Guest Wayne Posted April 24, 2008 Report Share Posted April 24, 2008 TEAM CANADA NAMES ADDITIONAL PLAYERS FOR 2008 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN HALIFAX AND QUEBEC CITY CALGARY, AB – Hockey Canada announced nine additional players, including two alternates, to Canada’s roster for the 2008 IIHF World Championship in Halifax and Quebec City, which begins on May 2nd. Yzerman and Team Canada’s management expect to announce two additional defencemen in the coming days. The players named today by GM Steve Yzerman and assistant GMs Doug Armstrong and Luc Robitaille are: goaltender Mathieu Garon, defencemen Brent Burns and Ed Jovanovski and forwards Ryan Getzlaf, Dany Heatley, Chris Kunitz and Jason Spezza. The two Team Canada alternates named today are defenceman Mark Giordano and forward Sam Gagner. Hockey Canada also announced that three players from the National Junior Team that competed at the 2007 Super Series – defenceman Logan Pyett and forwards Cory Emmerton and Kyle Turris – will join Team Canada for training camp purposes only. current roster: http://www.hockeycanada.ca/index.cfm/ci_id...ss_id/21256.htm # Player S/C Ht Wt Birthdate Hometown/Country 2007 - 2008 Team Goaltender 30 Cam Ward /L 6'1 200 02/29/1984 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN Carolina Hurricanes/NHL 31 Pascal Leclaire /L 6'2 197 11/07/1982 St-Gabriel-de-Brandon, QC, CAN Columbus Blue Jackets/NHL 32 Mathieu Garon /R 6'2 207 01/09/1978 Chandler, QC, CAN Edmonton Oilers/NHL Defence 2 Duncan Keith L/ 6'0 187 07/16/1983 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Chicago Blackhawks/NHL 3 ** Logan Pyett R/ 5'10 199 05/26/1988 Milestone, SK, CAN Regina Pats/WHL 4 Jay Bouwmeester L/ 6'4 212 09/27/1983 Edmonton, AB, CAN Florida Panthers/NHL 7 * Mark Giordano L/ 6'0 203 10/03/1983 Toronto, ON, CAN Moscow Dynamo/RUS 8 Brent Burns R/ 6'5 219 03/09/1985 Barrie, ON, CAN Minnesota Wild/NHL 24 Steve Staios R/ 6'1 200 07/28/1973 Hamilton, ON, CAN Edmonton Oilers/NHL 55 Ed Jovanovski L/ 6'2 210 06/26/1976 Windsor, ON, CAN Phoenix Coyotes/NHL Forward 9 Derek Roy L/ 5'9 188 05/04/1983 Ottawa, ON, CAN Buffalo Sabres/NHL 10 Patrick Sharp R/ 6'1 197 12/27/1981 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN Chicago Blackhawks/NHL 12 Eric Staal L/ 6'4 205 10/29/1984 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN Carolina Hurricanes/NHL 13 Ray Whitney L/ 5'10 180 05/08/1972 Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CAN Carolina Hurricanes/NHL 14 Chris Kunitz L/ 5'11 195 09/26/1979 Regina, SK, CAN Anaheim Ducks/NHL 15 Dany Heatley L/ 6'3 216 01/21/1981 Calgary, AB, CAN Ottawa Senators/NHL 16 Jonathan Toews L/ 6'2 203 04/29/1988 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Chicago Blackhawks/NHL 17 ** Kyle Turris R/ 6'1.5 170 08/14/1989 New Westminster, BC, CAN Wisconsin /WCHA 19 Shane Doan R/ 6'2 216 10/10/1976 Halkirk, AB, CAN Phoenix Coyotes/NHL 21 Jamal Mayers R/ 6'2 220 10/24/1974 Toronto, ON, CAN St. Louis Blues/NHL 22 ** Cory Emmerton L/ 6'0 190 06/01/1988 St. Thomas, ON, CAN Brampton Battalion/OHL 25 Jason Chimera L/ 6'2 206 05/02/1979 Edmonton, AB, CAN Columbus Blue Jackets/NHL 26 Martin St-Louis L/ 5'9 185 06/18/1975 Laval, QC, CAN Tampa Bay Lightning/NHL 51 Ryan Getzlaf R/ 6'3 216 05/10/1985 Regina, SK, CAN Anaheim Ducks/NHL 61 Rick Nash L/ 6'4 215 06/16/1984 Brampton, ON, CAN Columbus Blue Jackets/NHL 89 * Sam Gagner R/ 5'10 191 08/10/1989 Oakville, ON, CAN Edmonton Oilers/NHL 91 Jason Spezza R/ 6'3 214 06/13/1983 Toronto, ON, CAN Ottawa Senators/NHL Coaches Ken Hitchcock , Head Coach Edmonton, AB, CAN Columbus Blue Jackets Craig MacTavish , Associate Coach London, ON, CAN Edmonton Oilers Mike Johnston , Associate Coach Darthmouth, NS, CAN Los Angeles Kings Pat Burns , Associate Coach St. Henri, QC, CAN Hockey Canada Staff Bob Nicholson , President Penticton, BC, CAN Hockey Canada Johnny Misley , Vice-president, Hockey Vancouver, BC, CAN Hockey Canada Steve Yzerman , General Manager Nepean, ON, CAN Hockey Canada Doug Armstrong , Assistant General Manager Sarnia, ON, CAN Dallas Stars Luc Robitaille , Assistant General Manager Montreal, QC, CAN Los Angeles Kings Brad Pascall , Sr. Director, Men`s National Teams Coquitlam, BC, CAN Hockey Canada Scott Salmond , Director, Men’s National Team Creston, BC, CAN Hockey Canada Jamie Pringle , Video Coordinator Picton, ON, CAN Hockey Canada Robin McDonald , Equipment Manager Didsbury, AB, CAN Hockey Canada Darren Granger , Equipment Manager Brandon, MB, CAN Los Angeles Kings Dr. Ian Auld , Team Doctor Victoria, BC, CAN Hockey Canada Kent Kobelka , Therapist Revelstoke, BC, CAN Hockey Canada Christopher Broadhurst , Therapist Oakville, ON, CAN Phoenix Coyotes Steve Lines , Massage therapist Winnipeg, MB, CAN Edmonton Oilers Notes * Alternate players ** Joining Team Canada for training camp Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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