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					                                           TEAM USA Game Notes                                                                                    Contact:
                                                                                                                                                  Dave Fischer
                                                                                                                                          Dir. of Media & Public Rel.
                                          2008 IIHF World Championship • Halifax, Nova Scotia
                                                                                                                                                  USA Hockey
                                                                                                                                            davef@usahockey.org
                                      Canada (2-0-0-0) vs. USA (2-0-0-0)
                                                                                                                                                Cell Number
                                     May 6, 2008 • 4:30 p.m. • Preliminary Round, Game 3                                                        719-684-5940
• TODAY’S GAME -- The United States and Canada meet today in the
final preliminary round game for both teams. With a victory, Team USA                                                   2008 IIHF World Championship
will be the top seed in Group B and play the second seed in Group C
in its first qualification round game on Thursday (May 8) at 4:30 p.m. If
                                                                                                                           U.S. Schedule & Results
Team USA loses, it will be the number two seed in Group B and play
the third seed in Group C at 8:15 p.m. Thursday.                                                                Friday, May 2 - Halifax
                                                                                                                USA vs. Latvia                               W, 4-0
• RECORD vs. CANADA -- Canada has a 45-4-2 record all-time against
the United States in World Championship play. A complete look at the series                                     Sunday, May 4 -- Halifax
can be found later in these game notes. The last meeting the two clubs                                          USA vs. Slovenia                             W, 5-1
came a year ago in the qualification round of the World Championship.
Team Canada gained a 6-3 victory and the boxscore is below.                                                     Tuesday, May 6 -- Halifax
                                                                                                                Canada vs. USA                            4:30 p.m.
                May 7, 2007—at Arena Mytischi • Moscow, Russia (5,500)
                                                                                                                Thursday, May 8 - Monday, May 12 -- Halifax
United States                    0            2          1          —            3
Canada                           4            1          1          —            6
                                                                                                                Qualification Games
1st:     CAN-McClement (Commodore, Mayers); :08                                                                 Wednesday, May 14 -- Halifax
         CAN-Cammalleri (E. Staal, Phaneuf); 5x4 PPG; 2:05
         CAN-Lombardi (Nash); 12:48                                                                             Quarterfinals
         CAN-Cammalleri (E. Staal, Hamhuis); 13:25
2nd:     USA-Stastny (Backes, E. Johnson); 9:47                                                                 Friday, May 16 -- Quebec City
         CAN-Lombardi (Doan); 15:19
         USA-Stempniak (E. Johnson); 17:49
                                                                                                                Semifinals
3rd:     CAN-Lombardi (Doan); 11:58
         USA-Stastny (Stempniak, Greene); 13:42                                                                 Saturday, May 17/Sunday, May 18 -- Quebec City
Penalties: USA 6-12, CAN 4-8                   Power Plays: USA 0-4, CAN 1-6
                                                                                                                Bronze & Gold Medal Games
Saves: USA-Grahame (13-9-x--22); 40:00         Shots: USA 7-13-14--34; CAN 17-10-9--36
          USA-Bacashihua (x-x-8--8); 20:00
          CAN-Ward (7-11-13--31); 60:00
Officials: Ref-Milan Minar (CZE); Lines-Yuriy Oskirko (RUS); Tobias Wehrli (SUI)                                          U.S. Medals at the
Notes: Canada used a strong first period to down Team USA. Paul Stastny had two goals for the United States.             World Championship
Despite the loss, Team USA advanced to the quarterfinal round.

• WIN ALL THREE IN PRELIMINARY ROUND -- Team USA is                                                             2004     Bronze
attempting today to do something no other U.S. Men’s National Team                                              1996     Bronze
has done -- win all three of its preliminary round games in the World                                           1962     Bronze
Championship. Since the current format began in 1998, the closest                                               1960                               Gold
Team USA has ever come to accomplishing that feat was in 2000 when                                              1956                  Silver
it went 2-0-1 in its three preliminary round contests.                                                          1952                  Silver
                                                                                                                1950                  Silver
• SOLID SPECIAL TEAMS -- Team USA leads the World                                                               1949     Bronze
Championship in both power play and penalty killing percentage. The                                             1939                  Silver
U.S. is 7-for-13 on the power play in official IIHF statistics, good for a
.539 success rate. Additionally, Team USA has killed off all 10 oppo-                                           1936     Bronze
nent power play attempts.                                                                                       1934                  Silver
                                                                                                                1933                               Gold
• THOMAS IN GOAL TODAY -- Tim Thomas (Flint, Mich./Boston                                            Silver     1932
Bruins/University of Vermont) will get the call in goal today. He stopped                            Silver     1931
all 24 shots in a 4-0 win over Latvia on Friday (May 2) and made 11                                  Silver     1924
saves on 12 shots in a 5-1 victory over Slovenia on Sunday (May 4).                                  Silver     1920
Thomas has faced Canada twice in World Championship play previ-
ously, including a 5-1 loss in preliminary round play in 1996 (36 saves
on 41 shots) and a 4-1 loss in the qualifying round in 1999 (29 shots, • NHL AWARD CANDIDATES -- Patrick Kane and Jason
25 saves). Thomas has a career mark of 2-3-0 in World Championship Pominville are both candidates for significant post-sea-
play with a 2.48 GAA and .923 save percentage.                            son National Hockey League awards. Kane is one of three
                                                                          finalists for the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie.
• KESSEL -- Phil Kessel (Madison, Wis./Boston Bruins/University of Pominville is one of three finalists for the Lady Byng
Minnesota) had three goals in Sunday’s 5-1 win over Slovenia. The last Trophy, honoring the NHL’s most gentlemanly player.
U.S. player to record three or more goals in the World Championship
was Dustin Brown in 2006 when he scored all three goals in a 3-1 win • PRACTICE PLANS -- Team USA will practice
over Norway on May 5.                                                     tomorrow (May 7) from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the
                                                                                                               Halifax Forum. All media requests will be handled at
                                                                                                               the Halifax Metro Centre after practice.
  Team USA Game Notes vs. Canada • Tuesday, May 6, 2008 • 2008 IIHF World Championship • Page Two

• TIDBITS -- The USA Hockey staff is gathering for lunch and                                           • LEADERSHIP TEAM -- Jeff Halpern (Potomac,
to watch today’s game on WCSN.com in a conference room at                                              Md./Tampa Bay Lightning/Princeton University) has been
its national headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... Dave                                          named captain of Team USA. The 2008 IIHF World
Ogrean, USA Hockey’s executive director, is scheduled to                                               Championship marks the sixth international competition as
arrive in Halifax on May 10. USA Hockey’s executive com-                                               a member of Team USA for Halpern. Zach Parise
mittee recently extended Ogrean’s contract through 2011.                                               (Faribault, Minn./New Jersey Devils/University of North
He began his career as the organization’s public relations                                             Dakota) and Mark Stuart (Minneapolis, Minn./Boston
director from 1978-80 when USA Hockey had a four-person                                                Bruins/Colorado College) are the team’s alternate captains.
staff (it now has more than 70 employees). He also served                                              Stuart was the captain of U.S. gold-medal winning squads at
as USA Hockey’s executive director from 1993-99.                                                       the 2004 IHF World Junior Championship and 2002 IIHF
                                                                                                       World Under-18 Championship.
• PREVIOUS MEETING IN HALIFAX -- The U.S. and
Canada met at the Halifax Metro Centre in 2005 prior to head-                                          • 2004 BRONZE MEDALISTS RETURN -- Keith Ballard
ing to Austria for the World Championship. The boxscore is                                             (Baudette, Minn.), Dustin Brown (Ithaca, N.Y.) and Jeff
below.                                                                                                 Halpern (Potomac, Md.), members of the U.S. Men’s
                                                                                                       National Team that earned the bronze medal at the 2004
       April 20, 2005—at Metro Centre • Halifax, Nova Scotia (8,471)                                   IIHF World Championship, are back with Team USA this
United States                    0            0           1          —            1                    year. The bronze medal in 2004 was the last medal for the
Canada                           2            0           1          —            3                    United States in the event.
1st:     CAN-Nash (Boyle, Heatley); 5:28
         CAN-Boyle (Fisher, Morrow); 10:41
2nd:     No Scoring
                                                                                                       • GOLDEN BOYS -- Team USA boasts a total of nine play-
3rd:     USA-Cullen (Park, Leopold), 5x4 PPG; 11:30                                                    ers who have won gold medals in IIHF World
         CAN-Walker (Draper, Maltby); ENG; 19:21                                                       Championships. Below is a list of players who have earned
Penalties: USA 3-6; CAN 6-12                 Power Plays: USA 1-6; CAN 0-3                             world titles at the World Junior Championship or World
Saves: USA-Conklin (10-9-10--29); 59:35      Shots: USA 8-17-8--33; CAN-12-9-11--32                    Under-18 Championship.
          CAN-Brodeur (8-10-x--18); 29:40
          CAN-Turco (x-7-7--14); 30:20
Officials: Ref-Marc Muylaert; Lines-Jeff MacDonald, Jeff Hopkins                                          David Booth (04 WJC/02 U18)
                                                                                                          Patrick Kane (06 U18)
Notes: Martin Brodeur and Marty Turco combined to keep the U.S. at bay. After a slow start, Team
USA raced to a 17-9 second period shots-on-goal advantage, however, wasn’t able to light the lamp.        Phil Kessel (05 U18)
Matt Cullen gave the U.S. hope at 11:30 of the third with a move that sent a gasp through the parti-      Peter Mueller (05 U18)
san crowd, but Scott Walker finished any hopes of a U.S. comeback with his empty-net goal for
Canada at 19:21.
                                                                                                          Patrick O’Sullivan (04WJC/02 U18)
                                                                                                          Zach Parise (04 WJC/02 U18)
• MANAGEMENT TEAM -- USA Hockey utilizes a four-man                                                       Drew Stafford (04 WJC)
National Advisory Group as the core of its management                                                     Mark Stuart (04 WJC/02 U18)
team for the U.S. Men’s National Team. The group includes                                                 James Wisniewski(04WJC/02 U18)
Brian Burke (Anaheim), David Poile (Nashville), Ray
Shero (Pittsburgh) and Don Waddell (Atlanta). Poile and                                                • THROWBACK JERSEYS -- Players on Team USA wore repli-
Waddell are here at today’s game. Jim Johannson, USA                                                   ca jerseys from the 1960 gold-medal winning U.S. Olympic
Hockey’s assistant executive director for hockey operations,                                                                                   Men’s Ice Hockey
leads the group.                                                                                                                               Team in their
                                                                                                                                               opening game of
• COACHING STAFF -- John Tortorella is the head coach                                                                                          the 2008 IIHF
of the 2008 U.S. Men’s National Team. The winningest                                                                                           W o r l d
American-born coach in National Hockey League history,                                                                                         Championship
Tortorella is currently the head coach of the NHL’s Tampa                                                                                      last Friday (May
Bay Lightning. Mike Sullivan and Kurt Kleinendorst are                                                                                         2) against Latvia.
serving as assistant coaches of the U.S. Men’s National                                                                                        It will be the only
Team. Sullivan, who was the head coach of the 2007 U.S.                                                                                        time in the tourna-
Men’s National Team, is the assistant coach of the                                                                                             ment the team will
Lightning. He also was an assistant coach of the 2006 U.S.                                                                                     don the jerseys.
Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team. Kleinendorst is the head
coach of the Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League.
Nigel Kirwan is Team USA’s video coordinator and serves                                                • HALIFAX -- Seven members of the 2008 U.S. Men’s
in a similar capacity for the Tampa Bay Lightning.                                                     National Team -- Dustin Brown, Tim Gleason, Matt
                                                                                                       Greene, Patrick O’Sullivan, Zach Parise, Mark Stuart and
• GOLD MEDAL SUCCESSES -- The United States has                                                        James Wisniewski -- were part of the U.S. National Junior
won two recent gold medals in international competition,                                               Team that played in the 2003 IIHF World Junior
including at the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship                                                  Championship in Halifax. Team USA finished fourth in the
and also at the 2008 IIHF Women’s World Under-18                                                       event. Parise led the United States with eight points (4-4) in
Championship. The U.S. also took the bronze medal at the                                               seven games.
2008 IIHF Under-18 World Men’s Championship.
Team USA Game Notes vs. Canada • Tuesday, May 6, 2008 • 2008 IIHF World Championship • Page Three

                Team USA Point Leaders In World Championship Play (2008 Rostered Players)
                            Through May 5, 2008 • Ranked By Points Per Game

Name                     Years Played               GP        G       A      TP           PPG
Patrick Kane             08                          2        2       2       4           2.00
Peter Mueller            08                          2        0       2       2           1.00
Lee Stempniak            07, 08                      9        6       4      10           0.90
Dustin Brown             04, 06, 08                 18        7       7      14           0.78
Phil Kessel              06, 07, 08                 16        6       6      12           0.75
Patrick O’Sullivan       06, 08                      5        2       1       3           0.60
Zach Parise              05, 07, 08                  6        1       2       3           0.50
David Booth              08                          2        1       0       1           0.50
Jason Pominville         08                          2        0       1       1           0.50
Adam Burish              08                          2        0       1       1           0.50
James Wisniewski         08                          2        0       1       1           0.50
Paul Martin              05, 08                      9        0       4       4           0.44
David Backes             07, 08                      9        1       2       3           0.33
Jeff Halpern             00, 01, 04, 05, 08         34        5       5      10           0.29
Keith Ballard            04, 07, 08                 17        1       3       4           0.24
Matt Greene              07, 08                      9        0       2       2           0.22
Drew Stafford            06, 08                      9        0       2       2           0.22
Tom Gilbert              08                          2        0       0       0           0.00
Tim Gleason              08                          2        0       0       0           0.00
Mark Stuart              08                          2        0       0       0           0.00


                                                                                        Home State of Team USA
                                                                                  Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
                                                                                  Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
                                                                                  New York . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
                                                                                  Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
                                                                                  Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                  Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                  North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

                                                                                   Team USA College Connection
                                                                                  Univ. of Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . .3
                                                                                  Univ. of North Dakota . . . . . . . .3
                                                                                  Univ. of Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . .2
                                                                                  Colorado College . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                  Dartmouth College . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                  Michigan State. Univ. . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                  Minn. St. Univ. Mankato . . . . . .1
                                                                                  Princeton Univ. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                  Univ. of Vermont . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

                                                                                   College Connection By League
                                                                                  WCHA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
                                                                                  ECACH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
                                                                                  CCHA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                  Key: CCHA-Central Collegiate Hockey
                                                                                  Association; WCHA-Western Collegiate
                                                                                  Hockey Association; ECACH-Eastern
                                                                                  College Athletic Conference Hockey.
 Team USA Game Notes vs. Canada • Tuesday, May 6, 2008 • 2008 IIHF World Championship • Page Four

                                                           • TIDBITS -- Bob Webster is the team leader for the United States for the fourth
       All-Time Series Scores                              straight year. Webster had served as Team USA’s equipment manager in 15
           USA vs. Canada                                  previous World Championships (1979, 82, 86, 87, 89-96, 2002, 03, 04) ... Jeff
            (World Championship games only)                Halpern (Potomac, Md.) celebrated his 32nd birthday this past Saturday (May
                                                           3). He has played in 34 previous World Championship games, the most of any
Date          Score       W      L    T   Notes
5/7/2007      3-6                L        Qualification    current member of Team USA.
5/7/2006      1-2                L        Preliminary Rd
5/5/2005      1-3                L        Preliminary Rd
4/30/2002     1-3                L                                                      USA vs. Canada
5/10/2001     4-3 OT      W               Quarterfinals
5/9/1999      1-4                L
                                                                       2008 IIHF World Championship Statistical Comparison
5/1/1997      1-5                L
4/28/1996     1-5                L
5/3/1995      1-4                L                         Category                     USA                  Canada
1991          1-4                L                         Record                       2-0-0-0/T1st         2-0-0-0/T1st
1991          4-9                L
4/17/1990     3-6                L                         Goals For/Average            4.50/T4th            6.00/T2nd
4/18/1989     0-8                L
1987          1-3                L                         Goals Against/Average        0.50/T1st            0.50/T1st
4/20/1986
4/20/1985
              2-4
              4-3         W
                                 L                         Power Play                   .539 (7-13)/1st      .214 (3-14)/10th
4/29/1985     2-3                L                         Penalty Killing              1.000 (10-10)/1st    .889 (8-9)/T3rd
4/22/1982     3-5                L
1979          3-6                L                         Shots For Gm/Avg             43.0                 51.0
4/30/1978     2-7                L                         Shots Against Gm/Avg         18.0                 26.5
4/21/1977     1-4                L
1969          0-5                L                         Shorthanded Goals            0                    0
1969          0-1                L
1968          2-3                L
                                                           Goaltender Saves %           .972/2nd             .981/1st
1967          1-2                L                         Leading Scorers              Kane (2-2--4)        Heatley (4-4--8)
1966          2-7                L
1965          0-5                L                                                      Martin (0-4--4)      Nash (2-2--4)
1964
1963
              6-8
              4-10
                                 L
                                 L
                                                                                        Kessel (3-0--3)      Getzlaf (0-4--4)
1962          1-6                L                                                      Brown (1-2--3)
1961          4-7                L
1960          2-1         W
1959          1-4                L        Bronze Gm        • EXHIBITION GAME -- The U.S. played one exhibition game leading up to the
1958          1-12               L
1956          4-1         W                                World Championship, that a 5-1 victory over Sweden on April 27 at the
1955          1-12               L
1952          3-3                     T
                                                           Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Peter Mueller
1951          2-16               L                         (Bloomington, Minn./Phoenix Coyotes) led the charge with a goal and two
1950          0-5                L
1949          2-7                L                         assists. Team USA conducted its training camp in Portland from April 24-30.
1939          0-4                L
1936          0-1                L
1934          1-2                L                         • BACK FROM LAST YEAR -- The 2008 U.S. Men’s National Team features six
1934          1-2                L
1933          1-2                L        Gold Gm          players that competed for Team USA a year ago in the IIHF World Championship
1933
1932
              1-2
              1-2
                                 L
                                 L
                                          Gold Gm          in Moscow. They are listed below with their statistics from the 2007 tournament
1932          2-2                     T                    in parentheses.
1931          0-2                L        Gold Gm
1924          1-6                L
1920          0-2                L                            David Backes (7GP, 1-2--3)
                                                              Keith Ballard (7GP, 0-3--3)
∆ Series Quick Glance:                                        Matt Greene (7GP, 0-2--2)
  Today’s Meeting: 52nd                                       Phil Kessel (7GP, 2-5--7)
  Series Standing: Canada Leads,                              Zach Parise (1GP, 0-0--0)
                         45-4-2                               Lee Stempniak (7GP, 6-4--10)
  Last 10: Canada, 9-1-0

∆ SHUTOUTS -- There have been nine
  shutouts in the series, all by
  Canada. The last shutout came on
  April 18, 1989, by an 8-0 count.

∆ OVERTIME -- There has been just
  one previous overtime game, that a
  4-3 win by the U.S. over Canada on
  May 10, 2001.∆
          C


                                          2008 U.S. Men’s National Team vs. Canada
                                IIHF World Championship • Tuesday, May 6, 2008 • Halifax, Nova Scotia
                    LEFT WING                                                   CENTER                                         RIGHT WING
                 O’SULLIVAN, PATRICK                                      KESSEL, PHIL                                       STAFFORD, DREW
     9           5-11, 190    Los Angeles Kings
                 Winston-Salem, N.C.
                                                                8      6-0, 180
                                                                       Madison, Wis.
                                                                                       Boston Bruins
                                                             10/2/87 Univ. of Minnesota (WCHA)
                                                                                                               19            6-2, 202
                                                                                                                             Milwaukee, Wis.
                                                                                                                                             Buffalo Sabres

                                                                                                               10/30/85 Univ. of North Dakota (WCHA)
                 NHL: (82GP, 22-31--53)
   2/1/85        2008MWC: (2GP, 1-1-2--2)                   Right Shot NHL: (82GP, 19-18--37)                 Right Shot NHL: (64GP, 16-22--38)
  Left Shot                                                  KEH-suhl 2008MWC: (2GP, 3-0--3)                  STA-fuhrd      2008MWC: (2GP, 0-1--1)


                 BOOTH, DAVID
                                                             11 H            ALPERN,          JEFF
                                                                                                               29 P             OMINVILLE,           JASON
           Had Assist Sunday vs. Slovenia                        Recorded 3 Goals Sunday vs. Slovenia                 Had Assist Sunday vs. Slovenia


     7      6-0, 212
            Detroit, Mich.
                           Florida Panthers

            Michigan St. Univ. (CCHA)
                                                                       6-0, 203  Tampa Bay Lightning
                                                                       Potomac, Md.
                                                              5/3/76 Princeton Univ. (ECACH)
                                                                                                                         6-0, 186
                                                                                                                         Buffalo, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                        Buffalo Sabres

                                                                                                                         NHL: (82GP, 27-53--80)
  11/24/84 NHL: (73GP, 22-18--40)                           Right Shot NHL: (83GP, 20-22--42)                  11/30/82 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-1--1)
  Left Shot 2008MWC: (2GP, 1-0--1)                          HAL-puhrn 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-1--1)                  Right Shot paw-MIHN-vihl




  42 B               ACKES,           DAVID
                                                             88 M             UELLER,          PETER
                                                                                                               83 K             ANE,       PATRICK
           Had Goal Sunday vs. Slovenia                      Team Captain; Had Assist Sunday vs. Slovenia             Had Assist Sunday vs. Slovenia


                 6-3, 216        St. Louis Blues                       6-2, 205      Phoenix Coyotes                         5-10, 163     Chicago Blackhawks
                 Minneapolis, Minn.                                    Bloomington, Minn.                                    Buffalo, N.Y.
   5/1/84        NHL: (72GP, 13-18--31)                                NHL: (81GP, 22-32--54)                                NHL: (82GP, 21-51--72)
 Right Shot      Minn. St. Univ. Mankato (WCHA)
                                                             4/14/88 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-2--2)                   11/19/88       2008MWC: (2GP, 2-2--4)
   BAK-ihs       2008MWC: (2GP, 0-0--0)
                                                            Right Shot MEW-luhr                               Left Shot




  12 S               TEMPNIAK,              LEE
                                                             17 P            ARISE,       ZACH
                                                                                                               23 B             ROWN,          DUSTIN
        Played in 2007 World Championship                    Has One Assist In Both U.S. Games In Worlds          Had 2-1--3 vs. Latvia; 1-0--1 vs. Slovenia



              6-0, 195       St. Louis Blues                              5-11, 190     New Jersey Devils                    6-0, 200     Los Angeles Kings
              West Seneca, N.Y.                                           Minneapolis, Minn.                                 Ithaca, N.Y.
   2/4/83     Dartmouth College, (ECACH)                     7/24/84 Univ. of North Dakota (WCHA)                            NHL: (78GP, 33-27--60)
 Right Shot NHL: (80GP, 13-25--38)                          Left Shot NHL: (81GP, 33-32--65)                   11/4/84       2008MWC: (2GP, 1-2--3)
STEHMP-nee-ak 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-0--0)                        puh-REE-see   2008MWC: (2GP, 1-0--1)
                                                                                                              Right Shot



                                                                                                               37 B             URISH,         ADAM
    Led Team USA w/ 10 points at 2007 MWC                      Alternate Captain; Had PPG Fri. vs. Latvia        Had 1-1--2 vs. Latvia’; 0-1--1 vs. Slovenia

                      DEFENSE                                                  DEFENSE
                 GLEASON, TIM                                             WISNIEWSKI, JAMES                                  6-1, 189   Chicago Blackhawks

     6      6-0, 217    Carolina Hurricanes
            Clawson, Mich.
            NHL: (80GP, 3-16--19)
                                                             43        6-0, 207    Chicago Blackhawks
                                                                       Canton, Mich.
                                                                       NHL: (68GP, 7-19--26)
                                                                                                                             Madison, Wis.
                                                                                                                1/6/83 Univ. of Wisconsin (WCHA)
                                                                                                              Right Shot NHL: (81GP, 4-4--8)
                                                                                                               BUHR-ish
   1/29/83 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-0--0)                             2/21/84 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-1--1)                                 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-1--1)
  Left Shot GLEE-suhn                                        Left Shot wihz-NOO-skee
                                                                                                                              GOALTENDERS
                                                                                                                      Had Assist Sunday vs. Slovenia



                 MARTIN, PAUL                                             GILBERT, TOM                                       THOMAS, TIM
   Played in 2001 & 2003 World Junior Champs.                Two-time IIHF gold medalist (‘04 WJC/’02 U-18)


  10        6-1, 195      New Jersey Devils
            Minneapolis, Minn.
            Univ. of Minnesota (WCHA)
                                                             77        6-3, 206      Edmonton Oilers
                                                                       Minneapolis, Minn.
                                                             1/10/83 Univ. of Wisconsin (WCHA)
                                                                                                               30            5-11, 205
                                                                                                                             Flint, Mich.
                                                                                                                                               Boston Bruins

                                                                                                                             Univ. of Vermont (ECACH)
   3/5/81 NHL: (73GP, 5-27--32)                             Right Shot NHL: (82GP, 13-20--33)                  4/15/74    NHL: (57GP, 28-19-6, 2.44, .921)
  Left Shot 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-4--4)                           GIHL-burt 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-3--3)                 Catches Left
                                                                                                                          2008MWC: (2-0-0-0, 0.50, .972)


                 STUART, MARK                                             GREENE, MATT
                                                                                                               31 A             NDERSON,           CRAIG
     Had 0-3--3 vs. Latvia; 0-1--1 vs. Slovenia                    Had 5 Shots on Goal Fri. vs. Latvia          Made 24 Saves In Shutout of Latvia Friday


  22  AC
            6-2, 213
            Rochester, Minn.
                             Boston Bruins

            Colorado College (WCHA)
                                                                5      6-3, 224        Edmonton Oilers
                                                                       Grand Ledge, Mich.
                                                                       Univ. of North Dakota (WCHA)
                                                                                                                             6-2, 195
                                                                                                                             Park Ridge, Ill.
                                                                                                                                              Florida Panthers

                                                             5/13/83 NHL: (46GP, 0-1--1)                                     NHL: (17GP, 8-6-1, 2.25, .935)
   4/27/84 NHL: (82GP, 4-4--8)                                                                                 5/21/81       2008MWC: (0-0-0-0, 0.00, .000)
  Left Shot 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-0--0)                          Right Shot 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-0--0)                 Catches Left


                   BALLARD, KEITH
                                                                                                               35 E             SCHE,        ROBERT
 Captain of 2 IIHF gold medalist clubs (‘04 WJC/’02 U-18)     Played in the 2007 IIHF World Championship           Played in 2006 World Championship


      2      5-11, 208
             Baudette, Minn.
                            Phoenix Coyotes                                   Head Coach
                                                                             John Tortorella                                 6-0, 204            Ak-Bars Kazan
                                                                          Assistant Coaches
   11/26/82 Univ. of Minnesota (WCHA)                                                                                        Utica, N.Y.
   Left Shot NHL: (82GP, 6-15--21)                                                                                           RSL: (29GP, 22-5-2, 2.01, .912)
                                                                            Mike Sullivan                      1/22/78       2008MWC: (0-0-0-0, 0.00, .000)
   BAL-uhrd 2008MWC: (2GP, 0-0--0)                                                                            Catches Left
                                                                           Kurt Kleinendorst                                 EHSH
   Played in 2004 and 2007 World Championships                                                                    Played in 2006 Olympic Winter Games

				
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