4 - RUSSIA 5
PIESTANY, Slovakia – Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team has finished in 4th place at the 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka after falling 5-4 to Russia in the bronze medal game on Saturday night. » more | summary
TEAM CANADA TO PLAY
HODONIN, Czech Republic – Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team has qualified for the bronze medal game against Russia at the 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka. » more
CANADA 3 - SWITZERLAND 2
Hiodonin, CR - Canada's National Men's Summer Under-18 Team scored two goals in the third period to beat Switzerland 3-2 at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka. » more
CANADA 4 - CZECH REPUBLIC 1
Canada beat the Czech Republic 4-1 on Thursday to finish the round robin with two wins and an overtime loss, good for seven points and second place in Pool A. Russia finished second in Pool B. » summary
CANADA LOSES 3-2 TO SWEDEN IN SHOOTOUT
Canada suffered a 3-2 shootout loss on Tuesday against Sweden at the Under 18 event in Czech Republic. Sweden’s goaltender Jacob Markstrom stopped 38 of 40 Canadian shots. Peter Delmas made 29 saves on 31 shots for Canada. » more
TEAM CANADA SET TO DEFEND TITLE AT 2007 MEMORIAL OF IVAN HLINKA IN HODONIN, CZECH REPUBLIC
HODONIN, Czech Republic – The 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka begins on Tuesday in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team will begin its quest for a fourth straight title. » more
CANADA EDGES SLOVAKIA IN IVAN HLINKA EXHIBITION GAME
PIESTANY, Slovakia – Team Canada’s top line of Steven Stamkos, Chris Doyle and Jordan Eberle combined for 10 points in Canada’s 7-6 victory over Team Slovakia on Sunday night. » more
HOCKEY CANADA ANNOUNCES
CALGARY – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League, announced on Wednesday the 22 players who will make up Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka, which will be held in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from August 14-18. » more
MEMORIAL OF IVAN HLINKA
Team Canada will be hunting for its fourth-straight gold medal at the 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka, from Aug. 14-18 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Unfortunately, there is no television or radio coverage of the event.
But Hockey Canada will post results throughout each Team Canada game, along with stories following the
WHO WAS IVAN HLINKA?
Arguably the most important figure in Czech hockey, and undoubtedly one of the best players in his country’s history, Ivan Hlinka was a teenage hockey star, making his debut in the Czechoslovak league at the tender age of 16.
By 20 he was the captain of his Litvinov team and a member of the Czechoslovak national team, for whom he played 256 games with, scoring 132 goals. » more
CANADA'S NATIONAL MEN'S SUMMER UNDER-18 TEAM AT THE 2007 MEMORIAL OF IVAN HLINKA, WHICH WILL BE HELD IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND SLOVAKIA FROM AUGUST 14-18
Team Canada will face Team Slovakia in exhibition action in Piestany, Slovakia on August 12th at 7 p.m. local (1 p.m. ET). Canada will begin defence of its title on August 14th against Team Sweden in Hodonin, Czech Republic at 3:30 p.m. local (9:30 a.m. ET). Canada has won 10 of the past 11 summer under-18 tournaments.
Team Canada breakdown
NATIONAL MEN’S SUMMER UNDER-18 TEAM TO SHOWCASE FORMER
There may not have been a World Under-17 Challenge in 2007 – it was replaced by the Canada Winter Games, as it is every four years – but there was plenty of Under-17 talent on display in Whitehorse.
Of the 40 players at the National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp this week, 38 of them took part in the Canada Winter Games – including eight members of the gold medal-winning Team Ontario.
To see the next wave of Under-17 stars, check out the 2008 World Under-17 Challenge, which will take place from December 29, 2007 to January 4, 2008 in London, ON.
NATIONAL SUMMER UNDER-18 SELECTION CAMP BEGINS
Forty of Canada’s top Under-18 (born in 1990 or later) players will be in Calgary from August
4-9 for the National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp at Father David Bauer Olympic Arena. » more
FIVE-GOAL OUTBURST HELPS WHITE TO 7-5 VICTORY OVER RED
One night after scoring just four times on 26 shots, Team White needed just 18 minutes to equal that
offensive output on Monday, finding the back of the net five times on 19 shots in the opening period of their
7-5 win over Team Red » more
WHITE CONTINUE OFFENSIVE OUTBURST IN 10-4 ROUT OF RED
For the second straight night, Team White proved Sunday night’s four-goal performance was just an anomaly, putting 10 pucks past Team Red goaltenders in a 10-4 win on Tuesday night in the finale of the three-game series at the National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary. » more
STAMKOS LEADS WAY WITH FOUR POINTS AS RED DOUBLES UP WHITE
Team Red got the National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp started on the right foot with an 8-4 win over Team White on Sunday night in Calgary. » more
NATIONAL MEN'S UNDER-18 TEAM
Hockey Canada will be sending a team of the nation's most talented young players to two events.
The Ivan Hlinka Under-18 Memorial Tournament (formerly Jr. World Cup) takes place in August in the Czech Republic and Slovkia.
In the Spring of 2008 Team Canada will compete at the IIHF World Men's Under-18 Championship in Europe.
DAVE BARR NAMED HEAD COACH OF CANADA’S 2007 NATIONAL MEN’S SUMMER UNDER-18 TEAM
CALGARY – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League, announced Wednesday that Dave Barr (Guelph, OHL) has been named head coach of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team for the Under-18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka (formerly the Junior World Cup) from August 14-18, 2007 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. » more
For more information:
Brad Pascall Vice-President, Hockey Operations