2008 IIHF World Championship - Team Canada News

Canada : Group B (Halifax) | Roster

2007 IIHF World Ranking: 2nd
2007 IIHF World Championship result: Gold

Capital: Ottawa
Population: 32,938,900
Languages: English, French
Currency: Canadian dollar

# of registered hockey players (2006): 552,040
# of indoor arenas (2006): 3000

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NOTABLE PLAYERS

Martin Brodeur (New Jersey), Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh), Roberto Luongo (Vancouver), Rick Nash (Columbus), Scott Niedermayer (Anaheim), Chris Pronger (Anaheim), Joe Sakic (Colorado), Ryan Smyth (Colorado)

DID YOU KNOW?

Canada won 19 gold medals over the course of the first 25 World Championships and Olympic Games in which it took part (1920 – 1961), then did not gold for 33 years, a streak that ended in 1994?

 

SHANE DOAN NAMED TEAM CANADA CAPTAIN FOR 2008 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Phoenix Coyotes’ forward Shane Doan, who is representing Canada for the eighth time in international play, was named captain of Team Canada on Saturday for the 2008 IIHF World Hockey Championship. » more

FIRST PLAYERS NAMED FOR ’08 WORLDS » more

 

HEATLEY BECOMES CANADA'S ALL-TIME LEADING SCORER » more

CANADA ADDS PLAYERS FOR IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP  » more

TEAM CANADA ADDS TWO DEFENCEMEN TO ROSTER » more

RAY WHITNEY WILL NOT PLAY FOR CANADA DUE TO INJURY » more

 

THE RIGHT MAN FOR THE JOB

Steve Yzerman has been around Ken Hitchcock enough to know the man who will coach Canada at the Worlds in May. » more

HITCHCOCK TO COACH CANADA
AT 2008 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Ken Hitchcock will lead Canada as its head coach at the 2008 Worlds. » more

 

CANADA NAMES ASSOCIATE COACHES FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

General manager Steve Yzerman has announced that Pat Burns, Mike Johnston and Craig MacTavish have been named Canada’s associate coaches for the 2008 IIHF World Championship, joining head coach Ken Hitchcock behind the Canadian bench for the tournament. » more

 

ROBITAILLE LOOKS BACK ON 1994 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Fourteen years ago, Luc Robitaille was at the centre of the IIHF world, scoring the shootout winner to give Canada its first world championship gold medal in 33 years. Now, Robitaille takes a look back at that historic win. » more | Luc Robitaille Profile

 

STEVE YZERMAN NAMED G.M. OF TEAM CANADA FOR 2008 WORLDS

Hockey Canada announced that Steve Yzerman will renew his role as general manager of Canada’s National Men’s Team. » more

» Steve Yzerman Profile
» Doug Armstrong Profile

 

 

For more information:
André Brin Manager, Communications


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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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