Canada's Women's Olympic Gold Medal Winning Hockey Team to Return to Canada Via Toronto, on Monday, February 27th
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February 26, 2006
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TURIN, ITALY – Canada’s National Women’s Team, the Olympic gold medalists in women’s hockey at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games, will be arriving in Toronto, on Monday, February 27th at Pearson International Airport, Terminal 1, at 7:05pm (ET) on Air Canada Flight 891, along with a number of other Olympic athletes, prior to connecting to their final destinations.  

Please note: All flights listed are subject to change time/date, and subject to flight delays and last minute changes. There will be a designated interview area in Toronto, but there not be any press conferences at any of the other arrival airports.  Players and staff will be available to media upon arrival at their final destination.

Team Canada players and staff not listed will be returning to Canada at later dates.

Many Team Canada players and staff will be connecting to flights within Canada after arriving into Toronto.  Below is a listing of all final arrival destinations, flight information and arrival times:

Monday, February 27th

Toronto ON - 19:05 (ET) - Air Canada 891

Players: Gilian Ferrari, Becky Kellar, Cherie Piper, Cheryl Pounder, Sami Jo Small, Vicky Sunohara

Montreal, QC - 22:10 (ET)  - Air Canada 428

Players: Charline Labonté, Caroline Ouellette, Kim St-Pierre, Sarah Vaillancourt

Calgary, AB - 22:50 (MT) - Air Canada 145

Players: Jennifer Botterill, Cassie Campbell, Danielle Goyette, Gina Kingsbury, Carla MacLeod, Colleen Sostorics, Hayley Wickenheiser

Staff: -Julie Healy (Director, Female Hockey), Robin McDonald (Equipment Manager), Doug Stacey (Therapist), Sean Kelso (Media Relations)

Windsor, ON - 23:26 (ET) - Air Canada 7763

Player: Meghan Agosta

For more information on the Canada’s National Women’s Team and the 2006 Olympic Winter Games, please visit the official web site of Hockey Canada at www.hockeycanada.ca

» 2006 Women's Olympic Team site
» Team Canada Authentics eBay site

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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