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Team Canada to Play for Bronze Medal at 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Players and Staff to Return to Canada on Sunday, August 19th
August 16, 2007

HODONIN, Czech Republic – Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team has qualified for the bronze medal game against Russia at the 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka.

Canada beat the Czech Republic 4-1 on Thursday to finish the round robin with two wins and an overtime loss, good for seven points and second place in Pool A. Russia finished second in Pool B. The two teams will meet for bronze on Saturday in Piestany, Slovakia (6:30 p.m. local, 12:30 p.m. ET).

Sweden finished first in Pool A with nine points, and will play in the gold medal game against Finland, which won Pool B. The gold medal game is scheduled for Saturday at 7:00 p.m. local, 1:00 p.m. ET in Hodonin.

On Thursday night in Hodonin, the Czech Republic took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Stepan Novotny at 9:42 of the first period. Canada tied it up when Chris Doyle (Charlottetown, PE/ PEI, QMJHL) snapped a shot past Czech netminder Dominik Furch at 16:36.

In the second period, Canada took the lead at 8:02 when Kevin King (Calgary, AB/ Kootenay, WHL) directed in a perfect pass from Shawn Lalonde (Orleans, ON/ Belleville, OHL). It was Lalonde’s second assist of the game, and he was later named Canada’s Player of the Game. Jordan Caron (Sayabec, QC/ Rimouski, QMJHL) scored at 9:35 of the second to make it 3-1. Alex Pietrangelo (King City, ON/ Niagara, OHL) rounded out the scoring in the third.

Peter Delmas (Bedford, NS/ Lewiston, QMJHL) earned the win for Canada in net.



Information is listed by FINAL destination. Arrival times are all LOCAL TIMES. Flight information may change without notice. Several players will arrive early Monday morning (see below).


Toronto, ON / AC873 / 12:20 p.m.

Hockey Canada head scout Al Murray

Toronto, ON / AC99 / 6:00 p.m.

Tyler Cuma, Michael D’Orazio, Peter Delmas, Steven Stamkos

Calgary, AB / BA1103 / 6:55 p.m.

Jordan Eberle, Kevin King, Geordie Wudrick

Toronto, ON / AC877 / 7:40 p.m.

Head coach Dave Barr

London, ON / AC7723 / 8:52 p.m.

Nazem Kadri

Vancouver, BC / AC8329 / 8:55 p.m.

Colten Teubert

Ottawa, ON / AC466 / 9:10 p.m.

Shawn Lalonde

Montreal, QC / AC426 / 9:13 p.m.

Kevin Poulin, Yann Sauvé

Kelowna, BC / WJ647 / 9:26 p.m.

Kyle Beach

Saint John, NB / AC8950 / 11:54 p.m.

Assistant coach Jacques Beaulieu

Quebec City, QC / AC8930 / 11:55 p.m.

Kelsey Tessier


Saskatoon, SK / AC8590 / 12:01 a.m.

James Wright

Charlottetown, PEI / AC8866 / 1:03 a.m.

Chris Doyle

Winnipeg, MB / AC8340 / 1:28 a.m.

David Toews

Toronto, ON / AC146 / 6:07 a.m.

Michael Del Zotto, Cody Hodgson, Alex Pietrangelo

Mont Joli, QC / AC8964 / 6:24 a.m.

Jordan Caron, Philipe Cornet

The media contact with the National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team is Chris Jurewicz, who can be reached in the Czech Republic at (011) 420 776 426 622 or by e-mail at note that the Czech Republic is six hours ahead of Eastern Time.

For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada

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