In 1996, Tissot partners the International Ice Hockey Fédération, which, not only offers hours of excitement and suspense as the teams battle it out across the ice in a game of skill, control and agility, but shows the brand’s Swiss roots, since Ice Hockey is one of the major sports of Switzerland. Tissot further sponsors the Swiss national team at a local level and becomes sponsor of the World Champion Russian National Team at an international level.
The longest overtime in a playoff game was in 1936 when the defining goal was scored in the sixth overtime period at 176:30 of game play.
Ice Hockey is a sport which requires a tremendous amount of discipline, strength and speed, which are all present in the Tissot Quickster Ice Hockey, through its precision, robustness and the stylish lines on the dial and the bezel that reflect the marks left by the fast blades on the ice.
If this wasn’t enough to reflect the sport, you will find the IIHF Logo engraved on the caseback.
Vladislav Tretiak, former goaltender for the Soviet Union's national ice hockey team and current Russian Ice Hockey Federation President and François Thiébaud, President of Tissot, awarded Conner McDavid of Canada and Mikko Koskinen of Finland a Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar for their great game.[...]
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François Thiébaud, Tissot President, Alexey Vorobyov, head of Moscow Department of Physical Fitness and Sport and Vladislav Tretiak, Russian Ice Hockey Federation President had the honour of Kicking-off the match.
The GUM Skating rink was th [...]