HALL OF FAME | Ice hockey

Women's ice hockey team at the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games



Ice hockey debuted as an Olympic sport in the 1920 Games in Antwerp. Professional athletes were allowed to compete at the Olympics from 1998 through 2014. Women’s ice hockey wasn’t introduced until the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games.

Para ice hockey was introduced in the 1994 Paralympic Games in Lillehammer. Women were allowed to participate in para ice hockey tournaments starting at the 2010 Paralympic Games, however no female players competed that year.

Ice hockey Hall of Fame Athletes

1980 Men's Ice Hockey Team | Miracle on Ice

1980 Men’s Ice Hockey Team

The 1980 U.S. Men’s Ice Hockey Team of college players and minor leaguers pulled perhaps the biggest upset ever in Olympic history, pulling off the “Miracle On Ice” to win the gold medal at the Lake Placid 1980 Olympic Winter Games.

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1998 Women's Hockey Team

1998 Women’s Ice Hockey Team

The U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Team’s gold medal at the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games had a lasting impact; there were 28,000 girls and women who played ice hockey at the time, a number that has grown to 80,000 today.

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Herb Brooks

The last player cut from the 1960 U.S. Olympic Team that won gold at Squaw Valley, Herb Brooks played in the next two Olympics and was the coach of the 1980 Miracle On Ice gold-medal winning team.

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Notable moments in Ice hockey and Para ice hockey


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