1999 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship


The 1999 Men's World Championship saw Canada finish in 4th place after falling 3-2 to Sweden in the bronze medal game. Team Canada finished the tournament with a 5-3 record.

Meanwhile the Czech Republic won gold after beating Finland 1-0 in a tie breaker game.


MAY 12, 1999

Canada will meet the Czech Republic in a two game, total goals semi-final. Tie breaking formula is: total points (2 points for a win, 1 for a tie, 0 for a loss), if tied after two games, 10 minute period for semi-finals, 20 minute period for gold medal game (sudden death), if still tied, shootout.


MAY 9, 1999

Eric Dazé is out of the tournament with a knee injury. Shane Doan, of the Phoenix Coyotes has been added to the Team Canada roster.


MAY 4, 1999

Team Canada players will wear a patch on their jerseys bearing the initials SC, in honour of former World Junior and World Championship team member Steve Chiasson

Team Canada has added some San Jose youth -- confirming the addition of Patrick Marleau and Jeff Friesen today.


MAY 3, 1999

With the Hurricanes and Flyers out of the playoffs, more players will be asked to participate on this year's World Championship team. Watch out for upcoming announcements.


MAY 1, 1999

First game against Slovakia, won 3-2 by Canada. Winning goal by Sean O'Donnell (LA Kings) early in the second period.


APRIL 30, 1999

Redden to wear #11, Tugnutt to wear #1.


APRIL 29, 1999

Redden, Tugnutt and Smyth all depart Canada to join team in Hamar, Norway.

For more information:
Brad Pascall Vice-President, Hockey Operations