Hockey Canada Network |
News
Czechs Beat Canada in Shootout in Under-18 Pre-Tournament Game on Sunday
NR.104.05
|
August 7, 2005
|
|

BRECLAV, Czech Republic - Canada's under-18 men's hockey team arrived in the Czech Republic on Saturday, and played its first pre-tournament game on Sunday, where Canada lost 1-0 in a shootout to the Czech Republic.

The game was the final tune-up ahead of the Junior World Cup.

After three periods of scoreless play, the game went to a shootout. The first five Canadian shooters were McCrae, Toews, Sheppard, McGinn and Hamill. Both teams were scoreless after five shooters. Fadden and Shutron took shots in the sudden death shootout before Irving was beat between the legs by Karel Kubat for the Czech victory.

Jonathan Bernier of Laval, Que., and Leland Irving of Swan Hills, Alta., split goaltending duties for Canada, Bernier stopping 12 shots and Irving making nine saves. Canada outshot the Czechs 28-20.

The Canadians are looking to defend their gold medal and win their ninth Junior World Cup gold at the tournament that begins Tuesday in Breclav and Piestany, Slovakia.

Canada will practice on Monday in Breclav and start the tournament on Tuesday against the Swiss.


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 WWU18C: CAN 5 – USA 1
Mar 30, 2014
U18 women win gold.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 1 – RUS 0 (OT)
Mar 29, 2014
Canada edges Russia in overtime.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 5 – CZE 0
Mar 26, 2014
Canadians shut out Czechs.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 7 – FIN 0
Mar 24, 2014
U18 women blank Finland.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 7 – JPN 1
Mar 23, 2014
Canada starts Worlds with win
2014 PARA: CAN 3 – NOR 0 (Bronze)
Mar 15, 2014
Billy Bridges scored a pair of goals to lead Canada to a Paralympic bronze.
2014 PARA: USA 3 – CAN 0 (Semifinal)
Mar 13, 2014
Corbin Watson made seven saves, but Canada will play for Paralympic bronze.
2014 PARA: CAN 1 – CZE 0 (Preliminary)
Mar 11, 2014
Westlake scored the lone goal to help Canada to a perfect preliminary round.
2014 PARA: CAN 4 – NOR 0 (Preliminary)
Mar 09, 2014
Adam Dixon scored twice to lead Canada to its second straight win in Sochi.
2014 PARA: CAN 10 – SWE 1 (Preliminary)
Mar 08, 2014
Gale, Dixon and Rempel had four points each to lead Canada to a win.
2014 PARA: Welcome to Sochi
Mar 02, 2014
Canada’s National Sledge Team has arrived ahead of the Paralympics.
2010 OLYW: Flag Raising
Feb 10, 2010
Canada's National Women's Team taking part in the Flag Raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Vancouver, B.C.
Schedule
Close
Credit  
Close
Photo Credit: