Category - Amateur
The three objectives help locate the 1974 summit series in the broader political-economic and socio-cultural world that was the backdrop for the games. Ice hockey was not properly introduced into the soviet union until the 1940s, though bandy, a similar game played on a larger ice field, had long been popular in the country. It was during a tour of fc dynamo moscow of the united kingdom in 1945 that soviet officials first got the idea of establishing an ice hockey program. They watched several exhibition matches in london, and national hockey. Cincinnati gardens has been known primarily as a venue for ice hockey, basketball, and boxing. The gardens first event was an exhibition hockey game on february 22, 1949, between the dallas texans of the united states hockey league and their parent national hockey league team, the montreal canadiens. The michigan stags were a professional ice hockey team based in detroit, michigan that played a portion of the 197475 season in the world hockey association. On january 18, 1975, the team folded, but the league immediately took over operation and moved the franchise to baltimore, maryland where it was known as the baltimore blades. In november 1974, devine and the caha requested a follow-up meeting with the nhl, the wha, and government officials to find long-term solutions to protect amateur hockey in canada. Devine had been criticized by ed chynoweth of the wchl, for failing to pressure the nhl and the wha on the late payment of development money, and threatened to pull the wchl out of the caha. The first hockey leagues formed in the mid-1880s, while the amateur hockey association of canada (ahac), which began in 1885, was the first national hockey organization. At the montreal winter carnival in 1889, at a match between the montreal victorias and the amateur athletic association, sir frederick arthur stanley, governor general of canada, with his wife and two children stopped to watch. usa vs ussr 1986 olympic sports center moscow, ussr timothy littles vs andrei akulov 156 darin allen vs ruslan tamarov 165 nathan houser vs. The 197374 nhl season was the 57th season of the national hockey league. The philadelphia flyers won the stanley cup championship, the teams first.