2005–06 Canada men's national ice hockey team

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The 2005–06 Canada men's national ice hockey team represented Canada at the 2006 Winter Olympics held in Turin, Italy. The ice hockey matches were played in Torino, Italy.

Team Canada, coached by Pat Quinn, placed seventh in the Olympic tournament. It was the lowest position that a Canadian men's Olympic ice hockey team had ever achieved.[1]

2006 Winter Olympics roster[edit]

Head coach: Pat Quinn
No. Pos.
Name
Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2005–06 team
30 G Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700195000000000000095 kg (209 lb) 6 May 1972 Montreal, QC New Jersey Devils (NHL)
1 G Luongo, RobertoRoberto Luongo 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 700193000000000000093 kg (205 lb) 4 April 1979 Montreal, QC Florida Panthers (NHL)
35 G Turco, MartyMarty Turco 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700183000000000000083 kg (183 lb) 13 August 1975 Sault Ste. Marie, ON Dallas Stars (NHL)
4 D Blake, RobRob BlakeA 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) 7002102000000000000102 kg (225 lb) 10 December 1969 Simcoe, ON Colorado Avalanche (NHL)
3 D Bouwmeester, JayJay Bouwmeester 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) 27 September 1983 Edmonton, AB Florida Panthers (NHL)
52 D Foote, AdamAdam Foote 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700198000000000000098 kg (216 lb) 10 July 1971 Toronto, ON Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)
24 D McCabe, BryanBryan McCabe 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 7002100000000000000100 kg (220 lb) 8 June 1975 St. Catharines, ON Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
44 D Pronger, ChrisChris ProngerA 198 cm (6 ft 6 in) 7002100000000000000100 kg (220 lb) 10 October 1974 Dryden, ON Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
6 D Redden, WadeWade Redden 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700195000000000000095 kg (209 lb) 12 June 1977 Lloydminster, SK Ottawa Senators (NHL)
28 D Regehr, RobynRobyn Regehr 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 7002102000000000000102 kg (225 lb) 19 April 1980 Recife, Brazil Calgary Flames (NHL)
14 F Bertuzzi, ToddTodd Bertuzzi 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 7002111000000000000111 kg (245 lb) 2 February 1975 Sudbury, ON Vancouver Canucks (NHL)
9 F Doan, ShaneShane Doan 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700198000000000000098 kg (216 lb) 10 October 1976 Halkirk, AB Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
33 F Draper, KrisKris Draper 187 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb) 24 May 1971 Toronto, ON Detroit Red Wings (NHL)
21 F Gagne, SimonSimon GagnéA 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700184000000000000084 kg (185 lb) 29 February 1980 Sainte-Foy, QC Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
15 F Heatley, DanyDany Heatley 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 700198000000000000098 kg (216 lb) 21 January 1981 Freiburg, West Germany Ottawa Senators (NHL)
12 F Iginla, JaromeJarome IginlaA 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700195000000000000095 kg (209 lb) 1 July 1977 Edmonton, AB Calgary Flames (NHL)
40 F Lecavalier, VincentVincent Lecavalier 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) 700193000000000000093 kg (205 lb) 21 April 1980 L'Île-Bizard, QC Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
61 F Nash, RickRick Nash 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) 700193000000000000093 kg (205 lb) 16 June 1984 Brampton, ON Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)
39 F Richards, BradBrad Richards 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (200 lb) 2 May 1980 Murray Harbour, PE Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
91 F Sakic, JoeJoe SakicC 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) 7 July 1969 Burnaby, BC Colorado Avalanche (NHL)
94 F Smyth, RyanRyan Smyth 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb) 21 February 1976 Banff, AB Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
26 F St. Louis, MartinMartin St. Louis 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700184000000000000084 kg (185 lb) 18 June 1975 Laval, QC Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
97 F Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) 7002102000000000000102 kg (225 lb) 2 July 1979 London, ON San Jose Sharks (NHL)

[2][3]

Defencement Scott Niedermayer and Ed Jovanovski were originally selected, but due to injuries were replaced by Jay Bouwmeester and Bryan McCabe, respectively.[4][2] Dan Boyle took McCabe's previous spot as a reserve.[2] Defenceman Dan Boyle and forwards Jason Spezza and Eric Staal were selected as "reserves" in case of injury before the tournament began.[2]

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References[edit]

Preceded by
2001–02 Canada men's national ice hockey team
Canada men's Olympic ice hockey team
2006
Succeeded by
2009–10 Canada men's national ice hockey team