Canada/Russia Super Series By The Numbers
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June 21, 2007
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A closer look inside the Canadian roster and host cities for the Canada/Russia Super Series, set for August 27th to September 1st in Ufa and Omsk, Russia, and September 4th to 9th in Winnipeg, MB, Saskatoon, SK, Red Deer, AB and Vancouver, BC.

1.89 – goals against average over the past two seasons for Leland Irving of the WHL’s Everett Silvertips

4 – players who won a gold medal with Canada at the 2007 IIHF World Junior Championship in Sweden (Irving, Alzner, Gagner, Marchand)

4 – cities, of the four Canadian host cities, that have hosted the IIHF World Junior Championship (Vancouver – 2006, Red Deer – 1995, Saskatoon – 1991, Winnipeg – 1999)

7 – players who were members of Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Finland (Doughty, Schenn, Boychuk, Esposito, Gillies, Sutter, Turris)

9 – 2006 NHL draft picks on Canada’s roster –Bernier (LA, 1st Round, 11th Overall), Wishart (SJ, 1, 16), Giroux (PHI, 1, 22), Irving (CGY, 1, 26), Emmerton (DET, 2, 41), Lucic (BOS, 2, 50), Mason (CBJ, 3, 69), Marchand (BOS, 3, 71), Pyett (DET, 7, 212)

13, 7, 5, 1 – players on Canada’s roster from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Canadian Junior A Hockey League, respectively

39 – games it took Kyle Turris to score 50 goals with the B.C. Hockey League’s Burnaby Express

72 – goals for John Tavares with the OHL’s Oshawa Generals, breaking Wayne Gretzky’s Ontario Hockey League record for goals in a season by a 16-year-old

93 – points for Zach Hamill of the Everett Silvertips, which led the Western Hockey League

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

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