RIGA, LATVIA – Team Canada General Manager Ken Holland (Vernon, BC/Detroit Red Wings) and Assistant General Manager Mike Barnett (Olds, AB/ Phoenix Coyotes) announced on Sunday the addition of defenceman Trevor Daley (Toronto, ON/ Dallas Stars) to Team Canada’s official roster for the 2006 IIHF World Championship in Riga, Latvia from May 5-21, 2006.
Daley will arrive in Latvia on Monday, May 8th.
Canada’s World Championship roster now stands at 23 players, including two goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards. A full roster can include up to 25 players at the World Championship, which would include two players that can be only added following the qualifying round, immediately before the quarter-finals.
Canada’s World Championship Team opened with a 5-3 victory over Denmark on Friday, May 5th, and faces Norway on Sunday, May 7th. All of Canada’s games will be broadcast live from Latvia on TSN/RDS, the official broadcaster of Hockey Canada. Canada will play in the preliminary round in a group that includes Denmark, Norway and the USA.
For further information on Canada’s 2006 Men’s World Championship team, and the IIHF Men’s World Championship, go to Hockey Canada’s official website at www.hockeycanada.ca