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Jack Riley

Jack Riley was born on June 15, 1920 in Boston, USA. He was the architect of the 1960 US Olympic Team that captured the country's first ever gold medal in hockey at the Olympic Winter Games in Squaw Valley, USA. As head coach, Riley guided Team USA to a perfect 7-0-0 record in the tournament. While serving as player/head coach, he also directed the 1949 US National Team to a bronze medal in the IIHF World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden. The United States engineered a 6-2-0 record in the process. Riley represented the 1948 US Olympic Team which placed fourth at the Olympic Winter Games in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Jack Riley is a member of the US Hockey Hall of Fame.

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