Canada's National Junior Team to Play Two Pre-Tournament Games in Regina Prior to 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship
NR.079.09
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May 11, 2009
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REGINA, Sask. – Representatives of Hockey Canada and the 2010 host organizing committee announced on Monday that Canada’s National Junior Team will play two pre-competition games in Regina prior to the start of the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Canada will play the Czech Republic on Monday, December 21 at 7 p.m. CT, before facing Sweden in a rematch of the past two gold medal games on December 23 at 6 p.m. CT. Both games will take place at the Brandt Centre in Regina.

Tickets to the two pre-competition games in December are part of a ticket package that also includes all 10 round-robin games in Regina. Ticket packages for the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship are currently available through Ticketmaster, either at ticketmaster.ca, 1-800-970-SEAT, or any Ticketmaster outlet. More ticket information is listed below.

Canada’s National Junior Team will also hold its December selection camp in Regina. The camp will run from December 12-16, 2009. Between 30 and 40 players will compete for one of the 22 final roster spots.

During the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship, the city of Regina will host a round-robin group that includes four of the five most successful nations in IIHF World Junior Championship history, including Russia, which has won an all-time high 31 medals at the event, including 15 gold medals. The Czech Republic ranks third all-time, with 15 medals, followed by Sweden (14) and Finland (13). Canada ranks second all-time, with 28 medals.

For more information:

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

 

Morgan Bell
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427 / 403-669-1261 (mobile)
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

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

 

Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)
ssharkey@hockeycanada.ca

 

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