2008-09 National Men's Team

MOSCOW DYNAMO 5 - CANADA 3
CHAMPIONSHIP | WED. DEC. 31

For the fifth time in nine years, Canada has finished second at the Spengler Cup after falling 5-3 to Russian side Moscow Dynamo in Wednesday’s championship game. Micki Dupont, Hnat Domenichelli and Randy Robitaille scored for Canada.

 

MOSCOW DYNAMO 3 - CANADA 6
ROUND ROBIN | TUE. DEC. 30

Jeff Toms led the charge with a goal and two assists as Canada powered into the championship game at the 2008 Spengler Cup with a 6-3 round-robin win over Moscow Dynamo. The same two teams will meet for the title on Wednesday.

 

CANADA 5 - ERC INGOLSTADT 2
ROUND ROBIN | MON. DEC. 29

Jeff Toms scored twice to lead Canada to a 5-2 victory over German side ERC Ingolstadt on Monday, moving the Canadians to 2-1. Rico Fata, Dale Clarke and Randy Robitaille also scored for the Canadians, while Shawn Heins added a pair of assists.

 

CANADA 5 - HC DAVOS 6 (SO)
ROUND ROBIN | SAT. DEC. 27

Hnat Domenichelli scored in the final minute of regulation time to complete Canada’s comeback from a 3-0 first-period deficit, but the defending champions ended up falling to HC Davos 6-5 in a shootout. Martin Kariya had a goal and an assist in the loss.

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CANADA 3 - ENERGIE KARLOVY VARY 1
ROUND ROBIN | FRI. DEC. 26

Canada scored three times on the power play – twice on two-man advantages – as it opened the 2008 Spengler Cup with a 3-1 win over Energie Karlovy Vary. Brad Isbister, Micki Dupont and Jean-Guy Trudel scored the Canadian goals in the win.

 



WATCH THE 2008 SPENGLER CUP
 ONLY ON ROGERS SPORTSNET

Canada’s National Men’s Team looks to defend its title at the 2008 Spengler Cup, and you can see all the action only on Rogers Sportsnet, beginning on Boxing Day. Catch three of the five games LIVE, including the championship game on December 31. » more

 

CANADA NAMES ROSTER
FOR 2008 SPENGLER CUP

Six returnees from Canada’s 2007 championship team highlight the 21-player roster announced Tuesday for the 2008 Spengler Cup. Comprised almost entirely of Canadians playing in Europe, Canada will open the tournament December 26 against Energie Karlovy Vary. » moreroster

 

CHERNOMAZ, SIMPSON NAMED HEAD COACHES FOR NATIONAL TEAM EVENTS

Rich Chernomaz will look to bring Canada its first Deutschland Cup championship since 2005 in early November, while Sean Simpson will be back behind the bench as Canada looks for a second consecutive Spengler Cup title in December. » more

 

 

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