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May 7, 2006
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CANADA’S ROSTER AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP NOW AT 23 PLAYERS, WITH ADDITION OF DEFENCEMAN TREVOR DALEY

RIGA, LATVIA – Team Canada General Manager Ken Holland (Vernon, BC/Detroit Red Wings) and Assistant General Manager Mike Barnett (Olds, AB/ Phoenix Coyotes) announced on Sunday the addition of defenceman Trevor Daley (Toronto, ON/ Dallas Stars) to Team Canada’s official roster for the 2006 IIHF World Championship in Riga, Latvia from May 5-21, 2006.

Daley will arrive in Latvia on Monday, May 8th.

Canada’s World Championship roster now stands at 23 players, including two goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards. A full roster can include up to 25 players at the World Championship, which would include two players that can be only added following the qualifying round, immediately before the quarter-finals.

Canada’s World Championship Team opened with a 5-3 victory over Denmark on Friday, May 5th, and faces Norway on Sunday, May 7th. All of Canada’s games will be broadcast live from Latvia on TSN/RDS, the official broadcaster of Hockey Canada. Canada will play in the preliminary round in a group that includes Denmark, Norway and the USA.

For further information on Canada’s 2006 Men’s World Championship team, and the IIHF Men’s World Championship, go to Hockey Canada’s official website at www.hockeycanada.ca

» Roster
» 2006 IIHF World Men's Championship Team Canada site

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
 

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

 

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

 

Jason LaRose
Coordinator, Content Services
Hockey Canada
403-777-4553
jlarose@hockeycanada.ca

 

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca

 
Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca
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