Team Canada won gold today at the International Ice Hockey Federation Championship in a 6-1 blow out against fellow hockey super power Russia.

To celebrate we decided to give you 10 signs Canada owns Hockey!


1. We start them young.

An oldie but a goodie! #gocanadago #wjc2015 #canvsrus #allheartcanada #canadavsrussia

A photo posted by @oliviabassa on


2. We "play" hockey in a variety of ways.

Watching hockey #CAN #CZE #semifinal #IIHF And my brother's playing table-hockey xDD

A photo posted by Mary (@maarika_kan) on

3. We have the perfect climate for it.

Canada's second favourite sport ❄️❄️ #eh #CANvsRUS

A photo posted by @kelsurowiec on

4. We put our money on it. Actually...vice versa.

5. We are the only country that would notice this.

Seriously?!... Way to go Canada!🍁 #CanadaGetsGold #WJC2015 #CANvsRUS #GoldMedalGame #kleinburg #toronto #gta #proudCanadian

A photo posted by Medi Spa Pro's In Kleinburg (@coppercreekmedispa) on

6. Our four legged friends are die hard fans.

Hockey fan ❤️ #teamCanada #worldchamps #mmkisat #frenchie

A photo posted by Marisha Chwieniuk (@marishachw) on

7. We practice lifting the Stanley Cup over our heads in the off-season.

This pretty much sums it up. #beerolympics #teamcanada #sorrysav

A photo posted by Elisa Balconi (@balconi1) on

8. The NHL is full of us!


9. We are really good at it!

10. We are really, really confident that it belongs to us.

#Canada #teamcanada #IIHFwinner #love #worldchampionship

A photo posted by Nikki 👸🏽 (@deer_nikki) on


Why else do you think hockey is Canada's game? Let us know in the comments.