It also established Sweden and Czechoslovakia as serious hockey powerhouses that could compete with Canada and the Soviet Union. He had six points in six games at the 2012 tournament, The Lemieux hat trick and game-winner were huge moments in the Canada-Soviet hockey rivalry. Sakic Game 3 produced a third 6-5 outcome and the Gretzky-Lemieux magic worked again. Every fan can think of a moment when they saw their national team do something incredible. Gretzky and Larry Murphy were in on a two on one. Ray Bourque scored a late second-period goal to make the score 4-2. They joined 76 alumni Larry Robinson, Denis Potvin, Bob Gainey, Marcel Dionne and Guy Lafleur on the team. Then a best of three final would determine the champion. Team Canada - International - hockey team page with roster, stats, transactions at In addition to wearing the Maple Canada eventually won the tournament 4-3-1. He was one of my good friends in 2004, so I was excited to get The defence was led by Alexander Ragulin, who had played in three Olympics and nine world championships. The first Canada Cup took place in 1976. changes and the way the Russians are playing now, we had better be ready to go.. While the Soviets had the Russian Five, team Canada had five players from the New York Islanders. The approach has always been the same, he Although the original arrangement between Hockey Canada and Soviet officials had stipulated that each side must list 30 players by July 15, Canadian officials successfully pushed for the 35-man roster. helped win a dozen years ago. International Ice Hockey Federation. someone who has a very good balance on and off the ice and he turns it up when necessary.. Just over five minutes into the extra frame, Alexander Semak went bar down on Fuhr to give the Soviets the victory in Game one, 6-5. hes the oldest and Im the second oldest. 2005 WJC 6GP 2G 5A 7P (gold medal). 2015 WJC 5GP 1G 3A 4P, JOHNNY GAUDREAU For someone who is too young to remember: what were the line combos for team Canada at the 1987 Canada Cup? In the final game of the round robin, the two teams played to a 3-3 tie. 1991 was also the last Canada Cup, which was replaced by the World Cup of Hockey in 1996. In another trait of the series, there was a flurry of goals very close together. Perry is only the second player to combine Triple Gold membership with a gold-medal win at the IIHF World Junior The Canada Cup final shifted to Hamilton for games two and three. its what we signed up for, and we feel weve been able to put together the right balance to create a winning team, said Armstrong. Glenn Andersontied the game up with a little over three minutes left. 2015 WJC 7GP 3G 8A 11P (gold medal/All-Star Team). This team is as individually as strong through their lineup as anyone I can remember, against Slovakia on Sunday. Franchise All-Time Goals per Season # In overtime, Paul Coffey gave Canadian hockey fans a great memory. Then Wayne Gretzky scored a go-ahead goal 20 seconds later. After failing to reach the final of the 76 Canada Cup and being upset by the USA at the 1980 Olympics, the Soviets wanted their mantle back. Tickets will be available to the general public starting on June 9, and range from $35 to $175, with proceeds going back to supporting the development of Canada, for the only time ever, was able to produce a lineup with both Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. By the time he was selected No. The team's roster for the 2020 Summer Olympics Qualifier. Peter Stastny, who had defected from Czechoslovakia, laced up with Team Canada for this tournament also. and Team USA will compete in the championship. The players named to Team Canada are a whos-who of Canadian hockey; they have combined for 21 Olympic gold medals and 16 more at the IIHF World The cool part about Team Canada is that its incredibly hard to make the team, but once youre on it you know that youve got a damn good chance at coming 2000 WJC 7GP 0G 0A 0P (bronze medal) There were lead changes, comebacks, plenty of overtime and drama. As you get older you learn a few tricks along the way., Twelve years ago an impending lockout injected excitement into the World Cup. If no results appear, use Enter to do a full site search. Twelve years have passed since the last World Cup of Hockey. The Regina, Sask., native was an offensive force, finishing second in Team Canada and tournament Eliminating the red line opened the game up and put more emphasis on speed. Still, the 1987 Canada Cup was the apex of international hockey and the height of the Canada-Soviet rivalry. Its just take care of your body and itll take care of you. Its not by coincidence that Lemieux is teaching Canadas next wave of stars, players such as The 1987 Labatt Canada Cup was a professional international ice hockey tournament held from August 28 to September 15, 1987. . as public enemy No. 1952, 2002; won 1972 USSR vs. Canada Summit, Canada Cup (4) in 1976, 1984, 1987, 1991 ::: National Hockey League: Giroux tied for second in team scoring in Pardubice and Liberec, with his best offensive outing a goal and two assists coming in a loss to Sweden in The King City, Ont., management team and coaching staff felt it was critical to ensure continuity between the number of left- and right-handed defencemen on our roster, and Once he said that to me, it helped to The 31-year-old Weber has won gold for Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship and IIHF World Championship, and at two Olympic Winter Games. personality away from the rink. physically and mentally, says Quinn. the Salt Lake Winter Games. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. While the Olympics had (until 2018) become the place to see the premier best on best hockey tournament, there was something before. Sweden would score very late to give the game a respectable scoreline of 4-2. All tournament games will be played Canada and the Soviet Union. At every event the Colorado Avalanche forward has tried his luck internationally, he has brought home gold. Team Canada meets Team Russia in its final pre-tournament game at 7:30 p.m. Couture, 27, led the NHL in playoff assists and points last season, and last donned the Maple Leaf at the 2007 IIHF World U18 Championship. 2004 WJC 6GP 2G 3A 5P (silver medal) By the time the World Cup Kamensky made a great individual rush to force overtime and might have been the goal of the tournament. 32,507,900; capital, Ottawa; official languages, English and French. your country is an absolute honour, and so unbelievable.. A three-game series pitting the Soviet Union against Canada. and Team USA will compete in the championship. Rounding out the red-and-whites offense are Matt Duchene (Haliburton, Ont./Colorado, NHL) and Brad Marchand (Hammonds Plains, N.S./Boston, NHL) who added to Canadas gold-medal haul last Sunday at the IIHF World Championship, as Toews, 28, was an alternate captain with Team Canada when he won his second IIHF World Junior Championship gold medal in 2007, on his way to two Olympic The score stayed the stayed the same well into the third period. Carter, also 31, won Olympic gold in Sochi in 2014, and was part of the 2005 Canadas National Junior Team that captured gold in Grand Forks, N.D., and the 2008 WJC 7GP 4G 1A 6P (gold medal) . 2004 team that took home silver at the World Juniors in Finland. [2] Soviet coach Viktor Tikhonov said he felt the main reason his team lost was because of "bias and errors in refereeing. Our Championship, and all but one goaltender Corey Crawford has previous international experience on their rsum. For Czechoslovakia, Finland and Sweden, see 1987 Canada Cup#Rosters . 2012 WJC 6GP 2G 2A 4P came in the gold medal game; his goal give Canada a 2-0 lead in a game it eventually won 3-2 in overtime. But whos to say there might not be more to come and the rivalry will build. Hes also won gold at the 2003 IIHF World U18 Championship, and was part of the 2006 IIHF Frjestads BK: 4 1 3 Ryan just won gold at worlds to their name; Brad Marchand, John Tavares and Jonathan Toews lead the way with two apiece. The tournament gave fans the realized dream of seeing a Gretzky-Lemieux combination. Sweden finished third. Canadas shutdown defensive pairing, finishing tied for third in plus/minus at +10 tops among all defencemen. But Mario Le Magnifique says the 87 Canada Cup may be the greatest single moment of his Team Canada assembles in Ottawa to begin training camp on Team Canada to play and win the World Cup of Hockey in 2004. Eight teams Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Europe, Team Finland, Team North America, Team Russia, Team Sweden, Murray was the youngest member of a solid defensive corps in Calgary and Edmonton that outside of a wild 6-5 semifinal loss to Russia allowed just five The tournament also introduced the hockey world to the Peter Stastny and Marian Stastny. The Soviet Union would send their amateur athletes to these competitions and dominated them. at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, home of the Toronto Maple Leafs. For more information on the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, visit The stage was set for one of the most dramatic finishes in hockey history. 2002 WJC 7GP 0G 2A 2P (silver medal/All-Star Team). political infighting and a corrupt development system. However, South Africa put up a tough challenge to the Canadian team. had a pair of goals and assists as the team went undefeated in Geneva, Switzerland, capped off with a 2-0 shutout of the U.S. in the gold medal game for Trailing 4-2, Canada scored three unanswered goalssix minutes apart. But no matter the storyline at the start, Bouwmeester and Thornton just hope the narrative plays out the same. Canada sent a much younger team to the 81 tournament. Louis, NHL) join the four previously-named blueliners (Doughty, Keith, Vlasic, and Weber). Smith Assistant coach: Andre Tourigny Goaltender Sid, Toews and Web are great men who have had unbelievable on-ice success,said Mike Babcock, head coach of Team Canada at World Cup of Hockey 2016. expectations that come with wearing red and white. 2012 WJC 6GP 0G 2A 2P With communism gone, so was the us versus them mentality. muscle injury, the Stars announced in July. Ottawa and Canadian Tire Centre will welcome Team Canadas World Cup of Hockey training camp and host a pre-tournament game against Team USA this It was a lot of fun, says Lemieux, who is Canadas captain in this The Soviets had other ideas, jumping out to a 3-0 lead midway through the second period. Canada West and the U.S. were Wednesday winners in Cornwall. roster. Shane Wright scored twice to lead Canada to shut out Switzerland. There was a lot expected from the duo and they did not disappoint. He They did not disappoint. Cup is very special and you always dream about winning a Stanley Cup but the 87 Canada Cup was special. Duchene, who is looking forward to playing at the World Cup in Toronto, just under three hours south of his hometown of Haliburton. But in 2004, he set the physical tone while making his I think they are no different from us in that manner. end an eight-year gold medal drought, earning MVP honours and a spot on the media all-star team in the process. 2013 WJC 7GP 4G 5A 9P (gold medal/Best Defenceman/All-Star Team). Hes medal in 2014, Crosby captained Team Canada to gold at the 2015 IIHF World Championship, and was alternate captain of the golden 2010 Olympic team. Enter Search Term. Pietrangelo was golden in Ottawa at the 2009 World Juniors, but it was the 2010 tournament where he really started to turn heads. Seven minutes into the third period, Vyacheslav Bykov equalized for the Soviets. Germans, setting up Anthony Mantha for all three of his hat-trick goals. He saved his best for last, World Championship gold, Stanley Cup), and win World Juniors gold and the Memorial Cup (with London in 2005). SHEA WEBER combining for seven gold medals, one silver and three bronze, an MVP selection, and six all-star team berths. While being one of the fastest and most talented players on the ice has always helped Duchene crack Team Canada rosters, his commitment and attitude hasnt 2013 WJC 7GP 3G 3A 6P (gold medal), JACOB TROUBA was referring to the championship series of the 1987 Canada Cup which was a best-of-three final between Even though it was an exhibition series, the games became as heated as the most intense rivalry or playoff series. pre-tournament game between Team Canada and Team USA on Sept. 10 at Canadian Tire Centre at 7 p.m. its first World Cup of Hockey 2016 game on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. Team Canada - International - hockey team page with roster, stats, transactions at The Americans were the surprise of the tournament finished second in the round robin. The second game required overtime. 2014 WJC 5GP 1G 4A 5P The goal came from a terrible Canadian giveaway in their own zone. World Cup of Hockey 2016 is a joint effort of the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players Association, in cooperation with the 1 after the Americans beat Canada in the final of the 1996 World Cup of Hockey. While he puts in the work for Team Canada, Team Canada has put in the work to make his international Sweden and Team USA - will compete in the two-week tournament, featuring more than 170 of the best players in the NHL. Both teams came close to scoring, with the Soviets peppering Fuhr and even having a goal disallowed. Included in their list of successes is the IIHF World Junior Championship. The 1987 tournament, however, had the best three-game exhibition of hockey ever seen. Below is a list of various national team ice hockey team rosters of Canada. World Cup of Hockey 2016 is a joint effort of the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players Association, in cooperation with the We look forward to them stepping up and leading our group as we work to achieve our ultimate goal at the World Cup.. In terms of players and coaches, the way things are to experience it with him again. Bouwmeester attributes his ongoing success to his skating. Armstrong is quick to point out his 2013 WJC 6GP 2G 2A 4P I was trying to avoid being the reason we lost instead of playing to be the reason we could win, he remembers. I think rivalries heat up and cool down and there is no question in the last little bit After the success of the Summit Series and Super Series, the demand for a best on best tournament was at an all-time high. But the 23 players selected for Team North America arent without their own impressive international accomplishments; 20 played at the World Juniors, The finals took place in Montreal on September 11 and Hamilton, on September 13 and September 15, and were won by Team Canada . line with Lemieux and Jarome Iginla here in the World Cup. The final three-game series of this tournament between Canada and the USSR is considered by many to be the best exhibition of hockey in history. CONNOR MCDAVID Canada, USSR brawl at 1987 World Junior Hockey Tournament 36 years ago 1:47 Junior hockey teams from Canada and the Soviet Union are ejected for fighting in an annual international tournament. "The Canada Cup of Hockey Fact and Stat Book" (2005), (p. 114), By H. G. Anderson. He racked up another 21 points over 24 games in a run to the Stanley Cup Final with his San Jose But Duchene says its not a one-way street. World Championships. performance as the Canadians made it five in a row in Ottawa. holds. I started out as kind of an eighth defenceman [in 2004], then a couple of guys got hurt and I ended up getting a chance to play, he says. Bouwmeester also played at three IIHF World Junior Championships (2000, 2001, 2002), bringing home two bronze medals and one silver. clearly a TORONTO Joe Sakic calls it the best hockey he has ever seen and thats saying something The youngest player to ever score for Canada at the World Juniors when he tallied against Switzerland in 2004, Crosby made his biggest impact one year Canada East and the U.S. earned semifinal successes in Cornwall. all-star team, and sits tied with Jeff Carter and Eric Lindros for second-most goals in Canadian WJC history (12). Sergei Makarovsealed the win with a third-period goal to make it 4-1. Outfielders: Owen Caissie (Cubs), Denzel Clarke (A's), Tyler O'Neill (Cardinals), Jacob Robson One thing that has always been consistent is the standard that Hockey Canada brings, Duchene says. The response came from unlikely sources. To be around so many great people and to have had the chance to be along for the ride so many times just made it that much more exciting to have the "[3], The tournament also was the only time that two of the most dominant NHL players of all time, Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, played on the same forward unit,[1] combining with each other on 29% of Team Canada's goals. He registered at least one point in Thats just the way it goes., Were the last standing guys, says Thornton, laughing. Its always a huge honour, especially me being 37; to play here with these guys is special, knowing I can be with these guys still, its pretty cool., I think health, says Thornton. RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS Sweden and Czechoslovakia rounded out the top four. The Soviet Union was looking to repeat as Canada Cup champions. The official 1987 roster of the Toronto Maple Leafs, including position, height, weight, date of birth, age, and birth place. Turning it up is something Duchene is confident he can do to help Canada defend its World Cup title and add one of the few missing pieces to his For more information on Canadas National Mens Team, please visit, or follow along via social media on Facebook and Twitter, and at In 2004, though, he embraced a different role. 1987 In 1987 all the stars aligned to deliver some of the best hockey ever seen. most of the time), but eventually gold finds its way around his neck. 2013 WJC 6GP 1G 1A 2P (gold medal), SETH JONES Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament. The last goaltender to play every second of every game for Team Canada at the World Juniors, Price backstopped the Canadians to a third-consecutive gold five in six games, two of which came in a win over Germany. MARK SCHEIFELE Head coach Pat Quinn Goaltender Chet Pickard - Tri-City Americans Dustin Tokarski - Spokane Chiefs Defence Keith Aulie - Brandon Wheat Kings Ryan Ellis - Windsor Spitfires Cody Goloubef - Wisconsin Badgers Thomas Hickey - "C" Seattle Thunderbirds Tyler Myers - Kelowna Rockets Alex Pietrangelo - St Louis Blues And Niagara IceDogs P. K . It was the fifth assist for Gretzky on the night and completed a hat trick for Lemieux.[1]. Team Canada '74: All-Time Top Lists - Hockey Hall of Fame Members . Sweden and Team USA will compete in the two-week tournament, featuring more than 170 of the best players in the NHL. One year after making his NHL debut, Bergeron joined Team Canada at the 2005 World Juniors because of the NHL lockout. Canada lost the first game 6-5 and then took Game 2 in double overtime, with Canada went undefeated, posting a 3-0-2 record. 2005 WJC 6GP 3G 9A 12P (gold medal). In Wayne Gretzky setting up Mario Lemieux for the winning goal in a 6-5 triumph. Data tables and visualizations available under, Official Guide & Record Books of the Finnish Ice Hockey Federation. The Soviets posted a rather convincing 6-3 win over Canada in the round robin. America and the potential of the Canadians on the latter playing Canada at some point. Sept. 5. The World Cup of Hockey, hosted by the NHL and NHLPA, runs Sept. 17 through Oct. 1, exclusively at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto and features players America roster. He wasnt much different in the red and For the first time ever in a Canada Cup, there would be a winner take all Game three in the final. The Winnipeg, Man., native had a modest two assists at the 2006 World Juniors as part of the best defensive team ever, but he broke out one year later. A country in northern North America, the second largest country in the world; pop. some tough games against the United States in the last few tournaments but that all goes in cycles and 2008 WJC 7GP 1G 5A 6P (gold medal). While it began in 1972, it was at its all-time best in 1987. Canada looked to be on their way to tying the series, butValeri Kamensky tied the game up with 1:04 remaining. La nazionale di hockey su ghiaccio maschile del Canada controllata da Hockey Canada, la federazione canadese di hockey su ghiaccio, ed la selezione che rappresenta il paese nelle competizioni internazionali di questo sport. Thornton still thrived offensively, recording a goal and five assists, good for second in team scoring. While Canada did their part, Czechoslovakia finished ahead of the Soviet Union in the standings. Team Canada - International - hockey team page with roster, stats, transactions at 2011 WJC 7GP 2G 1A 3P (silver medal). Thats Team win the 2012 Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland. I dont know why The forward line consisted of Igor Larionov, Vladimir Krutov and Sergei Makarov. They have the ability and they showed it.. Every highlight you see about Canada and international hockey includes Russia and we are all hockey across the country. LW Paul Henderson - C Phil Esposito - RW Mike Bossy. to the Best Forward honour and an all-star team selection. Additional details on those activities and on They have a lot of Canada held on to win the game, 6-5, and claim their second consecutive Canada Cup and third overall. Scheifele averaged at least a point per game at both of his appearances at the World Juniors. they have high standards. Sweden downed Canada West for its first win of the tournament. only four points in seven games two assists against both Slovakia and Finland he was recognized for his ability to make life difficult for opposing The final, at the time, was the most-watched sporting event in Canadian history. . power-play goals in one World Juniors (five), and helped Canada end eight years of gold medal heartache. Its never easy to lose a player to injury, let alone one of Tylers caliber, but once again, it speaks to the depth of talent in the country to be able JONATHAN TOEWS 2006 WJC 6GP 0G 2A 2P (gold medal) everybody is surprised. World Championship team that finished fourth. We were joking about that all of a sudden were the old guys. medal. The Soviets finished runners-up with a 3-1-1 record. Winter Games. Canada's grinders took over after that (particularly Rick Tocchet, Brent Sutter, and Dale Hawerchuk), and pulled Canada into a 54 lead after two periods. minutes of the second period to help Canada erase a two-goal deficit against Slovakia. 2016 WJC 7GP 7G 4A 11P (bronze medal/All-Star Team), J.T. Rielly will have a front-row seat to the 2017 World Juniors in Toronto, four years after helping Canada to within just a single goal of a 15th straight In the second period of overtime, Mario Lemieux scored his third goal of the game to give Canada the 6-5 win and force a winner take all game three. In 2000, Bouwmeester became the youngest player to ever represent Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship (16 years, 3 months), a distinction he still Team Canada Roster @ Ice Hockey World Championships 1987 GOALIES Name Pos Age Birthdate Birthplace HT WT SC Sean Burke G 20 1967-01-29 Windsor, Ontario 6'4" 212 L Bob Froese G 28 1958-06-30 St. Catharines, Ontario 5'11" 176 L DEFENSEMEN Name Pos Age Birthdate Birthplace HT WT SC Larry Murphy D 26 1961-03-08 Scarborough, Ontario 6'2" 209 R Team Finders: Season Finder, Split Finder, Game Finder , Streak . International Ice Hockey Federation. We want to thank Jamie for his dedication to an extensive rehab 1987 canada cup - 25 years later The 1987 Canada Cup was an international hockey tournament which ran from Aug. 28 to Sept. 15 and involved teams from Canada, the Soviet Union, the United States . as the most memorable goals ever scored in hockey history. 2013 WJC 7GP 5-2-0 1.36GAA .955SV% 1SO (gold medal/MVP/Best Goaltender/All-Star Team), SHAYNE GOSTISBEHERE That is a skilled team and they came here to play. aware of that, says Dany Heatley. played against Canada at the Spengler Cup. Last edited on 19 February 2023, at 22:22, professional international ice hockey tournament, "Thirty years later, 1987 Canada Cup still represents the best hockey ever played", "The World Cup of Hockey - The History of the Canada Cup and World Cup of Hockey", Canada Cup '87 99 & 66 perform pure magic, Canada Versus the Soviet Union: The Heyday of the Battle for World Hockey Supremacy (1972-1987),, Defence: Ray Bourque, Canada; Viacheslav Fetisov, Soviet Union, Forwards: Wayne Gretzky, Canada; Mario Lemieux, Canada; Vladimir Krutov, Soviet Union, This page was last edited on 19 February 2023, at 22:22. While he registered Gretzky then dropped the puck back to a trailing Lemieux who fired the shot top corner to give Canada a 6-5 lead with 1:26 remaining. for Canadian players; to be selected from among all of that talent is a feeling I just cant really describe. The win earned Perry RYAN GETZLAF gold medals (2010, 2014) and three Stanley Cup championships since first donning the C for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2008-09. For more information on World Cup of Hockey 2016, visit Canadas fifth-straight World Juniors title. well as Claude Giroux (Hearst, Ont./Philadelphia, NHL) and Joe Thornton (St. Thomas, Ont./San Jose, NHL). He added a Spengler Cup title in 2012 during the NHL lockout, an Olympic gold medal in 2014, and back-to-back IIHF World Championship gold medals in 2015 These moments will never leave their minds. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. media on Facebook and Twitter, and at buried a wrist shot in the upper left corner of the Soviet net. On loan from the Minnesota Wild, he registered six assists including two each in wins Only six players from Canadas tournament-winning roster remain active in the National Hockey League. renew its rivalry Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre in the 2004 World Cup of Hockey. Men's [ edit] 2022 Men's World Ice Hockey Championship [ edit] Head coach: Claude Julien Assistant coach: Nolan Baumgartner Assistant coach: D.J. Team Canada was able to assemble a very strong team. The list of authors can be seen in the page history.