HALIFAX GAMES ANNOUNCED FOR 2008 IIHF WORLD MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

(Halifax, NS) On-sale date for ticket packages is May 27. Packages will be available only through www.ticketatlantic.com, by phone at (902) 451-1221, or at Ticket Atlantic Box Office located at the Halifax Metro Centre. » more

 

CROSBY NAMED TOP FORWARD OF 2006 MEN'S WORLDS AND TO ALL-STAR TEAM

Niklas Kronwall of Sweden was named tournament MVP for Riga 2006 by the IIHF.

The IIHF Directorate Award winners have also been released. They are as follows:

BEST GOALIE: Johan Holmqvist (SWE)
BEST DEFENSEMAN: Niklas Kronwall (SWE)
BEST FORWARD: Sidney Crosby (CAN)

The Media All-Star Team was also announced:

Goal: Andrei Mezin (BLR)
Defense: Petteri Nummelin (FIN), Niklas Kronwall (SWE)
Forward: Sidney Crosby (CAN), David Vyborny (CZE), Alexander Ovechkin (RUS)

 

CANADA 4 - SWEDEN 5
Friday May 19, 2006 | Semi-Final
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 CANADA LOSES TO SWEDEN 5-4 IN 2006 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS CANADA TO FACE FINLAND FOR BRONZE

RIGA, LATVIA – Canada stormed back from a 5-2 deficit in the second period, but came one goal short in a 5-4 loss on Saturday against Sweden in the 2006 IIHF World Championship semi-finals in Riga, Latvia. » more

 

CANADA 0 - FINLAND 5
Sunday May 21, 2006 | Bronze Medal Final
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CANADA FINISHES FOURTH AT 2006 MEN’S WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP

RIGA, LATVIA – Canada was beat by Finland by the score of 5-0 in Sunday’s bronze medal game at the 2006 IIHF Men’s World Hockey Championship. Canada finishes in fourth place, and finishes without a medal at the Men’s World Championship for the first time since 2002. » more

 

CANADA 4 - SLOVAKIA 1
Wednesday May 17, 2006 | Quarter-Final
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CANADA 4 - FINLAND 2
Monday May 15, 2006 | Quarter-Final
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CANADA 4 - CZECH REP. 6
Sunday May 14, 2006 | Quarter-Final
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CANADA 11 - LATVIA 0
Thursday May 11, 2006 | Quarter-Final
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CANADA 2 - USA 1
Tuesday May 9, 2006 | Preliminary Round
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SHANAHAN NETS WINNER

RIGA, Latvia – The youngest and oldest players on Canada's roster provided the goals in a 2-1 win over the United States at the World Hockey Championship on Tuesday. » more

 

CANADA 7 - NORWAY 1
Sunday May 7, 2006 | Preliminary Round
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CROSBY TAKING THE WORLD BY STORM

RIGA, Latvia –Crosby had a goal and three assists for his second multi-point effort in as many outings to pace Canada to its second victory at the World Hockey Championship on Sunday, a 7-1 win over Norway. » more

 

CANADA’S ROSTER AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP NOW AT 23 PLAYERS, WITH ADDITION OF DEFENCEMAN TREVOR DALEY

RIGA, LATVIA – Team Canada General Manager Ken Holland (Vernon, BC/Detroit Red Wings) and Assistant General Manager Mike Barnett (Olds, AB/ Phoenix Coyotes) announced on Sunday the addition of defenceman Trevor Daley (Toronto, ON/ Dallas Stars) to Team Canada’s official roster for the 2006 IIHF World Championship in Riga, Latvia from May 5-21, 2006. » more

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BRENDAN SHANAHAN NAMED CAPTAIN OF CANADA’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

RIGA, LATVIA – Head Coach Marc Habscheid, along with assistant coaches Claude Julien and Trent Yawney and Team Canada General Manager Ken Holland and Assistant General Manager Mike Barnett announced on Saturday that veteran forward Brendan Shanahan has been named captain of Team Canada for the 2006 IIHF World Championship in Riga, Latvia from May 5-21, 2006. » more

 

CANADA 5 - DENMARK 3
Friday, May 5, 2006 | Preliminary Round
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HOCKEY CANADA ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF FOUR NHL PLAYERS AND TWO NATIONAL TEAM PLAYERS TO TEAM CANADA'S 2006 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTER » more

 

CANADA 3 - BELARUS 4
Tuesay, May 2, 2006 | Pre-Tournament
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HOCKEY CANADA ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF THREE NHL PLAYERS TO TEAM CANADA FOR 2006 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP » more

 
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