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1999 - Winnipeg, Canada

Winnipeg played host to the 1999 tournament and set an attendance record with over 170,000 people taking in the event. The Canadian team did not disappoint, earning a silver medal with a spirited effort.

Early on, it did not look good for Canada. A frustrating 0-0 draw with Slovakia and a loss to the United States left the home side with a 2-1-1 record in the round robin portion of the tournament.

In the quarterfinals, Canada faced Kazakhstan, the team that handed them a shocking defeat one year earlier. This time, a hero emerged for Canada as Simon Gagne tied a national team record with four goals, leading a 12-2 romp.

Next came the undefeated Swedes and the Sedin twins, Daniel and Henrik. It turned out to be no contest as Canada rolled to a 6-1 win and set up a gold medal match with Russia.

The final game turned into the Roberto Luongo show. Canada was outshot 40-18, but Luongo's heroics forced overtime. Artem Chubarov finally put the winner past Luongo to give Russia a 3-2 win and the gold medal. It was the first title for Russia since competing as the Commonwealth of Independent States in 1992.

They earned full marks for the win. The Russian team was deep and well-balanced. Vitaly Vishnevsky was named the top defenceman while Maxim Afinogenov was selected as the tournament's top forward. Maxim Balmochnykh joined Vishnevsky on the all-star team.

Canada was also well represented on the all-star squad, with Brian Campbell, Daniel Tkaczuk and Luongo making the grade.

Meanwhile, unheralded Slovakia got three goals from Ladislav Nagy and surprised Sweden 5-4 in the bronze medal game. It was Slovakia's first medal at the event and marked yet another disappointment for the Swedes, who had been the consensus pre-tournament favourites.

Team Canada Scoring

Player GP G A Pts
Daniel Tkaczuk 7 6 4 10
Simon Gagne 7 7 1 8
Brad Leeb 7 3 5 8
Kyle Calder 7 2 6 8
Brenden Morrow 7 1 7 8
Jason Chimera 7 2 2 4
Rico Fata 7 1 3 4
Andrew Ference 7 1 2 3
Bryan Allen 7 1 2 3
Adam Mair 7 1 1 2
Jason Ward 7 1 1 2
Brian Campbell 7 1 1 2
Kent McDonell 7 1 1 2
Harold Druken 7 1 1 2
Brad Ference 7 0
Tyler Bouck 7 1 0 1
Mike Van Ryn 7 0 1 1
Brad Stuart 7 0 1 1
Roberto Luongo 7 0 1 1
Robyn Regehr 7 0 0 0
Blair Betts 5 0 0 0

Team Canada Goaltending

Player W-L-T GAA SO
Roberto Luongo 4-2-1 1.92 2
Brian Finley 0-0-0 6.00 0

Standings - Group A

Country GP W L T GF GA Pts
Slovakia 4 3 0 1 10 7 7
Canada 4 2 1 1 10 9 5
Finland 4 2 2 0 17 16 4
Czech Republic 4 1 3 0 11 12 2
USA 4 1 3 0 13 17 2

Standings - Group B

Country GP W L T GF GA Pts
Sweden 4 4 0 0 25 11 8
Russia 4 3 1 0 25 4 6
Kazakhstan 4 1 2 1 9 20 3
Switzerland 4 1 3 0 5 17 2
Belarus 4 0 3 1 9 21 1

Relegation Standings

Country GP W L T GF GA Pts
Czech Republic 3 3 0 0 21 9 6
USA 3 2 1 0 15 12 4
Switzerland 3 1 2 0 12 13 2
Belarus 3 0 3 0 7 21 0
Medal Games
Gold - Russia 3 Canada 2 (OT)
Bronze - Slovakia 5 Sweden 4

Overall Tournament Standings

Country GP W L T GF GA Pts
1. Russia 7 6 1 0 34 10 12
2. Canada 7 4 2 1 30 15 9
3. Slovakia 6 4 1 1 17 14 9
4. Sweden 6 4 2 0 30 22 8
5. Finland 6 3 3 0 25 20 6
6. Kazakhstan 6 1 4 1 12 38 3
7. Czech Republic 6 3 3 0 26 18 6
8. United States 6 3 3 0 25 23 6
9. Switzerland 6 1 5 0 13 27 2
10. Belarus 6 0 5 1 13 38 1

Top Scorers

Player G A Pts.
Gionta, Brian (USA) 6 5 11
Tkaczuk, Daniel (Can) 6 4 10
Sedin, Daniel (Swe) 5 5 10
Gomez, Scott (USA) 3 7 10

Tournament All-Star Team

Maxim Balmochnykh (Rus) Daniel Tkaczuk (Can)
Brian Gionta (USA) Brian Campbell (Can)
Vitaly Vishnevsky (Rus) Roberto Luongo (Can)


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Gold Medal Game

Finland 3, Sweden 2 (OT)

Bronze Medal Game

Russia 2, Canada 1


Tournament Recap | Group Standings

Game-By-Game Results


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