CALGARY, AB -Assistant Executive Director Lanny McDonald and Head Coach Wayne Fleming announced that
goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere has been added to Canada's Men's World Championship roster.
Canada now has three goalies for the Men's World Hockey Championship: Fred Brathwaite (Calgary Flames),
Roberto Luongo (Florida Panthers) and Giguere.
Giguere, who was drafted 13th overall in the 1995 Entry Draft by the Hartford Whalers, played the
2000-2001 season with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. In 34 games with Anaheim, Giguere posted a 2.57 GAA and
.911 save percentage along with a NHL career-best four shutouts.
On Aug. 25, 1997, he was traded from Hartford with Andrew Cassels to the Calgary Flames in exchange for
Trevor Kidd and Gary Roberts. In 1998-99, he posted a 6-7-1 record with the Flames. Jean-Sébastien was traded
by the Flames to the Mighty Ducks for a second-round pick in the 2000 draft on June 10, 2000
Canada's Men's World Championship roster now stands at 15 players: 3 goaltenders, 3 defensemen and 9
Executive Director Wayne Gretzky, along with McDonald and Head Coach Fleming will continue to monitor the
NHL playoff situation, and plan to name additional players to the roster after the first round of the NHL
playoffs. McDonald and Fleming also announced Friday that John Phelan will join Team Canada's staff as Mental
Phelan, currently the Mental Skills Coach with the Ottawa Senators and a professor with Queens University,
School of Business, will work with the coaching staff and players in preparation for the World Championship.
Phelan was the captain of Canada's Men's National Rugby Team in 1985, and was a coach with the PEI Senators
(AHL) during the 1994-95 season.
"John is an important part of our team's preparation as we face the top international teams in the world
in Germany," said Head Coach Wayne Fleming. Canada will depart for Finland on April 19, and will play two
exhibition games: versus Finland on April 23, and versus Sweden in Stockholm on April 24th.
The 2001 Men's World Hockey Championship runs April 28- in Hannover, Cologne and Nurnberg,
Germany. Canada will be based in Hannover, and will open the Championship on April 28 versus Norway.
Canada's Roster as of April 13, 2001:
||G L/G 5'07 175 11/24/72
||Ottawa, ON Calgary (NHL)
||G L/G 6'03 198 04/04/79
||Montreal, QC Florida (NHL)
||G L/G 6'00 185 05/16/77
||Montreal, QC Anaheim (NHL)
||D L/G 6'04 230 06/18/77
||Humboldt, SK Boston (NHL)
||D R/D 5'11 200 08/24/78
||Edmonton, AB Calgary (NHL)
||D R/D 5'11 189 03/03/77
||Sherbrooke, QC Montreal (NHL)
||F/A L/G 6'00 205 08/05/76
||Meadow Lake, SK Anaheim (NHL)
||F/A R/D 6'04 227 05/07/77
||Edmonton, AB NY Islanders (NHL)
||F/A L/G 6'04 180 04/21/80
||Île-Bizard, QC Tampa Bay (NHL)
||F/A R/D 5'11 190 03/26/74
||F/A L/G 6'01 187 05/02/80
||Montague, PEI Tampa Bay (NHL)
||F/A R/D 5'09 160 07/06/74
||Timmins, ON Chicago (NHL)
||F/A L/G 6'04 215 07/02/79
||London, ON Boston (NHL)
||F/A R/D 5'10 195 07/19/73
||Cambridge, ON Nashville (NHL)
||F/A R/D 5'10 180 05/15/70
||Calgary, AB Minnesota (NHL)