CALGARY, AB - Three of Canada's National Teams are set to participate in upcoming international competitions in USA, Germany and Switzerland, the Canadian Hockey Association announced on Thursday.
Canada's National Women's Team at the Four Nations Cup in Provo, USA
Twenty-two players will represent Canada at the Four Nations Cup in Provo, Utah from November 7-11. This is not a final roster, as the coaching staff will continue to look at a number of players before naming a final World Championship roster in mid-February, 2001. Canada will be challenged by the USA, Finland and Sweden during this tournament. Head coach Danièle Sauvageau will be joined behind the bench by assistants Melody Davidson and Wally Kozak. André Brin, Manager, Media Relations, will be the media contact on site and can be reached at 403-777-3609 (until November 4th) or at 801-377-4700 (November 4-12).
Canada's National Men's Team at Goodwill Series and the Deutschland Cup in Switzerland and Germany
Canada has assembled two rosters of Canadians most of whom are currently playing in Europe for upcoming events in Europe. A first team will face Switzerland and Germany in a two-game goodwill series November 7-8 while a second team will take part in the Deutschland Cup from November 10-12 in Hannover, Germany. Canada will be facing National teams from Germany, Slovakia and Switzerland in this event.
The CHA and the coaching staff formed two teams as an opportunity to evaluate players for future events in Europe. Head Coach Wayne Fleming will be joined behind the bench by National Men's Team Associate Coach/General Manager Mike Pelino for both events. Pelino will assist media with any requests. He can be reached at the following numbers: November 4-7 (011 41 1 804 44 44); November 7-9 (011 49 (0)8709 9130); and November 9-13 (011 49 (0)511 87400). The complete National Men's Team rosters, staff and schedule for both these events are available at www.canadianhockey.ca/e
Canada's National Women's Under 22 Team at the Three Nations Cup in Zuchwill, Switzerland.
Canada's National Women's Under 22 Team will be in Zuchwill, Switzerland for the Three Nations Cup from November 7-12. Head coach Karen Hughes will be joined behind the bench by Margot Page and Nancy Wilson. Team Leader Shelley Coolidge will serve as media liaison for the team. During the tournament, she can be reached at 403-777-4588 (voice-mail) or 011-41-0326865555 (hotel). The complete National Women's Under 22 Team roster, staff and schedule is available at www.canadianhockey.ca/