Publication detail

Rooting for the "Canadian Team" in the NHL

FROEHLING, K.

Original Title

Rooting for the "Canadian Team" in the NHL

Czech Title

Zakořenění pro "kanadskou" týmu v NHL

English Title

Rooting for the "Canadian Team" in the NHL

Type

book chapter

Language

en

Original Abstract

Canadians have loved the game of hockey for several generations. It is Canada's national winter sport. Canadians love to support Canada in international hockey tournaments and wave the flag when Canada wins. Canadians have also followed the NHL since its existence in 1917 and seeing one's favourite NHL team winning the Stanley Cup is a time of joy for their fans. However, the NHL is an international organization whose teams are based in Canada and the USA and whose players now come from all over North America and Europe. This paper addresses the question whether it is apt to talk about "Canada's Team" during the Stanley Cup Finals in the NHL of today.

Czech abstract

Kanaďané miloval tento sport pro několik generací. To je Kanada je národní zimní sport. Kanaďané milují podporovat Kanadu v mezinárodních hokejových turnajů a mávat vlajkou, když Kanada vyhraje. Kanaďané se také následoval NHL od jeho existence v roce 1917 a viděl něčí oblíbený tým v NHL vítězný Stanleyův pohár je čas radosti pro své fanoušky. Nicméně, NHL je mezinárodní organizace, jejíž tým se sídlem v Kanadě a USA, jehož hráči nyní přicházejí z celé Severní Ameriky a Evropy. Tento článek se zaměřuje na otázku, zda je apt mluvit o "kanadském týmu" během finále Stanley Cupu v NHL dnes.

English abstract

Canadians have loved the game of hockey for several generations. It is Canada's national winter sport. Canadians love to support Canada in international hockey tournaments and wave the flag when Canada wins. Canadians have also followed the NHL since its existence in 1917 and seeing one's favourite NHL team winning the Stanley Cup is a time of joy for their fans. However, the NHL is an international organization whose teams are based in Canada and the USA and whose players now come from all over North America and Europe. This paper addresses the question whether it is apt to talk about "Canada's Team" during the Stanley Cup Finals in the NHL of today.

Keywords

hockey, rooting, nationalism, Stanley Cup, Boston Bruins

RIV year

2013

Released

22.11.2013

Publisher

Masaryk University

Location

Brno, Czech Republic

ISBN

978-80-210-6404-1

Book

Variations on Community: The Canadian Space

Edition

1

Edition number

2013

Pages from

115

Pages to

122

Pages count

8

BibTex


@inbook{BUT104064,
  author="Kenneth {Froehling}",
  title="Rooting for the "Canadian Team" in the NHL",
  annote="Canadians have loved the game of hockey for several generations. It is Canada's national winter sport. Canadians love to support Canada in international hockey tournaments and wave the flag when Canada wins. Canadians have also followed the NHL since its existence in 1917 and seeing one's favourite NHL team winning the Stanley Cup is a time of joy for their fans. However, the NHL is an international organization whose teams are based in Canada and the USA and whose players now come from all over North America and Europe. This paper addresses the question whether it is apt to talk about "Canada's Team" during the Stanley Cup Finals in the NHL of today.",
  address="Masaryk University",
  booktitle="Variations on Community: The Canadian Space",
  chapter="104064",
  edition="1",
  howpublished="print",
  institution="Masaryk University",
  year="2013",
  month="november",
  pages="115--122",
  publisher="Masaryk University",
  type="book chapter"
}