Hockey Canada Network |
News
2008 IIHF World Championship Pre-Tournament Games to be Webcast on TELUS.com and HockeyCanada.ca
NR.061.08
|
April 23, 2008
|
|

CALGARY, AB – Hockey Canada, in partnership with premier marketing partner TELUS, has announced that Canada’s two exhibition games in Quebec City at Le Colisée prior to the start of the IIHF World Championship, will be shown live on webcast exclusively to Hockey Canada Insiders.

This offer is exclusive to current and new Hockey Canada Insiders, who will receive a password via e-mail prior to the two exhibition games.

Canada’s National Men’s Team will play two exhibition games during its pre-worlds camp in Quebec City. On Saturday, April 26th, Canada faces Finland and, on Monday, April 28th, Canada takes on Russia. Both games start at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST and will be played at Le Colisée. Tickets are on sale now at www.billetech.com, Le Colisée Pepsi ticket office or by calling (418) 691-7211.

Hockey Canada and TELUS have partnered to offer webcasts of various events this hockey season, including the Esso Women’s Nationals, the TELUS Cup and the RBC Cup. Providing coverage of the IIHF World Championship exhibition games is a major addition to this online programming.

“TELUS is excited to be working with Hockey Canada to provide webcasts of Team Canada’s two exhibition games,” said Steve Podborski, executive director of sport for TELUS. “TELUS is proud to support Canada’s National Men’s Team as it prepares for the IIHF World Championship and our ability to connect fans to the sport we love, hockey. We’re sure hockey fans will enjoy these webcasts.”

The 2008 IIHF World Championship will be held in Halifax, NS and Quebec City, QC, between May 2nd and 18th. This is the first time the event will be held in Canada and it will occur during the IIHF’s 100th anniversary. Tickets are still available for games in both markets.

For games in Halifax, go to www.ticketatlantic.com, the Ticket Atlantic Box Office at the Halifax Metro Centre or call (902) 451-1221. For games in Quebec City, including the medal round, go to www.billetech.com, the Colisée Pepsi ticket office or call (418) 691-7211.


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: