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CANADA CAPTURES 2006 UNDER-18 JUNIOR WORLD CUP WITH A 3-0 VICTORY OVER TEAM USA

Canada’s National Summer Under-18 Team captured its third consecutive Junior World Cup and tenth international summer under-18 event in 11 years, as Canada defeated USA 3-0 in the Championship Game on Saturday in Breclav, Czech Republic.
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CANADA ADVANCES TO UNDER-18 JUNIOR WORLD CUP CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AGAINST USA

PIESTANY, SLOVAKIA  – Canada’s National Summer Under-18 Team will face USA in the 2006 Under-18 Junior World Cup (Ivan Hlinka Memorial) Championship Game in Breclav, Czech Republic on Saturday, August 12th at 7pm (local)/ 1pm (ET). » more

 

CANADA FINISHES OFF ROUND ROBIN WITH SOLID 4-1 WIN OVER SLOVAKIA

Piestany, Slovakia – Canada went into its final game at the Junior World Cup knowing that it had advanced to the Championship game, but looking to complete a perfect round robin facing the host team from Slovakia. » summary

 

CANADA ADVANCES TO
JUNIOR WORLD CUP FINAL

Despite some tense moments early on, Canada responded with a solid 4-1 win over Sweden at the 2006 Junior World Cup in Piestany » summary

 

YVES BASTIEN MAKES NATIONAL UNDER-18 TEAM

Dowling’s Yves Bastien, 17, made the 2006-07 Canadian National Men’s Under-18 team, which is competing in the Junior World Cup this week in Piestany, Slovakia and Breclav, Czech Republic. The event runs from Aug. 8 to 12.

Bastien, a five-foot-nine, 165-pound spark plug, played last season with the Kitchener Rangers in the OHL. It was his rookie season. » more

 

U18 PLAYING FORMAT

Each team will play once against other teams within its group - round robin (3 games per team).

The winner of each game receives three (3) points for the win.  The loser will receive zero (0) points.  If, at the end of regulation time, any game is tied - both teams will receive one (1) point.  All tied games will go into overtime (OT is 5 minutes in length and played 4 on 4), with both teams receiving one (1) point for being tied after 3 periods of play.  If, after OT, any game is still tied, then the game will go to penalty shots with the winner of the shootout receiving one (1) additional point.

All games will be played under IIHF rules and regulations (including the IIHF rules regardings rankings).

 

CANADA WINS
UNDER-18 JUNIOR WORLD CUP OPENER VS SWISS

Canada held strong against a very determined Swiss team, rebounding from a tough second period for a hard-fought 5-3 win over Switzerland » summary

 

ANGELO ESPOSITO NAMED CAPTAIN OF CANADA’S 2006 NATIONAL SUMMER UNDER-18 TEAM; OLIVIER FORTIER, COLTON GILLIES AND JOHN NEGRIN TO SERVE AS ALTERNATE CAPTAINS » more

 

CAN 5 - CZE 0 | exhibition
Sunday, August 6/06
CANADA BLANKS CZECHS IN JUNIOR WORLD CUP TUNE-UP GAME
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CANADA’S NATIONAL SUMMER
UNDER-18 TEAM NAMED FOR
2006 JUNIOR WORLD CUP IN SLOVAKIA AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Hockey Canada, along with the Canadian Hockey League, announced Canada’s National Summer Under-18 Team roster for the upcoming Junior World Cup » more

 

AUGUST 12th GAMES INFO.

All teams will play a game on August 12th, but which game they play depends upon its rankings after the round robin.  The schedule of who plays who, where and when will NOT be known until August 11th mid-day.  The top two teams in groups A and B will play for the 'gold medal'.  The Czechs and Slovaks will play their game, regardless of ranking, at their 'home' arena.  If the Czechs end up playing vs. Slovakia, then that game will be played in the location of the team with the best overall ranking.

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

SCOREBOARD
  U-18 Jr. World Cup
  Aug 06 CAN 5 - CZE 0 ex
  Aug 08 CAN 5 - SUI 3
  Aug 09 SWE 1 - CAN 4
  Aug 10 SVK 1 - CAN 4
  Aug 12 RUS 4 - SWE 2Bronze Medal
  Aug 12 CAN 3 - USA 0Gold Medal