2009 Victoria Cup

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2009 Victoria Cup
2009VictoriaCup.jpg
1 2 3 Total
Chicago Blackhawks (NHL) 1 0 0 1
ZSC Lions (NLA) 1 1 0 2
Date September 29, 2009
Arena Hallenstadion
City Zurich, Switzerland
Attendance 9,744 (91.1% full)
← 2008

The 2009 Victoria Cup was the second edition of the Victoria Cup challenge, played on September 29, 2009 between the 2008–09 Champions Hockey League winner ZSC Lions and the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). The ZSC Lions won the game 2–1.

ZSC Lions[edit]

The ZSC Lions qualified to play for the 2009 Victoria Cup by winning the 2008–09 Champions Hockey League competition. The ZSC Lions from Switzerland won the competition by beating Russia's Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the finals. Metallurg Magnitogorsk played in the inaugural 2008 Victoria Cup game.

Chicago Blackhawks[edit]

The Chicago Blackhawks were named on May 10, 2009[1] to represent the NHL. The Blackhawks made it to the Western Conference Finals in 2008, eventually losing to the Detroit Red Wings. They would go on in the 2009 season to clinch the 2nd seed in the Western Conference and win the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1961. The Chicago Blackhawks were founded in 1926 and are one of the "Original Six" teams of the NHL. This will be the Blackhawks' first game against a European club in Europe. The Blackhawks have played in Europe before, having played two exhibition games in 1992 in London, England against the NHL Montreal Canadiens.[1] The Blackhawks played an exhibition game at Hallenstadion on September 28 against HC Davos, which they won 9 - 2.[2][3]

Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary[edit]

Period Team Goal Assist(s) Time Score
1st CHI Cam Barker (1) Patrick Sharp (1) 6:13 0–1 CHI
ZSC Patrik Bärtschi (1) Thibaut Monnet (1), André Signoretti (1) 12:25 1–1 ZSC
2nd ZSC Lukas Grauwiler (1) Cyrill Bühler (1) 34:44 2–1 ZSC
3rd No scoring

Penalty summary[edit]

Period Team Player Penalty Time PIM
1st ZSC Domenic Pittis Interference 2:53 2:00
ZSC Domenic Pittis Hooking 14:11 2:00
CHI Patrick Sharp Boarding 15:17 2:00
2nd ZSC Blaine Down Hooking 27:59 2:00
ZSC Mathias Seger Roughing 29:34 2:00
CHI Dustin Byfuglien Roughing 29:34 2:00
ZSC Jean-Guy Trudel Hooking 37:32 2:00
3rd ZSC Thibaut Monnet Slashing 48:28 2:00
CHI Dustin Byfuglien Hooking 49:43 2:00
CHI Jack Skille Equipment Infraction 53:16 2:00
ZSC Mark Bastl Hooking 54:04 2:00
CHI Dave Bolland Boarding 54:19 2:00
CHI Brent Seabrook Hooking 56:46 PS

Team rosters[edit]

^ Lukas Flueler dressed for the ZSC Lions as the back-up goalie and did not enter the game.
^ Antti Niemi dressed for the Chicago Blackhawks as the back-up goalie and did not enter the game.
Source
ZSC Lions, Chicago Blackhawks

Officials[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blackhawks will face ZSC Lions in Victoria Cup". NHL. May 10, 2009. Archived from the original on 13 May 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2009. 
  2. ^ "Davos gets a shot at Chicago". IIHF. Archived from the original on 2009-08-17. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  3. ^ "HC Davos - Chicago Blackhawks Report". IIHF. Retrieved 2009-09-30. 

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