Ryan O’Reilly scored and Calvin Pickard made 40 saves, but Canada fell 2-1 in a shootout to Sweden to settle for the silver medal at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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Jerseys worn by Canada’s National Men’s Team at the IIHF World Championship will be up for auction at eBay.ca from May 11-21.
Claude Giroux will wear the ‘C’ in Paris, with Matt Duchene, Ryan O’Reilly and Marc-Édouard Vlasic serving as alternates.
Five gold medallists from 2016 are back, including two – Matt Duchene and Ryan O’Reilly – chasing a third-straight gold.
Jon Cooper will stand behind the bench as head coach, joined by assistants Gerard Gallant, Dave Hakstol and Dave King.
Ron Hextall will serve as GM in Paris and Cologne, alongside Sean Burke, Larry Carriere and Hockey Canada VP Scott Salmond.
Referees Olivier Gouin and Brett Iverson, and linesman Nathan Vanoosten will wear stripes at the IIHF World Championship.
A Team Canada alumnus, long-timer NHLer and former NHL and AHL coach, Luke Richardson is adding to his résumé in Davos.
Five players who won a Spengler Cup title last year are back as Canada looks to repeat for the first time since 2002-03.
Luke Richardson will lead the title defence at the Spengler Cup, with associate coach Dave King and assistant Gordie Dwyer.
Twenty-three Canadians playing across Europe this season, will wear the red and white of Team Canada at the Deutschland Cup.
Coaching legend Dave King will be joined by assistants Mike Pelino, Luke Richardson and Mike Stewart in Augsburg, Germany.