Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in an ice hockey match in Sochi which his team Hockey Legends won. Full coverage of the final of the Men's Ice Hockey tournament as Sweden take on Canada in the gold medal. While the general characteristics of the game stay the same wherever it is played, the exact Ice hockey is played on a hockey rink. First played : 19th century Canada. On the Origin of Hockey. Basketball Curling Lacrosse Rowing. The Kontinental Hockey League KHL is the largest and most popular ice hockey league in Eurasia. Since men's ice hockey is a full contact sport, body checks are allowed so injuries are a common occurrence. Entdecken Sie die Welten von Swiss Ice Hockey Game Center National Teams National League Swiss League MySports League Regio League.