1972 Men's Olympic Hockey

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Host: Sapporo, Japan

Date Started: February 3, 1972
Date Ended: February 13, 1972

Format: Qualifying round placed teams into final and consolation round-robin pools.

Gold: Soviet Union
Silver: United States
Bronze: Czechoslovakia

Final Standings

Final Standings Table
Rank Team W L T G GA PTS SRS SOS Medal
1su  Soviet Union401331396.32.3 Gold
2us  United States420231882.61.8 Silver
3cs  Czechoslovakia420341584.71.6 Bronze
4se  Sweden321251473.31.5
5fi  Finland330272562.11.8
6pl  Poland15013392-1.52.8
7de  West Germany32022146-2.2-3.8
8no  Norway32017276-4.6-2.6
9jp  Japan22119245-3.3-2.3
10ch  Switzerland03212212-4.4-2.6
11yu  Yugoslavia04110251-5.2-2.2

Schedule & Results

Schedule & Results Table
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
1Thu, Feb 3, 1972Box ScoreQualifying RoundCzechoslovakia8Japan2
2Thu, Feb 3, 1972Box ScoreQualifying RoundSweden8Yugoslavia1
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
3Fri, Feb 4, 1972Box ScoreQualifying RoundUnited States5Switzerland3
4Fri, Feb 4, 1972Box ScoreQualifying RoundPoland4West Germany0
5Fri, Feb 4, 1972Box ScoreQualifying RoundFinland13Norway1
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
6Sat, Feb 5, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundSweden5United States1
7Sat, Feb 5, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundCzechoslovakia14Poland1
8Sat, Feb 5, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union9Finland3
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
9Sun, Feb 6, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundNorway5Yugoslavia2
10Sun, Feb 6, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundWest Germany5Switzerland0
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
11Mon, Feb 7, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundSweden3Soviet Union3
12Mon, Feb 7, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundUnited States5Czechoslovakia1
13Mon, Feb 7, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundFinland5Poland1
14Mon, Feb 7, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundWest Germany6Yugoslavia2
15Mon, Feb 7, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundJapan3Switzerland3
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
16Tue, Feb 8, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundCzechoslovakia7Finland1
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
17Wed, Feb 9, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundSweden5Poland3
18Wed, Feb 9, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union7United States2
19Wed, Feb 9, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundJapan3Yugoslavia2
20Wed, Feb 9, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundWest Germany5Norway1
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
21Thu, Feb 10, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union9Poland3
22Thu, Feb 10, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundUnited States4Finland1
23Thu, Feb 10, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundCzechoslovakia2Sweden1
24Thu, Feb 10, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundNorway5Japan4
25Thu, Feb 10, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundSwitzerland3Yugoslavia3
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
26Sat, Feb 12, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundUnited States6Poland1
27Sat, Feb 12, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundNorway5Switzerland3
28Sat, Feb 12, 1972Box ScoreConsolation RoundJapan7West Germany6
Rk Date Team Opponent Notes
29Sun, Feb 13, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundFinland4Sweden3
30Sun, Feb 13, 1972Box ScoreFinal RoundSoviet Union5Czechoslovakia2
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