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www.canadianhockey.ca Will Be Official Web Site for 2003 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship
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December 20, 2002
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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!

» 2003 National Junior Team


For more information:

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

   
 

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