Olympic Gold and Stanley Silver

Olympic Gold and Stanley Silver

Since Olympic hockey began in 1920:
50 players have won an Olympic Gold Medal and a Stanley Cup Championship.

10 men that played hockey in Pittsburgh are on that list.

Four players won gold while on Pittsburgh’s roster (Jagr, Lemieux, Fleury & Crosby)

Frank Fredrickson
Played for Pittsburgh Pirates 1928-30
Won gold with Canada in 1920 (Antwerp)
Won Stanley Cup with Victoria Cougars in 1925

Bert McCaffrey
Played for Pittsburgh Pirates 1928-30
Won gold with Canada in 1924 (Chamonix)
Won Stanley Cup with Montreal Canadiens in 1930

Alex Kovalev
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1998-2003
Won gold with Unified Team in 1992 (Albertville)
Won Stanley Cup with New York Rangers 1994

Dmitri Mironov
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1995-96
Won gold with Unified Team in 1992 (Albertville)
Won Stanley Cup with Detroit Red Wings in 1998

Sergei Zubov
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1995-96
Won gold with Unified Team in 1992 (Albertville)
Won Stanley Cup with New York Rangers 1994, Dallas Stars 1994

Jaromir Jagr
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1990-2001
Won gold with Czech Republic 1998 (Nagano)
Won Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh Penguins 1991, 1992

Mario Lemieux
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1984-2005
Won gold with Canada 2002 (Salt Lake City)
Won Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh Penguins 1991, 1992, 2009 (owner)

Mikael Samuelsson
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 2003
Won gold with Sweden 2006 (Torino)
Won Stanley Cup with Detroit Red Wings 2008

Marc-Andre Fleury
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 2003 – present
Won gold with Canada 2010 (Vancouver)
Won Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh 2009

Sidney Crosby
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 2005 – present
Won gold with Canada 2010 (Vancouver)
Won Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh 2009

By | 2011-10-12T18:02:57+00:00 March 1st, 2010|Pittsburgh Hockey History|0 Comments

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James M. Kubus, editor of PittsburghHockey.net (in 1968 Pens' uniform)

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