Canadian Press Team of the Year Award

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The Canadian Press Team of the Year Award is an annual award given to Canada's team of the year. The sports writers of the Canadian Press (CP) conduct a poll to determine the nation's top team of either gender.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Sport League/Event
1966 Montreal Canadiens Ice hockey NHL
1967 Toronto Maple Leafs Ice hockey NHL
1968 Canadian Olympic Equestrian Team Equestrian 1968 Summer Olympics
1969 Ottawa Rough Riders[1] Canadian football CFL
1970 Montreal Alouettes Canadian football CFL
1971 Montreal Canadiens[2] Ice hockey NHL
1972 1972 Summit Series Canadian national team[3] Ice hockey 1972 Summit Series
1973 Montreal Expos Baseball MLB
1974 Montreal Alouettes Canadian football CFL
1975 Edmonton Eskimos Canadian football CFL
1976 1976 Canada Cup Canadian national team Ice hockey 1976 Canada Cup
1977 Montreal Canadiens Ice hockey NHL
1978 Montreal Canadiens Ice hockey NHL
1979 Montreal Expos Baseball MLB
1980 Montreal Expos Baseball MLB
1981 Montreal Expos Baseball MLB
1982 Edmonton Eskimos Canadian football CFL
1983 Toronto Blue Jays Baseball MLB
1984 Edmonton Oilers Ice hockey NHL
1985 Toronto Blue Jays Baseball MLB
1986 Montreal Canadiens Baseball MLB
1987 1987 Canada Cup Canadian national team Ice hockey 1987 Canada Cup
1989 Calgary Flames Ice hockey NHL
1990 Edmonton Oilers Ice hockey NHL
1991 1991 Canada Cup Canadian national team Ice hockey 1991 Canada Cup
1992 Toronto Blue Jays Baseball MLB
1993 Toronto Blue Jays Baseball MLB
1994 Montreal Expos Baseball MLB
1995 1995 Canadian men's national junior hockey team Ice hockey 1995 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
1996 Canadian 4x100m relay team Athletics 1996 Summer Olympics
1997 1997 Canadian men's national junior hockey team Ice hockey 1997 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
1998 Sandra Schmirler curling rink Curling 1998 Winter Olympics
1999 1972 Summit Series Canadian national team
Team of the Century
Ice hockey 1972 Summit Series
2000 Daniel Nestor and Sébastien Lareau Tennis 2000 Summer Olympics
2001 Jamie Salé and David Pelletier Figure skating
2002 2002 Olympic men's ice hockey team Ice hockey 2002 Winter Olympics
2003 2003 Canadian men's national hockey team Ice hockey 2003 World Ice Hockey Championships
2004 Calgary Flames Ice hockey NHL
2005 2005 Canadian men's national junior hockey team Ice hockey 2005 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
2006 Brad Gushue curling rink Curling 2006 Winter Olympics
2007 Saskatchewan Roughriders Canadian football CFL
2008 2008 Canadian men's national junior hockey team Ice hockey 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
2009 2009 Canadian men's national junior hockey team Ice hockey 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
2010 2010 Olympic men's ice hockey team Ice hockey 2010 Winter Olympics
2011 B.C. Lions Canadian football CFL
2012 2012 Canadian women's national soccer team[4] Soccer 2012 Summer Olympics, FIFA
2013 Saskatchewan Roughriders Canadian football CFL[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Levett, Bruce (1969-12-24). "Rough Riders beat out Habs". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  2. ^ Levett, Bruce (1972-01-03). "title "Canadiens well in front in team of year voting". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Team Canada: Team of the Year". The Montreal Gazette. The Canadian Press. 1972-12-23. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  4. ^ "Canadian women's soccer team named CP Team of the Year". The Sports Network. The Canadian Press. 2012-12-29. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  5. ^ http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/football/saskatchewan-roughriders-named-canadian-press-team-of-the-year/article16119551/