By Zane Miller
On Monday, February 25th, 1952, Canada defeated the United States by two points in the standings to win the seventh gold medal in Olympic men’s ice hockey history. It was the sixth gold medal for Canada in Olympic men’s ice hockey. The United States took the silver medal with 13 points in the standings, claiming their fourth silver medal in Olympic men’s ice hockey. Sweden defeated Czechoslovakia 5-3 in the tiebreaker bronze medal game, grabbing their first bronze medal in Olympic men’s ice hockey. The tournament was held in Norway, with Oslo as the host city.
Billy Gibson of Canada scored the most goals during the tournament with 15.
1952 Final Standings (W-L-T format)
1. Canada (7-0-1, 1.000) (Gold)
2. United States (6-1-1, .857) (Silver)
3. Sweden (6-2, .750) (Bronze)
4. Czechoslovakia (6-2, .750)
5. Switzerland (4-4, .500)
6. Poland (2-5-1, .286)
7. Finland (2-6, .250)
8. Germany (1-6-1, .143)
9. Norway (0-8, .000)
Medalists final game starting lineups
Link to stats database: https://www.olympedia.org/results/20162
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