Canada's National Women's Team Heads to 2001 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship
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March 31, 2001
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NORTH YORK, ON –- Canada’s National Women’s Team concluded a week-long camp in North York, ON on Sunday, leaving for Minneapolis and the 2001 IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship which run April 2-8, 2001.

Canada has captured six consecutive World Championships (1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000) and sports a 30-0-0 record in the history of the tournament.

Canada’s National Women’s Team is in Group A, with Kazakhstan, Russia and Sweden. Group B brings together China, Finland, Germany and the host team from the United States.

An overview of the World Championship schedule follows:

Monday, April 2nd CANADA vs. Kazakhstan 7:30 pm (Mountain Time) Rochester, MN
Tuesday, April 3rd CANADA vs. Russia 7:30 pm (Mountain Time) Rochester, MN
Thursday, April 5th CANADA vs. Sweden 4:05 pm (Mountain Time) Minneapolis, MN
Saturday, April 7th Semi-final (A1 vs. B2)
Semi-final (B1 vs. A2)
3:05 pm (Mountain Time)
7:35 pm (Mountain Time)
Minneapolis, MN
Sunday, April 8th Bronze medal final
Gold medal final
2:05 pm (Mountain Time)
6:00 pm (Mountain Time)
Minneapolis, MN

TSN and RDS will be broadcasting the semi-final game and the medal game involving Canada.

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

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

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

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