed, Feb 1, 1956Box ScoreConsolation RoundPoland6Switzerland2
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
22Thu, Feb 2, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union7Czechoslovakia4
23Thu, Feb 2, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundUnited States6Sweden1
24Thu, Feb 2, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundCanada10Germany0
25Thu, Feb 2, 1956Box ScoreConsolation RoundItaly8Switzerland3
26Thu, Feb 2, 1956Box ScoreConsolation RoundPoland4Austria3
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
27Fri, Feb 3, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union4United States0
28Fri, Feb 3, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundCanada6Sweden2
29Fri, Feb 3, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundCzechoslovakia9Germany3
30Fri, Feb 3, 1956Box ScoreConsolation RoundItaly5Poland2
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
31Sat, Feb 4, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union2Canada0
32Sat, Feb 4, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundUnited States9Czechoslovakia4
33Sat, Feb 4, 1956Box ScoreFinal RoundGermany1Sweden1
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