2006 IIHF World Junior Championship Award Winners Announced
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January 5, 2006
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VANCOUVER (BC) – The 2006 IIHF World Junior Championship Directorate announced the individual award winners on Thursday, following the gold medal game.

IIHF DIRECTORATE AWARDS

The Directorate Awards are determined by a vote at the Tournament Directorate, which consists of representatives of all teams, the IIHF and the Host Committee

Top Goaltender: Tuukka Rask (FIN)

Top Defenceman: Marc Staal (CAN)

Top Forward: Evgeni Malkin (RUS)

MEDIA ALL-STAR TEAM

The all-star team is the result of a vote among accredited journalists covering the 2006 IIHF World Junior Championship

Goaltender: Tuukka Rask (FIN)

Defencemen: Luc Bourdon (CAN), Jack Johnson (USA)

Forwards: Evgeni Malkin (RUS), Steve Downie (CAN), Lauri Tukonen (FIN)

MEDIA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

The Most Valuable Player (MVP) is determined by a vote among accredited journalists covering the 2006 IIHF World Junior Championship

Most Valuable Player: Evgeni Malkin (RUS)

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

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
Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca
   
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