Hockey Canada Network |
News
Canada's National Women's Team Set for Two-Game Series Against Team USA
NR.008.00
|
January 31, 2000
|
|

TORONTO, ON - Canada's National Women's Team will face the USA in a two-game series on February 2nd and 4th as the coaching staff continues to evaluate players for the 2000 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship in Mississauga, ON from April 3-9, 2000.

Thirty-one players have been at the Beatrice Ice Gardens in Toronto, Ontario since January 27th, and twenty-five players will play with for Canada for the two exhibition games against the USA. The January evaluation camp and tour represent the third and final evaluation step for the National Women's Team as it prepares to name it's final roster for the 2000 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship. Over 40 women's players in Canada are still being considered for Canada's roster at the 2000 Women's World Championship.

On February 2nd, Canada and USA will meet in Buffalo, NY at the Nichols Arena. Directions to the Nichols Arena from Toronto are as follows: Take Queen Elizabeth Way and proceed to Queeston-Lewiston Bridge (turn off is about one mile past St. Catherines Skyway). After proceeding past customs, follow 190 South over Grand Island to Exit 11 (Route 198 East - Scajaquada Expressway). Follow Route 198 East a few miles to Delaware Avenue North Exit. Proceed on Delaware Avenue North about one mile to Amherst Street. Turn right on Amherst and proceed less than one mile and Nichols School is on the left. Enter in the first driveway and proceed to rear of the school. The rink is on the left. For media accreditation to the Canada/USA game in Buffalo only, call Warren Gelman, Game coordinator at 716-883-7272.

On February 4th, Canada and USA hook up again for the TSN Challenge at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON during the NHL All-Star Weekend. Game time is 7:30 pm (ET). Media accreditation for the TSN Challenge or the NHL All-Star Weekend will be required for media. Media accreditation forms must be received by the CHA prior to February 1st at 5 pm (ET). For a form, contact the CHA at 403-777-4552. Tickets for the TSN Challenge are still available through all TICKETMASTER outlets or by calling 416-872-5000.

The 2000 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship will be held in Mississauga, Ontario from April 3-9, 2000. Tickets are currently on sale at all TICKETMASTER outlets or by calling 416-872-5000. The 2000 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship will serve as the qualifying event for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.


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: FRA 7 – MON 2
Apr 23, 2014
The Phantom fired 50 shots on net in picking up its first win of the Esso Cup.
2014 TELUS Cup: HAL 3 - CHA 7
Apr 23, 2014
Eight players had multi-point games to lead Châteauguay to its first win.
2014 Esso Cup: SUD 3 - EDM 2
Apr 23, 2014
A pair of power play goals in the second led Sudbury to its third win.
2014 Esso Cup: STC 3 - WEY 2
Apr 23, 2014
The Sabres scored three in the first and hung on to defeat the Gold Wings.
2014 TELUS Cup: OKA 1 - PA 1
Apr 23, 2014
Kjargaard and Bryshun traded goals in yet another tie game.
2014 Esso Cup: WEY 3 - FRA 2
Apr 22, 2014
Caitlin Dempsey’st wo goals paced Weyburn past Fraser Valley.
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 Esso Cup STC 2 – SUD 1
Apr 22, 2014
A shorthanded goal from Alexa Vasko late in the second was the difference.
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 TELUS Cup: PA 4 - TOR 1
Apr 21, 2014
Four different players scored to give the Mintos the first win.
Schedule
Close
Credit  
Close
Photo Credit: