07/08 National Men's Under-18 -

CANADA 8 VS. RUSSIA 0
GOLD MEDAL
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23RD

A five-goal first period was more than enough for Canada as it romped to an 8-0 win over Russia and a gold medal on Wednesday. » more | Flight Info

 

CANADA 3 VS. SWEDEN 2
SEMI-FINAL
MONDAY, APRIL 21ST

Taylor Hall scored the game-winning goal on a Canadian powerplay early in the third period as Canada advanced to the gold medal game with a 3-2 win over Sweden on Monday. » summary

 

CANADA 2 - FINLAND 1
QUARTERFINAL
SUNDAY, APRIL 20TH

Tyler Cuma and Cody Hodgson scored powerplay goals and Jake Allen made 35 saves as Canada moved into a Monday semi-final against Sweden with a 2-1 win over Finland on Sunday. » summary

 

CANADA 6 - SLOVAKIA 0
PRELIMINARY ROUND
FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH

Matthew Duchene scored a hat trick – all on the powerplay – and Jake Allen made 19 saves for the shutout as Canada wrapped up the preliminary round with a convincing 6-0 win over Slovakia on Friday. » summary

 

RUSSIA 4 - CANADA 2
PRELIMINARY ROUND
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16TH

Ryan Ellis and Matthew Duchene scored goals, but Canada saw a one-goal second period lead evaporate in a 4-2 loss to Russia on Wednesday, sending the Canadians to a quarterfinal game on Sunday. » summary

 

CANADA 4 - DENMARK 1
PRELIMINARY ROUND
TUESDAY, APRIL 15TH

The line of Corey Trivino, Maxime Sauvé and Matt Duchene combined for 10 points, led by Trivino’s hat trick, as Canada stayed perfect with a 4-1 win over Denmark on Tuesday. » more

 

CANADA 9 - GERMANY 2
PRELIMINARY ROUND
SUNDAY, APRIL 13TH

Jordan Eberle and Nicolas Deschamps scored two goals apiece as Canada opened the 2008 IIHF World Under-18 Championship with a 9-2 win over Germany on Sunday. » more

 

EBERLE THE OVERTIME HERO IN U18 EXHIBITION WIN

Jordan Eberle scored two minutes into overtime as Canada evened their pre-tournament record at 1-1 with a 6-5 win over Finland on Friday in Minsk, Belarus, the final tune-up before the 2008 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. » more

 

CANADA FALLS TO BELARUS IN
UNDER-18 EXHIBITION

Taylor Hall, Colten Teubert, Cody Hodgson and Ryan Ellis scored for Canada, but it was Belarus who came away with a 6-4 win on Thursday in a pre-tournament game for both ahead of the 2008 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. » more

 

ROSTER ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIP

Hockey Canada has announced its 22-player roster for the 2008 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. Four players return from the 2007 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team, while five will make their debuts in Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence. » more | roster

 

QUINN NAMED COACH OF
CANADA’S MEN’S U-18  TEAM

CALGARY, AB– Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League, announced on Tuesday that Olympic gold medal-winning head coach Pat Quinn will be behind the bench as head coach for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2008 IIHF World Under-18 Championship, April 13th to 23th in Kazan, Russia. » more

 

CANADA TO GO FOR GOLD AT WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIP

Coming off a fourth-place finish at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Finland, the National Men’s Under-18 Team will look to return to the podium and win Canada’s first gold at the event since 2003 when it kicks off the 2008 world championship against Germany in Kazan, Russia on April 13th.

 
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Brad Pascall Vice-President, Hockey Operations