CALGARY, AB - The Ottawa Senators' have loaned goaltender Mathieu Chouinard to Canada's National Men's Team for the 2002 Deutschland Cup, National Men's Team General Manager Steve Tambellini announced on Monday.
Chouinard joins six other players on loan from NHL teams: Micki Dupont (Calgary), Michael Henrich (Edmonton), Steve Kariya (Vancouver), Travis Roche (Minnesota), Peter Sarno (Edmonton) and Jonathan Sim (Dallas).
Chouinard, 22, is presently with the AHL's Binghamton Senators. The native of Boisbriand, QC played for Canada's National Under 18 Team in 1997, winning the 3 Nations Cup in the Czech Republic.
Canada's National Men's Team for international events such as the Deutschland Cup are comprised of Canadians either currently playing in Europe or in the AHL. Deutschland Cup in Hannover, Germany (November 8-10, 2002)
Canada's entry for the Deutschland Cup, coached by Gary Green, will take part in an exhibition game in Cologne on Nov. 6th against Germany and in the Deutschland Cup from November 8-10 in Hannover, Germany. Canada will be facing National teams from Germany, Switzerland and the USA in this event. Canada won the Deutschland Cup for the first time in 2000 and finished 3rd in 2001. The team will have the seven players on loan from NHL teams, several former NHL-ers, including Shawn Anderson, Lonny Bohonos and Alex Hicks and former Olympians Todd Hlushko and Brad Schlegel.
For any media inquiries, team leader Denis Hainault can be reached at the Dorint Hotel in Cologne on November 6th (011 49 221 801 90905) and the Congress Hotel in Hannover from November 7-10 (011 49 511 28 05 0).
Canada's Rosters for the Deutschland Cup and an Exhibition Game prior to the event are posted at www.canadianhockey.ca
The CHA and the Men's Team coaching staff are taking part in these competitions with two different rosters as an opportunity to develop and evaluate players for future events in Europe.
|CANADA'S 2002 NATIONAL MEN'S TEAM - DEUTSCHLAND CUP - ROSTER|
|Joueuse||#||T.||P.||Naissance||Ville d'origine||Équipe 2002-2003|
|Goaltenders/Gardiennes de but|
|Mathieu Chouinard||-||93||185||22 (04/11/80)||Boisbriand, QC||Binginham Senators (AHL)|
|Ian Gordon||1||179||81||27 (05/15/75)||North Battleford, SK||Schwenningen (GER)|
|Shane Peacock||2||180||90||29 (07/07/73)||Edmonton, AB||Kolner Haie (GER)|
|Darryl Shannon||4||188||96||34 (06/21/68)||Barrie, ON||Krefeld Pinguine (GER)|
|Micki Dupont||5||178||80||22 (04/15/80)||Calgary, AB||Saint John Flames (AHL)|
|Travis Roche||7||186||87||24 (06/17/78)||Grand Cache, AB||Houston Aeros (AHL)|
|Daniel Lambert||19||176||84||32 (01/12/70)||St-Boniface, MB||Krefeld Pinguine (GER)|
|Shawn Anderson||23||186||91||34 (02/07/68)||Montreal, QC||Nuernberg Ice Tigers (GER)|
|Brad Schlegel||28||180||85||34 (07/22/68)||Kitchener, ON||Kolner Haie (GER)|
|Andy Schneider||9||177||81||30 (03/29/72)||Edmonton, AB||Hamburg Freezers (GER)|
|Steve Junker||11||186||87||30 (06/26/72)||Castlegar, BC||Adler Mannheim (GER)|
|Steve Kariya||12||172||80||24 (12/22/77)||Vancouver, BC||Manitoba Moose (AHL)|
|Jonathan Sim||14||178||83||25 (09/29/77)||New Glasgow, NS||Utah Grizzlies (AHL)|
|Gary Shuchuk||16||179||87||35 (02/17/67)||Edmonton, AB||Krefeld Pinguine (GER)|
|Peter Sarno||17||181||85||23 (07/26/79)||Toronto, ON||Espoo Blues (FIN)|
|Lonny Bohonos||18||181||87||29 (05/20/73)||Winnipeg, MB||Davos (SUI)|
|Mike Kennedy||20||185||92||30 (04/13/72)||Vancouver, BC||Adler Mannheim (GER)|
|Alex Hicks||21||183||89||33 (09/04/69)||Calgary, AB||Kolner Haie (GER)|
|Michael Henrich||25||188||95||22 (03/03/80)||Thornhill, ON||Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)|
|David Nemirovsky||26||188||92||26 (08/01/76)||Toronto, ON||Ilves (FIN)|
|Steve Walker||27||183||86||29 (01/12/73)||Collingwood, ON||Berlin Eisbaren (GER)|
|Todd Hlushko||29||180||85||32 (02/07/70)||Toronto, ON||Adler Mannheim (GER)|
|General Manager/Directeur-gérant: Steve Tambellini|
|Assistant General Manager/DG adjoint: Mike Pelino|
|Head Coach/Entraîneur-chef: Gary Green|
|Assistant Coach/Entraîneur adjoint: Mike Kelly|
|Assistant Coach/Entraîneur adjoint: Chris Valentine|
|Team Leader/Chef d'équipe: Denis Hainault|
|Team Doctor/Médecin d'équipe: Dr. Jim Thorne|
|Equipment Manager/Gérant d'équipement: Jeff Lang|
|Physiotherapist/Physiothérapeute: Gord Routledge|
|Team Assistant/Adjoint d'équipe: Rick Amann|
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