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Ducks at 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championships

by Staff Writer / Anaheim Ducks
Six members of the Anaheim Ducks participated in the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships.


Bobby Ryan, Cam Fowler and Kyle Palmieri skated for USA, Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf with Canada and Luca Sbisa with Switzerland.

Team USA went 6-2-0 at the tournament, before being eliminated by host Finland in the quarterfinals. Ryan totaled a team-high five goals and two assists in the eight games, while playing on a forward line with Paul Stastny and Max Pacioretty. Fowler was partnered with Jack Johnson and registered one goal and four assists, while Palmieri scored two goals and two assists.

Photo Gallery of the Ducks at the IIHF World Championships

Canada finished play at the World Championships with a 6-1-1 record. The club was eliminated by Slovakia in the quarterfinal round after a 4-3 loss. Ryan Getzlaf, the captain of Team Canada, had nine points (two goals, seven assists) in the eight games. He skated in his customary position alongside Corey Perry, who totaled three goals and four assists at the tournament.

Switzerland went 2-5-0 record at the tournament, with wins over Kazakhstan and Belarus to open play. Five straight losses knocked the club out of quarterfinal contention. Luca Sbisa registered one assist during the games, while being partnered on the blue line with Mark Streit.

To follow the tournament, visit the 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championship website.

GAME SCHEDULE
PRELIMINARY ROUND

Date Anaheim Time (PST)
Ducks Stats
Home Team Away Team
May 4 2:15 AM Ryan: 1-0-1, +1
Fowler: 0-1-1, +2
Palmieri: 0-1-1, +0
USA 7
vs.
Highlights
France 2
May 4 6:15 AM Getzlaf: 0-1-1, +1
Perry: 0-0-0, +1
Canada 3
vs. Slovakia 2
May 5 5:00 AM Sbisa: 0-0-0, +0 Switzerland 5
vs. Kazakhstan 1
May 5 9:00 AM Ryan: 0-1-1, +0
Fowler: 0-0-0, +0
Palmieri: 0-0-0, -1
Perry: 0-0-0, +0
Getzlaf: 0-0-0, +0
Canada 4
vs.
Highlights
USA 5 (OT)
May 6 10:15 AM Sbisa: 0-0-0, +0 Switzerland 3
vs. Belarus 2
May 7 6:15 AM Getzlaf: 0-1-1, +1
Perry: 1-1-2, +1
France 2 vs. Canada 7
May 7 10:15 AM Ryan: 0-0-0, -2
Fowler: 0-1-1, -3
Palmieri: 0-0-0, -1
USA 2
vs. Slovakia 4
May 8 10:15 AM Sbisa: 0-1-1, -1 Finland 5 vs. Switzerland 2
May 9 10:15 AM Getzlaf:1-0-1, +1
Perry: 0-0-0, +1
Sbisa: 0-0-0, -3
Canada 3
vs. Switzerland 2
May 10 6:15 AM Ryan: 1-0-1, +2
Fowler: 0-1-1, +4
Palmieri: 0-0-0, 0
USA 5
vs. Belarus 3
May 11 6:15 AM Ryan: 0-0-0, 0
Fowler: 0-0-0, 0
Palmieri: healthy scratch
Kazakhstan 2 vs. USA 3 (OT)
May 11 10:15 AM Perry: 0-1-1, +1
Getzlaf: 0-0-0, +1
Finland 3 vs. Canada 5
May 12 6:15 AM Sbisa: 0-0-0, 0 Switzerland 2
vs. France 4
May 12 10:15 AM Getzlaf: 0-3-3, +3
Perry: 1-1-2, +3
Kazakhstan 0 vs. Canada 8
May 13 6:15 AM Ryan: 1-0-1, +1
Fowler: 0-0-0, +2
Palmieri: 1-0-1, +2
Finland 0 vs. USA 5
May 13 10:15 AM Sbisa: 0-0-0, 0 Switzerland 0
vs. Slovakia 1
May 15 2:15 AM Getzlaf: 1-1-2, +1
Perry: 1-1-2, +1
Canada 5
vs. Belarus 1
May 15 10:15 AM Ryan: 1-1-2, +2
Fowler: 1-1-2, +1
Palmieri: 0-1-1, +1
Sbisa: 0-0-0, -2
USA 5
vs. Switzerland 2

QUARTERFINALS (HELSINKI GROUP)
Date Ducks Stats
Game
May 17 Getzlaf: 0-1-1, -1
Perry: 0-0-0, -1
Canada 3 vs. Slovakia 4
May 17 Ryan:1-0-1, +1
Fowler: 0-0-0, -1
Palmieri: 1-0-1, 0
USA 2 vs. Finland 3

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