Three Canadians will wear stripes at the IIHF World Championship – referees Olivier Gouin and Brett Iverson, and linesman Nathan Vanoosten are bound for Paris and Cologne.
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Cory Emmerton scored the winner in a three-goal second period, and Canada beat HC Lugano 5-2 to win its 14th Spengler Cup.
A Team Canada alumnus, long-timer NHLer and former NHL and AHL coach, Luke Richardson is adding to his résumé in Davos.
Five players who won a Spengler Cup title last year are back as Canada looks to repeat for the first time since 2002-03.
Luke Richardson will lead the title defence at the Spengler Cup, with associate coach Dave King and assistant Gordie Dwyer.
Twenty-three Canadians playing across Europe this season, will wear the red and white of Team Canada at the Deutschland Cup.
Coaching legend Dave King will be joined by assistants Mike Pelino, Luke Richardson and Mike Stewart in Augsburg, Germany.