Canada - Slovakia

2005 Canada’s National Men’s Team vs. Slovakia
Hungarian Cup:

February 13, 2005
Budapest, Hungary

Canada loses to Slovakia in Shootout. Slovakia wins first ever Hungarian Cup

Budapest, Hungary – Team Canada lost in a shootout tonight in the final game of the Hungarian Cup.  The two teams played scoreless hockey until the 16:23 mark of the third period when Frank Banham tipped a Jame Pollock slapshot on the power play to take a 1-0 lead.

The Slovaks answered back when Ladislav Nagy scored to tie the game.  The two teams were scoreless in OT and the Slovaks scored twice in the shootout to win the first ever Hungarian Cup.

Steve Passmore was Canada’s player of the game stopping 47 or 48 shots he faced.  Team Canada was comprised of Canadians playing professional hockey in Europe while the Slovaks featured 12 NHL locked out players.  Team Canada will now prepare for the World Championship having completed 4 International tournaments using 76 different players. 

Play of the Game   Steve Passmore - CANADA

   
1
2
3
OT
SO
Final
Box Score CAN
0
0
1
0
1
1
Compte SVK
0
0
1
0
2
1

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
None/Aucun

Penalties/Pénalités:
Ladislav Nagy, SVK (Hooking) 00:04
Rhett Cordon, CAN (Cross-Checking) 08:26
Frank Banham, CAN (Roughing) 14:33
Darren Van Impe, CAN (Roughing) 18:58
Richard Stehlik, SVK (Roughing) 18:58

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
None/Aucun

Penalties/Pénalités:
Mike Maneluk, CAN (Roughing) 20:35 Drew Bannister, CAN (Roughing) 20:35
Ladislav Nagy, SVK (Roughing) 20:35
Ladislav Nagy, SVK (Roughing) 20:35
Frank Banham, CAN (Roughing) 21:29
Slanislav Hudec, SVK (Interference) 25:41
Chris Herperger, CAN (Elbowing) 32:49
Steve Passmore, CAN (Delay of game) 34:51

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
CAN, Frank Banham (Jame Poolock) 53:26
SVK, Ladislav Nagy (Jozef Stumpel) 56:07

Penalties/Pénalités:
Drew Bannister, CAN (Misconduct) 49:27
Roman Kukumberg, SVK (Slashing) 52:49


Goaltenders CAN Steve Passmore
Gardiennes de but SVK -

Shots on Goal Team

1 p

2 p

3 p

OT

Final

Shots on Goal CAN

5

6

12

3

26

Tirs au but SVK

18

17

10

3

48


Referee/Arbitre -
Linesmen/Juges des lignes -

Attendance/Assistance 7500
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Brad Pascall Vice-President, Hockey Operations