Hockey Canada Network |
News
Canada's National Men's Team Roster Set for Defence of Deutschland Cup From November 7-9, 2003
NR.093.03
|
October 29, 2003
|
|

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Head Coach Dave King and Hockey Canada announced Canada’s roster for the 2003 Deutschland Cup November 7-9, 2003 in Hannover, Germany. Canada enters this event as defending championship, having captured the 2002 Deutschland Cup

Former NHL Coach Dave King (Calgary, Montreal, Columbus), now coaching the Hamburg Freeze, will be Canada’s Head Coach for this event. Assistant coaches for this event are former NHL Head Coach Pierre Pagé (Anaheim, Calgary) and Clément Jodoin, an assistant coach with the Montreal Canadiens last year.

Canada’s roster for the 2003 Deutschland Cup is mostly comprised of top Canadian players from the Deutschland Elite League (DEL). Of these DEL players, eleven (James Black, Mark Greig, Hnat Domenichelli, Micki Dupont, Chris Joseph, Denis Pederson, Jean-Yves Roy, Andy Schneider, Darryl Shannon, Ken Sutton, Darren Van Impe) have NHL experience, and three (Domenichelli, Joseph, Pederson) have represented Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship. Bruce Gardiner, of the Finnish Elite League’s Espoo Blues, also has NHL experience.

The NHL’s Dallas Stars have also loaned David Oliver, who is playing with the AHL’s Utah Grizzlies, to Canada’s National Men’s Team for the 2003 Deutschland Cup.

“I’m very pleased with the roster that we have assembled for this year’s Deutschland Cup,” said Dave King. “These are top players in the Elite League in Germany and they are looking forward to making Canada proud as go for Canada’s third Deutschland Cup in four years.”

Dave King’s son Scott, of Iserlohner (DEL), will also be suiting up for Canada at the Deutschland Cup. It is believed to be the first time in the history of Canada’s National Men’s Team that a father coaches his son in an international hockey competition.

Canada’s National Men’s team operates as a part-time team that participates in international events using Canadian-born players that are either playing hockey in Europe or on loan from their North American NHL or AHL teams.

Current NHL-ers Chuck Kobasew (CGY), Matthew Lombardi (CGY) and Travis Roche (MIN) all played with Canada’s National Men’s Team last year in various events.

The 2003 Deutschland Cup marks of the first of six major international events in which Canada’s Men’s Team will participate during the 2003-2004 season.

# Player Ht. Wt. Birthdate Hometown 2003-2004 Team
# Joueur T. P. Naissance Ville d'origine Équipe 2003-2004
Goaltenders/Gardiennes de but
1 Gordon, Ian 5'10 179 05/15/75 North Battleford, SK Frankfurt Lions (DEL)
31 Rousson, Boris 6'2 196 06/14/70 Val d’Or, PQ Hamburg Freezers (DEL)
Defence/Defense
3 Shannon, Darryl 6'2 205 06/21/68 Barrie, ON Berlin Eisbaren (DEL)
5 Dupont, Micki 5'10 176 04/15/80 Calgary, AB Berlin Eisbaren (DEL)
6 Sutton, Ken 6'0 201 05/11/69 Edmonton, AB Ingolstadt, ERC (DEL)
14 Tory, Jeff 5'11 194 05/09/73 Burnaby, BC Duesseldorf Metro Stars (DEL)
21 Van Impe, Darren 6'1 194 05/18/73 Saskatoon, SK Hamburg Freezers (DEL)
22 Bouchard, François 5'9 185 08/03/73 Brossard, PQ Frankfurt Lions (DEL)
23 Joseph, Chris 6'1 214 09/10/69 Burnaby, BC Adler Mannheim (DEL)
Forwards/Avants
4 Greig, Mark 5'11 196 01/25/70 High River, AB Hamburg (DEL)
7 Ferguson, Craig 5'11 190 04/08/70 Castro Valley, CA Ingolstadt, ERC (DEL)
9 Schneider, Andy 5'10 179 03/29/72 Edmonton, AB Hamburg Freezers (DEL)
11 King, Scott 5'9 176 01/21/77 Saskatoon, SK Iserlohner, EC (DEL)
12 Black, James 6'0 207 08/15/69 Regina, SK Iserlohner, EC (DEL)
15 Gardiner, Bruce 6'0 185 02/11/71 Barrie, ON Espoo Blues (FIN)
16 Shearer, Rob 5'9 187 10/19/76 Kitchener, ON Berlin Eisbaren (DEL)
17 Domenichelli, Hnat 5'11 179 02/16/76 Edmonton, AB Ambri-Piotta (SUI)
20 Pederson, Denis 6'2 203 09/10/75 Prince Albert, SK Berlin Eisbaren (DEL)
24 Purdie, Brad 5'10 190 09/11/72 Dollard-des-Ormeaux, PQ Hamburg Freezers (DEL)
25 Oliver, David 6'0 187 04/17/71 Sechlet, BC Utah Grizzlies (AHL)
26 Walker, Steve 6'0 190 01/12/73 Collingwood, ON Berlin Eisbaren (DEL)
27 Roy, Jean-Yves 5'10 176 02/17/69 Rosemere, PQ Kolner Haie (DEL)

STAFF/PERSONNEL

Head coach/Entraîneure-chef:Dave King Hamburg Freezers (DEL)

Assistant coach/Entraîneure adjointe:Pierre PagéBerlin Eisbaren (DEL)

Assistant coach/Entraîneur adjoint: Clément JodoinMontreal, PQ

Manager/ Responsable : Scott Salmond Hockey Canada

Team Physician/Médecin d’équipe: Dr. Ian Auld Hockey Canada

Physiotherapist/ Physiothérapeute: Gord RoutledgeHockey Canada

Equipment Manager/Gérante d’équipement: Stéphane Gauthier Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)

Equipment Manager/Gérante d’équipement: Brad HarrisonFrankfurt Lions (DEL)

Asst Equipment Manager/ Adj. de l’équipement: Sven Gibb Hamburg Freezers (DEL)


For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

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

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada
403-777-4553
jlarose@hockeycanada.ca

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

facebook.com/hockeycanada

twitter.com/hockeycanada

youtube.com/hockeycanadavideos

Videos
Photos
2014 Esso Cup: MON 5 - EDM 4
Apr 22, 2014
Faith Steeves netteda hat trip to leadthe Rockets to itsfirst win.
2014 TELUS Cup: PA 1 - CHA 1
Apr 22, 2014
Goaltending stole the show as the Mintos and Grenadiers tied.
2014 WU18C: CAN 2 - RUS 3 (SO)
Apr 22, 2014
A shootout loss was still enough for Canada to clinch first in Group A.
2014 Esso Cup: WEY 3 - FRA 2
Apr 22, 2014
Caitlin Dempsey’st wo goals paced Weyburn past Fraser Valley.
2014 TELUS Cup: TOR 3 - HFX 0
Apr 22, 2014
Longo a marqué deux fois pour procurer un premier gain aux Young Nationals.
2014 TELUS Cup: MJ 3 - OKA 3
Apr 22, 2014
Another tie for both the Generals and Rockets, this time a 3-3 game.
2014 ESSO CUP STC 2 – SUD 1
Apr 22, 2014
A shorthanded goal from Alexa Vasko late in the second was the difference.
2014 Esso Cup: STC 3 – FRA 0
Apr 21, 2014
Sabres score twice on the power play to defeat Phantom Monday night.
2014 Esso Cup: SUD 5 - MON 1
Apr 21, 2014
Karli Shell scored twice and added an assist in Sudbury’s 5-1 win.
2014 TELUS Cup: CHA 3 - OKA 4
Apr 21, 2014
Special teams was key as the Rockets and Grenadiers skated to a tie.
2014 TELUS Cup: PA 4 - TOR 1
Apr 21, 2014
Four different players scored to give the Mintos the first win.
2014 TELUS Cup: HFX 2 - MJ 2
Apr 21, 2014
The Generals scored twice in the third period to earn the draw.
Schedule
Close
Credit  
Close
Photo Credit: