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List of international ice hockey competitions featuring NHL players

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List of international ice hockey competitions featuring NHL players

The following is a list of international ice hockey competitions where National Hockey League players have been able to participate. Most of these competitions were arranged by the NHL or NHLPA.

Summit Series

The Summit Series was an eight game challenge series between the Soviet National Team and a Canadian team made up of NHL hockey players. No World Hockey Association players were included in the event. Two years later, the World Hockey Association competed in the 1974 Summit Series and were defeated by the Soviets, but with no NHLers. There were however, some former NHLers playing for the WHA in the series.

Year Winner Runner-up
1972  Canada  Soviet Union
1974  Soviet Union  Canada

Super Series

The Super Series were exhibition games between Soviet teams and NHL teams that took place on each NHL opponents' home ice in North America from 1976 to 1991. The Soviet teams were usually club teams from the Soviet hockey league. The exception was in 1983, when the Soviet National Team represented the Soviet Union. Soviet teams won 14 series, NHL teams won 2 series, and 2 series were tied.

In the following summary the winner of a series is in bold.
Year 1st Team 2nd Team W L T
1976 CSKA Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1976 Soviet Wings Moscow NHL 3 1 0
1978 Spartak Moscow NHL 3 2 0
1979 Soviet Wings Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1980 Dynamo Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1980 CSKA Moscow NHL 3 2 0
1983  Soviet Union NHL 4 2 0
1986 CSKA Moscow NHL 5 1 0
1986 Dynamo Moscow NHL 2 1 1
1989 CSKA Moscow NHL 4 2 1
1989 NHL Dinamo Riga 4 2 1
1990 NHL Khimik Voskresensk 3 3 0
1990 NHL Soviet Wings Moscow 3 1 1
1990 CSKA Moscow NHL 4 1 0
1990 Dynamo Moscow NHL 3 2 0
1991 NHL Khimik Voskresensk 3 3 1
1991 CSKA Moscow NHL 6 1 0
1991 Dynamo Moscow NHL 3 2 2

Canada Cup

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