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Poll Archive Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006


Date Section Question Response Total votes
Feb. 26-27 Sports Which NHL team will get the biggest boost from its Olympic players once the season resumes? Edmonton Oilers: 180
Detroit Red Wings: 236
Toronto Maple Leafs: 189
St. Louis Blues: 30
New York Rangers: 110
New Jersey Devils: 133
Colorado Avalanche: 260
1,138
Feb. 24-25 News Who do you think was the most valuable player in the Olympic men's hockey final? Brodeur: 2,517
Sakic: 8,779
Iginla: 1,449
Lemieux: 1,182
Richter: 406
14,333
Feb. 24-25 Sports Who was Team Canada's most valuable player in Salt Lake City? Mario Lemieux: 227
Joe Sakic: 902
Adam Foote: 12
Martin Brodeur: 175
Steve Yzerman: 182
Chris Pronger: 10
Rob Niedermayer: 13
Jarome Iginla: 115
Paul Kariya: 51
Other: 33
14,333
Feb. 24-27 The Games What is your most memorable Canadian moment of the Salt Lake Winter Olympics? Men's hockey championship game victory: 1,860
Salé and Pelletier finally win gold: 253
Elvis Stojko's farewell: 18
Catriona Le May Doan's gold-medal defence: 38
Beckie Scott's breakthrough: 90
Kevin Martin's near-miss: 29
Mark Gagnon's double gold: 152
Women's hockey team gold-medal win: 645
Other: 46
3,131

Feb. 23-24 Sports Who scored Canada's greatest international hockey goal to date? Mario Lemieux, 1987 Canada Cup final: 114
Paul Henderson, 1972 Summit Series: 572
Darryl Sittler, 1976 Canada Cup final:14
Mike Bossy, 1984 Canada Cup semi-final: 10
710

Feb. 23-24 Home Where will you watch the gold medal hockey game on Sunday? At home: 5,128
At a friend's place: 654
At a pub: 698
I won't be watching the game: 1713
8,193

Feb. 21-22 Sports If the Canadian men's hockey team comes home with a silver or bronze medal, will their performance be a success? Yes: 1329
No: 1109
2,438

Feb. 20-24 The Games Who has been the best goaltender in the Olympic men's hockey tournament? Mike Richter: 144
Andrei Mezin: 156
Martin Brodeur: 337
Dominik Hasek: 129
Nikolai Khabibulin: 418
1,184

Feb.19-20 The Games What is the most likely men's hockey gold medal final? Sweden v. USA: 451
Canada v. Czech Republic: 231
Sweden v. Russia: 106
Canada v. Russia: 283
Czech Republic v. Finland: 25
Canada v. USA 793
Finland v. Russia: 20
Sweden v. Czech Republic 124
Finland v. USA: 62
Other: 85
2,180

Feb.19-20 Sports Do you agree with Wayne Gretzky's belief that the rest of the hockey world hates Canada? Yes: 451
No: 231
682

Feb. 18-19 Sports Is the media too soft on amateur athletes who fail to meet expectations at the Olympics? Yes: 78
No: 132
210

Feb.18-19 The Games Who is your favourite Canadian medal winner at this point in the Games? Jamie Salé and David Pelletier: 557
Veronica Brenner: 38
Deidra Dionne: 48
Mathieu Turcotte: 51
Catriona Le May Doan: 762
Cindy Klassen: 47
Beckie Scott: 576
2,079

Feb. 18 The Games Should Team Canada stick with Curtis Joseph in goal? Yes: 381
No: 719
1,100

Feb. 17-18 The Games Who has been Canada's biggest disappointment in the Games thus far? Men's hockey team: 1,011
Elvis Stojko: 77
Jean-Luc Brassard: 20
Jasey-Jay Anderson: 13
Jeremy Wotherspoon: 802
Marc Gagnon: 11
Melanie Turgeon: 15
1,949

Feb. 17 Sports Who should start in goal for Canada tonight? Curtis Joseph: 149
Martin Brodeur: 429
578

Feb. 16-17 Sports Now that Salé and Pelletier have their gold medals: It's time to punish the judges: 317
It's time to take the Russians' gold back: 105
It's time to celebrate a Canadian triumph: 118
It's time to move one: 350
890

Feb. 15-16 News Will the Salt Lake figure skating controversy rid the sport of future judging scandals? Yes: 521
No: 6,012
6,531

Feb. 15-17 The Games Who is the best skater in Salt Lake? Paul Kariya: 103
Catriona Le May Doan: 823
Apolo Ohno: 25
Pavel Bure: 53
Alexei Yagudin: 185
1,189

Feb. 14-15 The Games Will the men's hockey tournament overshadow the efforts of the rest of Canada's Olympians? Yes: 252
No: 519
771

Feb. 13-14 Sports Can figure skating ever recover its credibility in the wake of the Olympic scandal? Yes: 457
No: 1,931
2,388

Feb. 13 Sports Who should have won the Olympic pairs gold medal? Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze: 88
Jamie Salé and David Pelletier: 2,479
Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo: 24
Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman: 37
2,628

Feb. 13-14 The Games Which winter sport would you most like your child to participate in? Curling: 141
Ski jumping: 22
Hockey: 259
Luge: 23
Skiing: 123
Figure skating: 91
Speed skating: 156
Snowboarding: 89
Cross-country skiing: 206
Skeleton: 55
1,165

Feb. 12-13 The Games Where do you think Elvis Stojko will stand after the men's short program? First: 296
Second: 335
Third: 424
Top 10: 749
Lower: 89
1,893

Feb. 12 Home Should judged events be barred from the Olympics? Yes: 4,526
No: 1,943
6,469

Feb. 10-12 The Games In what sport will Canada win its first gold medal? Cross-country skiing: 6
Figure Skating: 273
Snowboarding: 23
Alpine Skiing: 5
Freestyle Skiing: 12
Speed Skating: 184
Other: 31
534

Feb. 11-12 Sports Should the National Hockey League have let players participate in all Olympic qualifiers without exception? Yes: 829
No: 101
930

Feb. 9-10 News Which sport will produce Canada's first Olympic medal? Cross-country skiing: 76
Figure Skating: 273
Snowboarding: 738
Alpine Skiing: 112
Freestyle Skiing: 192
Speed Skating: 1,183
Figure Skating: 705
Other: 246
3,525

Feb. 9-10 Sports Which sport will produce Canada's first Olympic medal? Cross-country skiing: 13
Figure Skating: 273
Snowboarding: 78
Alpine Skiing: 20
Freestyle Skiing: 85
Speed Skating: 195
Figure Skating: 85
749

Feb. 5-10 The Games How well do you think Canada will do compared to Nagano? Better: 355
Worse: 43
About the same: 124
522

Feb. 5-6 Sports Who is Canada's greatest male Olympic figure skater? Toller Cranston: 88
Donald Jackson: 54
Brian Orser: 73
Kurt Browning: 351
Elvis Stojko: 280
846

Feb. 4-5 Sports Which Olympic team has the strongest goaltending trio? Canada (Joseph, Brodeur and Belfour): 366
Sweden (Salo, Hedberg and Tellqvist): 19
Czech Republic (Hasek, Turek and Cechmanek): 721
United States (Barrasso, Dunham and Richter): 9
1,115

Feb. 3-4 Sports Who should be Canada's starting goaltender at the Olympics? Ed Belfour: 173
Martin Brodeur: 50
Curtis Joseph: 622
845


    
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Final

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GER
12
16
7
35
USA
10
13
11
34
NOR
11
7
6
24
CAN
6
3
8
17
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