๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช IHLC Classics: The Falcons Capture Inaugural Olympic Gold

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” To celebrate the centennial anniversary of the first Olympic hockey champions at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games, today we feature the Winnipeg Falcons, who represented Canada at this historic tournament.

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 12-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Olympic Gold Medal Game
Palais de Glace d’Anvers, Antwerp ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช
Monday, 26 April 1920

Seth Howander took one look at the Canadian team and decided the leggings and leather apron he usually wore in net werenโ€™t going to cut it. Then the Swedish goaltender gathered up all the absorbent cotton he could find and covered himself in the stuff.
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