Five Players Still Alive in Quest to Join Exclusive Club
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May 20, 2008
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Five players are still in the running this week to add their names to a very special list, a list that now counts only 19 players and two coaches who have won the Memorial Cup and an IIHF World Junior Championship gold medal in the same season. Canada’s gold medalists who will be vying for the Memorial Cup this weekend are:

• Shawn Matthias, PK Subban (Belleville Bulls, OHL)
• Claude Giroux (Gatineau Olympiques, QMJHL)
• Matthew Halischuk, Steve Mason (Kitchener Rangers, OHL)

The 19 players and two coaches who have won an IIHF World Junior Championship gold medal and a Memorial Cup in the same season:

2007 Cody Franson, Kenndal McArdle Vancouver Giants, WHL
2006 NONE Quebec Remparts, QMJHL
2005 Corey Perry, Danny Syvret London Knights, OHL
1997 Martin Biron, Christian Dubé Hull Olympiques, QMJHL
1996 NONE Granby Predateurs, QMJHL
1995 Nolan Baumgartner, Darcy Tucker, Don Hay Kamloops Blazers, WHL
1994 NONE Kamloops Blazers, WHL
1993 Ralph Intranuovo Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL
1991 Pat Falloon, Travor Kidd Spokane Chiefs, WHL
1990 Mike Craig, Eric Lindros Oshawa Generals, OHL
1988 Rob DiMaio, Trevor Linden, Wayne McBean,
Scott McCrady, Mark Pederson
Medicine Hat Tigers, WHL
1985 Dan Hodgson, Terry Simpson Prince Albert Raiders, WHL
1982 NONE Kitchener Rangers, OHL

For more information:

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

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

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

 

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