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2009 World Hockey Championship

Monday, 27.04.2009 / 10:29 AM / News
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2009 World Hockey Championship
MONTREAL – Every year, NHL and international stars join forces with their national teammates at the World Hockey Championship in the hopes of being the last country standing. This year, the Canadiens had four representatives in Switzerland, looking for gold at the annual tournament.
Christopher Higgins
Tomas Plekanec
Jaroslav Halak
Yannick Weber


Christopher Higgins - LW

Date Opponent Score Individual stats
April 25 Latvia W 4-2 Not with the team yet
April 27 Austria W 6-1 Not with the team yet
April 29 Sweden OTL 6-5 Not with the team yet
May 1 France W 6-2 2 SOG, +1, TOI 12:42
May 2 Russia L 4-1 TOI 12:31
May 4 Switzerland OTL 4-3 1 Goal, +1, TOI 18:19
May 6 Finland W 3-2 3 SOG, 2 PIM, TOI 14:15
May 8 Russia L 3-2 TOI 13:12
May 10 Sweden L 4-2 +1, TOI 9:35

Higgins live from Bern
Higgins live from Bern (April 29)

USA finished in fourth place


#14 Tomas Plekanec - C

Date Opponent Score Individual stats
April 25 Denmark W 5-0 1 SOG, TOI 12:33
April 27 Norway W 5-2 3 SOG, +1, TOI 12:52
April 29 Finland L 4-3 2 SOG, TOI 14:49 (MVP of the game)
April 30 Canada L 5-1 TOI 13:30, 4 PIM
May 2 Slovakia W 8-0 1 assist, +2, TOI 16:41
May 3 Belarus W 3-0 2 SOG, TOI 16:25
May 7 Sweden L 3-1 4 SOG, TOI 14:56

Plekanec live from Zurich
Plekanec live from Zurich (April 27)

Czech Republic is out  of the tournament


#41 Jaroslav Halak - G

Date Opponent Score Individual stats
April 24 Hungary W 4-3 Not with the team yet
April 26 Belarus L 2-1 Not with the team yet
April 28 Canada L 7-3 12 saves
May 1 Finland OTL 2-1 21 saves
May 2 Czech Rep. L 8-0 In back up: 10 saves, TOI 29:48
Allowed 1 goal
May 4 Norway OTW 3-2 25 saves

Slovakia is out of the tournament


Yannick Weber - D

Date Opponent Score Individual stats
April 24 France W 1-0 Not with the team yet
April 26 Germany W 3-2 Not with the team yet
April 28 Russia L 4-2 Not with the team yet
April 30 Latvia L 2-1 (SO) 3 SOG, 4 PIM, TOI 18:09
May 3 Sweden L 4-1 2 SOG, 2 PIM, TOI 15:53
May 4 USA OTW 4-3 2 SOG, 2 PIM, TOI 18:01

Switzerland is out of the tournament