Details: This poster shows the Canada Hockey logo against a black background.
The Canadian national ice hockey team is the ice hockey team representing Canada. The team is overseen by Hockey Canada, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation, and participates in international competitions. The nickname 'Team Canada' was christened for the 1972 Summit Series and has been frequently used to refer to the Canadian national team ever since. Canada has been one of the leading national ice hockey teams in international play, winning the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union, four of five Canada Cups dating back to 1976, 8 Winter Olympics (the most of any Nation), including the 2002 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Olympics, four consecutive IIHF World Championships and the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.