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CANADA WINS UNDER 18 GOLD WITH 5-3 VICTORY VERSUS CZECH REPUBLIC

PIESTANY, Slovakia—Canada’s men's under-18 team won the gold medal on Sunday in the Junior World Cup tournament final, overcoming a spate of early penalties before taking control of the game for a 5-3 victory against the Czech Republic.

Canada won the Junior World Cup Under 18 event for the ninth time in 10 years, with some clutch penalty killing in the first period opening the door to victory.

 

CANADA ADVANCES TO
JUNIOR WORLD CUP FINAL VS CZECHS

Canada is heading the the final of the 2005 Under-18 Junior World Cup. Team Canada spread out its offence evenly scoring a goal in each period and earning a birth in Sunday's tournament final.

JONATHAN TOEWS NAMED TEAM CAPTAIN OF CANADA'S U18 TEAM

Shawn Camp, Head Coach of Canada's Under 18 team that is preparing for the 2005 Under 18 Junior World Cup in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia, from August 9-14, named Canada's captain and alternate captains on Monday. » more

 

CANADA’S TOP ELIGIBLE PLAYERS
FOR THE 2006 NHL ENTRY DRAFT
IN KITCHENER AT UNDER 18 CAMP

KITCHENER, ON – Forty of Canada’s top eligible players for the 2006 NHL Entry Draft are currently taking part in Canada’s Under-18 Selection Camp in preparation for the 2005 Under-18 Junior World Cup.  This year’s tournament is taking place in Czech Republic from August 9 - 14, 2005.  Canada’s first game is August 9 versus Switzerland. » more

 

RILEY HOLZAPFEL OF THE MOOSE JAW WARRIORS ADDED TO CANADA’S UNDER 18 SELECTION CAMP ROSTER

Blair Mackasey, Director of Player Personnel for Hockey Canada, announced on Monday that forward Riley Holzapfel of the WHL’s Moose Jaw Warriors, will attend Canada’s Under 18 Selection Camp in Kitchener, ON, July 30 to August 5th.
 
Mackasey announced that Holzapfel would be added to Canada’s Under 18 selection camp roster due to an injury to forward Myles Applebaum of the Kitchener Rangers.

 

40 PLAYERS INVITED TO ATTEND CANADA'S NATIONAL UNDER-18 SUMMER TEAM SELECTION AND DEVELOPMENT CAMP

CALGARY– Hockey Canada and the Canadian Hockey League announced on Wednesday a list of 40 of Canada’s top hockey players, all born in 1988, invited to attend Canada's National Under-18 Summer Team Selection and Development Camp that will run from July 30-August 5, 2005 in Kitchener, ON. » more

 

SHAWN CAMP NAMED HEAD COACH OF CANADA’S 2005 NATIONAL UNDER-18 SUMMER TEAM

CALGARY, ALBERTA - Hockey Canada, in conjunction with the Canadian Hockey League, announced on Tuesday that Shawn Camp, Head Coach of the OHL's Sarnia Sting will be the Head Coach of Canada's National Under-18 Summer Team for the Junior World Cup in Piestany, Slovakia and Breclav, Czech Republic, August 9-14, 2005. » more

 
For more information:
Brad Pascall Vice-President, Hockey Operations