|Oilers forward Jordan Eberle gets the puck past Norway's Ruben Smith during World Championship action last year in Germany. (Photo by Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images) |
Edmonton Oilers’ goaltender Devan Dubnyk
and forward Jordan Eberle
have been added to Canada’s roster for the 2011 IIHF World Championship, which runs April 29-May 15 in Bratislava and Kosice, Slovakia.
Dubnyk, 24 years-old, played in his second National Hockey League season appearing in 35 games with a 12-13-8 record, 2.71 GAA and .916 save percentage. He also had two shutouts on the year.
The 6’6”, 205-pound Regina, SK native was on the roster last year for Team Canada but did not appear in any games.
Eberle, 20, finished his first NHL season recording 43 points (18G, 25A) in 69 games with the Oilers. The 6’0”, 185-pound Regina, SK native will be putting on the Team Canada sweater for the second year in a row after scoring a goal and adding three assists in the four games he played.
Eberle also has played for Team Canada twice at the World Junior Championship leading them to a Gold in 2009 and Silver in 2010.
Canada opens the tournament with a game against Belarus on April 29.
For more information on the 2011 IIHF World Championship and Canada’s National Men’s Team, visit www.hockeycanada.ca
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