Allan Opsahl

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Al Opsahl)
Jump to: navigation, search
Alan Opsahl
Born (1924-09-27)September 27, 1924
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Died July 19, 1990(1990-07-19) (aged 65)
Santa Rosa, California
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Position Defense
National team  United States
Playing career 1947–1948

Alan William "Al" Opsahl (September 27, 1924 – July 19, 1990) is an American ice hockey defenseman who competed in ice hockey at the 1948 Winter Olympics which took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Opsahl was a member of the Amateur Hockey Association (AHA) and the co-captain of the American ice hockey team which played eight games at the 1948 Winter Olympics. Although the US secured a fourth-place finish, their official standing was stripped from the records due to a dispute between the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), the Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace (LIHG), and the Swiss organizing committee.

References[edit]