Rudé Právo Cup

The Rudé Právo Cup was an ice hockey tournament that existed from 1977-1983. The tournament was sponsored by Rudé právo, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia.[1]

The Soviet Union won all five tournaments held, while Czechoslovakia in turn finished second in all of them.


Year 1st place 2nd place 3rd place Host
1977   Soviet Union   Czechoslovakia   Cincinnati Stingers   Prague
1978   Soviet Union   Czechoslovakia Only two teams   Prague
1979   Soviet Union   Czechoslovakia   Sweden   Prague
1981-82   Soviet Union   Czechoslovakia   Sweden   Czechoslovakia,   Sweden,   Finland
1982-83   Soviet Union   Czechoslovakia   Sweden   Czechoslovakia,   Sweden,   Finland