Dauphin, MB – NIHA‐Canada is proud to announce the Team Canada roster which will be attending the 2011 IIHF World Inline Hockey Championships June 19‐25th in Pardubice, Czech Republic.
Coming off a 4th place finish at the 2010 World Championships in Karlstad, Sweden, Team Canada is looking to make the step onto the podium with several returning players and a solid mix of new blood into the program.
2011 Team Canada Roster:
1. G Brett Leggat Hamilton, Ontario
2. G Ewen MacPherson Sherwood Park, Alberta
3. D Kyle Henderson Edmonton, Alberta
4. D Kirk French Langley, BC
5. D Jared Eng North Vancouver, BC
6. D Matthew Hutchinson North Vancouver, BC
7. D/F Max Grassi North Vancouver, BC
8. F Dave Hammond Orange, CA
9. F Thomas Woods Vancouver, BC
10. F Kye Benjaminsen Vancouver, BC
11. F Jimmy Carter Victoria, BC
12. F Dylan Nowakowski Calgary, AB
13. F Josh Foote Sherwood Park, AB
14. F Adam Ross Red Deer, AB
“The biggest thing this roster has added compared to the 2010 Team Canada is the ability to move the puck out of our own end and down the floor efficiently as a team,” explains Nathan Fleck, General Manager Team Canada. “ We’re excited that we were able to address some key areas by bringing in some of the new players while keeping a solid nucleus of the 2010 team that was so successful.”
You can follow Team Canada during the championships at www.niha.ca via video interviews, stories and live game updates.
For more information on NIHA‐Canada and Team Canada, please contact:
#2‐126 Main St. Dauphin, MB R7N1C2