2008 IIHF World Championship

CANADA 4 - RUSSIA 5 (OT)
Gold Medal / Sunday, May 18, 2008
Colisée Pepsi - Quebec, QC, CA

Ilya Kovalchuk scored on the powerplay 2:42 into overtime as Russia claimed the gold medal with a 5-4 win over Canada. Brent Burns – with a pair of goals – Dany Heatley and Chris Kunitz scored for the Canadians, who saw their winning streak snapped at 17 games. » summary |  photo gallery


HEATLEY TAKES HOME IIHF HONOURS

Dany Heatley record-breaking 12 goals and record-tying 20 points have earned the Canadian forward Top Forward and Most Valuable Player honours from the IIHF Directorate. The MVP of the 2004 IIHF World Championship, Heatley is the first player ever to win the award twice. » more

FLIGHT ARRIVAL TIMES FOR MEMBERS OF TEAM CANADA » more

 

COMPLETE 2008 IIHF WORLD
CHAMPIONSHIP STATISTICS

For tournament results, statistics and standings, visit the official site of the International Ice Hockey Federation at
www.iihf.comScheduleStatistics

 

CANADA 5 - SWEDEN 4
Semi-Final / Friday, May 16, 2008
Colisée Pepsi - Quebec, QC, CAN

Mike Green’s goal late in the second period stood up as the game winner as Canada advanced to the gold medal game with a 5-4 win. Canada is one win away from defending their world title and becoming the first host team since 1986 to win gold.  » summary

 

NORWAY 2 - CANADA 8
Quarterfinal / Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, NS, CAN

Derek Roy had a hat trick and picked up an assist and linemate Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning goal and added two assists as Canada advanced to the semi-finals with an 8-2 victory. » summary 

 

CANADA 6 - FINLAND 3
Qualification / Monday, May 12, 2008
Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, NS, CAN

Canada locked up first place in Group F and set up a quarterfinal match-up with Norway after Shane Doan and Dany Heatley scored two goals apiece in a 6-3 win over Finland on Monday afternoon. » summary

 

CANADA 10 - GERMANY 1
Qualification / Saturday, May 10, 2008
Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, NS, CAN

Eric Staal scored four times and added an assist, and Martin St-Louis had five helpers as Canada led 4-0 after one period and 9-0 after two on its way to a convincing 10-1 win over Germany. » summary

 

CANADA 2 - NORWAY 1
Qualification / Thursday, May 8, 2008
Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, NS, CAN

Rick Nash scored the game-winning goal late in the third period and Mike Green added a goal and an assist as Canada survived a scare from Norway and stayed perfect at the world championship with a 2-1 win » summary 

 

CANADA 5 - USA 4
Preliminary / Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, NS, CAN

Dany Heatley scored his second goal of the game – and sixth of the tournament – with just 47 seconds remaining on the clock as Canada clinched first place in Group B with a 5-4 win over the United States on Tuesday.. » summary 

 

CANADA 7 - LATVIA 0
Preliminary / Sunday, May 4, 2008
Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, NS, CAN

Rick Nash scored twice and Pascal Leclaire made 30 saves for the shutout as Canada moved to 2-0 with a 7-0 drubbing of Latvia. » summary 

 

CANADA 5 VS. SLOVENIA 1
Preliminary / Friday, May 2, 2008
Halifax Metro Centre Halifax, NS, CAN

Dany Heatley scored three times to become Canada’s all-time leading scorer at the IIHF World Championship as Canada opened defense of their gold medal with a 5-1 win over Slovenia. » summary

 

CANADA 1 - RUSSIA 4
Exhibition
Monday, April 28, 2008
» summary

CANADA 3 - FINLAND 2
Exhibition
Saturday, April 26, 2008
 » summary

 

2008 IIHF WORLD YOUTH TOURNAMENT CROWNS FOUR CHAMPIONS » more
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INTERNATIONAL ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION SKILLS CHALLENGE
- FINAL RESULTS  » more

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DOWNLOAD TEAM CANADA
MEDIA GUIDE

Click here to download a PDF version of Team Canada's media guide for the 2008 IIHF World Championship. All player and staff profiles, including the likes of Dany Heatley and Rick Nash, can be found in the guide.  » Download

 

 

 
For more information:
André Brin Manager, Communications


PHOTO GALLERY
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  World Championship
  May 02 CAN 5 - SLO 1
  May 04 LAT 0 - CAN 7
  May 06 CAN 5 - USA 4
  May 08 CAN 2 - NOR 1
  May 10 CAN 10- GER 1
  May 12 CAN 6 - FIN 3
  May 14 NOR 2 - CAN 8
  May 16 CAN 5 - SWE 4
  May 18 CAN 4 - RUS 5
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