Canada adds two forwards for Men's World Hockey Championship
April 25, 2001

CALGARY, AB -Assistant Executive Director Lanny McDonald and Head Coach Wayne Fleming announced that two forwards, Kris Draper (Detroit) and Rem Murray (Edmonton) have been added to Canada's Men's World Championship roster.

ìThe coaching staff and myself are excited about the group we have assembled,î said Lanny McDonald. ìWe believe that Kris and Rem are the final pieces of the puzzle. ì

Draper, 29, has a wealth of international experience, having played for Canada at the 2000 World Championship. The native of Toronto, ON also spent two seasons with Canada's National Men's Team and won two gold medals with Canada's National Junior Team (1990, 1991).

Murray, 28, is a veteran of 5 NHL seasons . The native of Stratford, ON is taking part in his 1st World Championship.

The addition of these two players brings Canada's roster to twenty-three players (3 goaltenders, 7 defenseman and 13 forwards).

Canada won it's first exhibition game on Monday, April 23rd, 5-2 against Finland and faces Sweden today, April 24th, in Stockholm.

The 2001 Men's World Hockey Championship runs April 28-May 13, 2001 in Hannover, Cologne and Nurnberg, Germany. Canada will be based in Hannover, and will open the Championship on April 28 versus Norway. Canada can still add players throughout the tournament, up to the beginning of the medal round.

Canada won two gold medals in the 1990's at the World Hockey Championship - 1994 and again in 1997. Canada finished fourth last year at Men's World Hockey Championship in St.Petersburg, Russia, and fourth in 1999 in Norway.

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
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