Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics was played at The Big Hat and Aqua Wing Arena in Nagano, Japan.wikipedia
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1998 Winter Olympics

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Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics was played at The Big Hat and Aqua Wing Arena in Nagano, Japan.
The Games saw the introduction of women's ice hockey, curling and snowboarding.

Jan Čaloun

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He is 178 cm (5'11") tall, 80 kg (176 lb) in weight. He shoots right and plays right wing. He was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the fourth round, 75th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. Čaloun experienced success at the minor pro level, playing for the Kansas City Blades and Kentucky Thoroughblades, but was unable to make the big jump to the NHL. However, he did manage to score goals on his first four shots while playing for the Sharks. In 1998 he was a member of the Czech Olympic Team, which won the gold medal in Nagano.

Dominik Hašek

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During the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, he led the Czech national ice hockey team to its first and only Olympic gold medal.

Jaromír Jágr

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Jágr is a member of the Triple Gold Club, individuals who have played for teams that have won the Stanley Cup (1991, 1992), the Ice Hockey World Championships (2005, 2010) and the Olympic gold medal in ice hockey (1998).

Aqua Wing Arena

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Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics was played at The Big Hat and Aqua Wing Arena in Nagano, Japan.
The Aqua Wing Arena was constructed as Venue B for the ice hockey events at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and was the last venue to be completed for the Games, in September 1997.

Vladimír Růžička

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Růžička was twice named the top player in the Czechoslovak Elite League, and was on the gold medal team in the Ice Hockey World Championship in 1985 and 1998 Olympic Games.

Pavel Bure

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After the Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991, Bure competed for Russia in two Winter Olympics, claiming silver at the 1998 Games in Nagano as team captain, and bronze at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City.

Robert Reichel

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A two-time Olympian, Reichel scored the lone shootout goal to eliminate Canada en route to a gold medal victory for the Czech Republic at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Valeri Bure

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Bure and the Russians won the silver medal in 1998 and bronze in 2002.

Janne Laukkanen

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He was a member of the Bronze winning Finnish ice hockey team at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.

Big Hat

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Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics was played at The Big Hat and Aqua Wing Arena in Nagano, Japan.
Finally, Aqua Wing Arena, which was the ice hockey B arena, is 5.3 km to the north of Big Hat.

Jere Lehtinen

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Lehtinen was also part of the bronze-winning Finnish team at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Janne Niinimaa

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Niinimaa has twice represented Finland at the Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1998, and was on the national team when Finland won its first World Championship gold medal.

Dmitri Yushkevich

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Yushkevich was a member of the Russian national team at the 1998 Winter Olympics, earning a silver medal.

Sergei Gonchar

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He earned a silver medal at the 1998 Games and a bronze medal at the 2002 Games.

Jari Kurri

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At the 1998 Winter Olympics, Kurri faced Gretzky on ice for the last time, when Finland and Canada played for the Olympic bronze medal in Nagano.

Saku Koivu

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Koivu's first duty came in 1998 when the 1998 Winter Olympics took place in Nagano.

Lesley Reddon

Leslie Reddon
Lesley Joanne Reddon (born November 15, 1970) was a member of the Canadian National women's hockey team that competed in ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Geraldine Heaney

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She is a two-time Olympian, winning silver at the inaugural tournament in 1998 tournament, and gold in 2002.

Karen Nystrom

Karen Nystrom (born June 17, 1969) was a member of the 1998 Canadian National women's team that participated in ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Kathy McCormack

Katheryn McCormack (born February 16, 1974) was a member of the 1998 Canadian Olympic women's team that participated in ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal.