HALIFAX, NS - The Canadian Hockey Association launched the official website of the 2003 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship on Thursday at www.canadianhockey.ca.
The 2003 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship runs - in Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, featuring 10 countries: Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and USA.
www.canadianhockey.ca, the official web site of the Canadian Hockey Association and Team Canada, will be the official event website during the championship. A team of journalists will be writing feature stories on all teams and all 31 games with new content being posted in English and French on a daily basis throughout the championship.
Other features on www.canadianhockey.ca during the event include:
email your favorite Team Canada player
'real time' statistics of all games, so people can login at anytime to see how their favorite team is doing
behind the scenes photos and action shots of all games
video and audio clips, post game and practices
in-depth feature stories and analysis of all 10 teams and all 31 games
daily polls and contests
on-line purchasing of the event program, Team Canada media guide and team photo
and much more…
The CHA has teamed up with eBay Canada ( www.ebaysports.ca ) to offer hockey fans across North America and the World, the opportunity to bid on unique Team Canada hockey items.
Items that will be posted and available for fans to bid on (beginning on ) at www.canadianhockey.ca include: autographed 2003, 20 Team Canada World Junior jerseys, Women's World Championship jerseys, autographed Olympic jerseys from Team Canada and individual players such as Mario Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Michael Peca, Hayley Wickenheiser and many more. All funds raised will go to CHA programs. For more details on each item and the auction visit: www.canadianhockey.ca and click on the eBay Canada auction button!