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Notes on Ducks Olympians

by Staff Writer / Anaheim Ducks
TEAM CANADA



Scott Niedermayer (Captain)
•    This is his seventh appearance for Team Canada and his second Olympics*
•    He has won four gold medals (including 2002 Olympic Gold) and one silver medal
•    He is the only player in hockey history to have won a Stanley Cup, Olympic Gold Medal, World Championship, World Cup, Memorial Cup and World Junior title
•    He has played in 43 total games for Team Canada in international play, scoring 6-7=13 points

Highlights:
•    Named a Defensive All-Star in the 1992 World Junior Championships (also Janne Gronvall of Finland)
•    Was named to the 2006 Canadian Olympic team but did not play due to injury

International Statistics    GP    G    A    P    PIM
1991    World Junior Championships (Saskatchewan, Canada)   
    Result: Gold medal         7    0    0    0    0
1992    World Junior Championships (Fussen/Kaufbeuren, Germany)
    Result: 6th place              7    0    0    0    10
1996    World Cup of Hockey (Philadelphia, USA and Montreal, Canada)
    Result: Silver Medal         8    1    3    4    6
2002    Olympic Games (Salt Lake City, USA)
    Result: Gold Medal          6    1    1    2    4
2004    IIHF World Championships (Prague/Ostrava, Czech Republic)
    Result: Gold Medal          9    3    2    5    12
2004    World Cup of Hockey (Toronto, Canada)
    Result: Gold Medal          6    1    1    2    9


Ryan Getzlaf
•    This is his sixth appearance for Team Canada* and his first Olympics
•    He has won two gold medals (including the 2005 World Juniors) and two silver medals
•    He has played in 34 total games for Team Canada in international competition, scoring 14-31=45 points

Highlights:
•    Recorded a goal and two assists in a 6-1 victory against Russia in the gold medal game at the 2005 World Junior Championships …finished second overall in the tournament in scoring with 3-9=12 points in six games played
•    Finished second overall in scoring at the 2008 IIHF World Championships with 3-11=14 points in nine games   
•    Played for Canada West at the 2002 World U17 Hockey Challenge, recording 3-6=9 points in six games played. Getzlaf’s stats from this tournament are included in all of his Team Canada totals.

International Statistics    GP    G    A    P    PIM
2002    World U17 Hockey Challenge (Selkirk/Stonewall, Canada)
    Result: Did not place       6    3    6    9    14
2003    World U18 Championships (Yaroslavl, Russia)
    Result: Gold Medal          7    2    2    4    10
2004    World Junior Championships (Helsinki, Finland)
    Result: Silver Medal         6    3    3    6    4
2005    World Junior Championships (Grand Forks/Thief River Falls, USA)
    Result: Gold Medal          6    3    9    12    8
2008    IIHF World Championships (Halifax/Quebec City, Canada)
    Result: Silver Medal         9    3    11    14    10



Corey Perry
•    This is his second appearance for Team Canada and first Olympics
•    He has won one gold medal (2005 World Junior Championships)
•    He has played in six total games for Team Canada in international play, scoring 2-5=7 points

Highlights:
•    Played with Sidney Crosby and Patrice Bergeron on the first line during Team Canada’s gold medal campaign at the 2005 World Junior Championships

International Statistics    GP    G    A    P    PIM
2005    World Junior Championships (Grand Forks/Thief River Falls, USA)
    Result: Gold Medal    6    2    5    7    6

TEAM FINLAND


Saku Koivu (Captain)
•    This is his 15th appearance for Team Finland and fourth Olympics
•    He has won one gold medal, four silver medals (including 2006 Olympic silver), and three bronze medals (including 1994 and 1998 Olympic bronze)
•    He has played in 97 total games for Team Finland in international play, scoring 34-76=110 points

Highlights:

•     Named the Finnish Ice Hockey Player of the Year 1994 and 1995
•    Named a Tournament All-Star for the 1994, 1995 and 1999 IIHF World Championships
•     Named the Tournament’s Best Forward for the 1995 and 1999 IIHF World Championships
•    Finished tied for first in overall scoring (also Teemu Selanne) at the 1998 Winter Olympics with 2-8=10 points in six games
•    Was the Top Scorer of the 1999 IIHF World Championships with 4-12=16 points in 10 contests
•     Named a Tournament All-Star and tied for top scorer (also Teemu Selanne) at the 2006 Winter Olympics, recording 3-8=11 points in eight games played
•    Has served as Captain of Team Finland since 1998

International Statistics    GP    G    A    P    PIM
1993    World Junior Championships (Gavle, Sweden)
    Result: 5th place               7    1    8    9    6
1993    IIHF World Championships (Munich/Dortmund, Germany)
    Result: 7th place               6    0    1    1    2
1994    World Junior Championships (Ostrava/Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic)
    Result: 4th place               7    3    6    9    12
1994    Olympic Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
    Result: Bronze Medal        8    4    3    7    12
1994    IIHF World Championships (Bolzano/Canazei/Milan, Italy)
    Result: Silver Medal         8    5    6    11    4
1995    IIHF World Championships (Stockholm, Sweden)
    Result: Gold Medal          8    5    5    10    18
1996    World Cup of Hockey (Philadelphia, USA and Montreal, Canada)
    Result: 5th place              4    1    3    4    4
1997    IIHF World Championships (Helsinki/Tampere/Turku, Finland)
    Result: 5th place              6    2    2    4    2
1998    Olympic Games (Nagano, Japan)
    Result: Bronze Medal      6    2    8    10    4
1999    IIHF World Championships (Oslo/Hamar/Lillehammer, Norway)
    Result: Silver Medal       10    4    12    16    4
2003    IIHF World Championships (Helsinki/Tampere/Turku, Finland)
    Result: 5th place              7    1    10    11    4
2004    World Cup of Hockey (Toronto, Canada)
    Result: Silver Medal         6    3    1    4    2
2006    Olympic Games (Torino, Italy)
    Result: Silver Medal         8    3    8    11    12
2008    IIHF World Championships (Halifax/Quebec City, Canada)
    Result: Bronze Medal       6    0    3    3    4

Teemu Selanne (Alternate Captain)
•    This is his 14th appearance for Team Finland and fifth Olympics
•    Has won three silver medals (including 2006 Olympic Silver) and three bronze medals (including 1998 Olympic Bronze)
•    Has played in 131 total games for Team Finland in international play, scoring 71-70=141 points

Highlights:
•    Finished tied for fourth in overall scoring at the 1992 Winter Olympics, recording 7-4=11 points in eight contests
•    Named the Finnish Ice Hockey Player of the Year 1993, 1996-2000, and 2006
•    Finished tied for first overall in scoring (also Saku Koivu) at the 1998 Winter Olympics with 4-6=10 points in five contests
•    Named the Tournament’s MVP and a Tournament All-Star at the 1999 IIHF World Championships, finishing second overall in scoring with 3-8=11 points in 11 contests
•    Named the Tournament’s Best Forward and a Tournament All-Star at the 2006 Winter Olympics, finishing tied for first in overall scoring (also Saku Koivu) with 6-5=11 points in eight games

International Statistics    GP    G    A    P    PIM
1989    World Junior Championships (Anchorage, USA)
    Result: 6th place             7    5    5    10    10
1991    IIHF World Championships (Helsinki/Turku/Tampere, Finland)
    Result: 5th place           10    6    5    11    2
1991    Canada Cup (Montreal/Hamilton, Canada)
    Result: Bronze Medal    6    1    1    2    2
1992    Olympic Games (Albertville, France)
    Result: 7th place            8    7    4    11    6
1996    IIHF World Championships (Vienna, Austria)
    Result: 5th place            6    5    3    8    0
1996    World Cup of Hockey (Philadelphia, USA and Montreal, Canada)
    Result: 5th place            4    3    2    5    0
1998    Olympic Games (Nagano, Japan)
    Result: Bronze Medal    5    4    6    10    8
1999    IIHF World Championships (Oslo/Hamar/Lillehammer, Norway)
    Result: Silver Medal     11    3    8    11    2
2002    Olympic Games (Salt Lake City, USA)
    Result: 4th place            4    3    0    3    2
2003    IIHF World Championships (Helsinki/Turku/Tampere, Finland)
    Result: 5th place            7    8    3    11    2
2004    World Cup of Hockey (Toronto, Canada)
    Result: Silver Medal       6    1    3    4    4
2006    Olympic Games (Torino, Italy)
    Result: Silver Medal       8    6    5    11    4
2008    IIHF World Championships (Halifax/Quebec City, Canada)
    Result: Bronze Medal    9    3    4    7    12

TEAM SWITZERLAND


Jonas Hiller
•    This is his second appearance for Team Switzerland and first Olympics
•    He has played in three total games for Team Switzerland in international play, earning a 2.79 GAA and a .915 SV%

International Statistics    GPI    W    L    OTL    GA    SVS    GAA    SV%    MIN
2008    IIHF World Championships (Halifax/Quebec City, Canada)
    Result: 7th place                3    1    1    0            7        75    2.79    .915    151
2007    IIHF World Championships (Moscow, Russia)
    Result: 8th place                                         6    -    -          -         15    152    2.51    .910    359       


Luca Sbisa
•    This is his second appearance for Team Switzerland and his first Olympics
•    He has played in two total games for Switzerland, going scoreless with six shots on net (current World Juniors)

Highlights:
•    Named Team Captain for the Swiss team at the 2010 World Junior Championships

International Statistics        GP    G    A    P    PIM
2010    World Junior Championships (Saskatchewan, Canada)
    Result: (in progress)            2    0    0    0    0



TEAM USA
Bobby Ryan
•       This is his second appearance for Team USA and first Olympics
•       He has played in seven total games for Team USA in international play, scoring 3-4=7 points

Highlights:
•       Finished tied for sixth overall in scoring (3-4=7 points in seven games) at the 2006 World Junior Championships

International Statistics        GP      G       A       P       PIM
2006    World Junior Championships (Vancouver/Kelowna/Kamloops, Canada)
        Result: 4th place               7       3       4       7       0



Ryan Whitney
- This is his fourth appearance for Team USA and first Olympics
- He has played in 20 total games for Team USA in international play, scoring 2-7=9 points




International Statistics                       GP           G             A             P              PIM

2001       World U18 Championships (Heinola/Helsinki/Lahi, Finland)
                   Result: 6th place                 6              0              1              1              8
2002       World Junior Championships (Pardubice/Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic)
                  Result: 5th place                 7              1              2              3              20
2003       World Junior Championships (Halifax/Sydney, Canada)
                  Result: 4th place                 7              1              4              5              14


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