Yzerman eyes the all-round player
For 48 years from 1920 to 1968, Canada dominated ice hockey at the Winter Olympics, winning gold six times and failing to earn a medal just once. But a dispute over pros competing in the Games kept Canada out entirely in 1972 and '76. NHL players were finally allowed in the 1998 Games, the same year women's hockey became an Olympic event. In 2002 Canada was back on top as both men and women won our first gold medals for hockey since 1952.
Program: The Hour
Broadcast Date: Oct. 7, 2009
Guest(s): Steve Yzerman
Host: George Stroumboulopoulos
Last updated: February 10, 2014
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