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Al Opsahl

Full name: Allan William "Al" Opsahl
Gender: Male
Born: September 27, 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: July 25, 1990 in Santa Rosa, California, United States
Affiliations: Minnesota Golden Gophers, Saint Paul (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Biography

Al Opsahl played for the University of Minnesota as a defenseman from 1944-47, captaining the 1944-45 team while he was studying aeronautical engineering. Prior to the 1948 Winter Olympics, he played briefly with the St. Paul 7-Ups-Kopps and the Minneapolis Bermans of the American Amateur Hockey League. After the Olympics, he played one year (1951-52) with the Rochester Mustangs. His son, Al Opsahl, Jr., later became a top collegiate swimmer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA AC

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings AC 1948-01-30 [0] [3] [4]
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #1 2 1948-01-30 SUI 5, USA 4 0 0 0
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #5 1 1948-01-31 USA 23, POL 4 0 0 0
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #10 1 1948-02-01 USA 31, ITA 1 0 2 0
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #16 1 1948-02-03 USA 5, SWE 2 0 0 0
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #22 2 1948-02-05 CAN 12, USA 3 0 0 0
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #27 1 1948-02-06 USA 13, AUT 2 0 0 0
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #31 1 1948-02-07 USA 4, GBR 3 0 0
1948 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #33 2 1948-02-08 TCH 4, USA 3 0 1 4