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Canada to Play for Bronze at IIHF World Under-18 Championship
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April 20, 2007
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 TAMPERE, Finland – Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team will play Sweden on Sunday in the bronze medal game of the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. Canada fell to the USA 4-3 in a shootout on Friday in semifinal action.

Russia defeated Sweden 5-4 in Friday’s other semifinal.

TSN/RDS will be broadcasting the bronze medal game, scheduled to start at 7 a.m on Sunday April 22nd. ET. TSN/RDS is Hockey Canada’s official broadcaster. The gold medal game, featuring the USA taking on Russia, is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. ET. Both the bronze and gold medal games will be played in Tampere.
 

* MEDAL GAME SCHEDULE

Sunday, April 22nd

7:00 am (ET)          Bronze medal game    CANADA vs. Sweden   Tampere Hakametsa Live on TSN/RDS

11:00 am (ET)        Gold medal game        USA vs. Russia            Tampere Hakametsa

Media are welcome to call Chris Jurewicz, Hockey Canada’s Coordinator of Communications, to talk to players and staff. He can be reached in Finland at 011 358 40 856 58 16. The team will be returning to Canada on Monday, April 23rd. Flight itineraries for players and staff will be provided to media on Sunday, April 22nd.


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

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

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