2011 Spengler Cup

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2011 Spengler Cup
Davos, Switzerland
Spengler cup logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host country   Switzerland
Dates 26 – 31 December 2011
Teams 6
Venue(s) Vaillant Arena, Davos
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Switzerland HC Davos (15th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Latvia Dinamo Riga
Tournament statistics
Matches played 11
Goals scored 67 (6.09 per match)
Attendance 69,401 (6,309 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Latvia Roberts Bukarts (6 pts)

The 2011 Spengler Cup was held in Davos, Switzerland between 26 and 31 December 2011. All matches were played at host HC Davos's home Vaillant Arena. The number of teams was expanded in 2010 from 5 to 6 in comparison to previous seasons, and split into two groups of three. The two groups, named Torriani and Cattini, were named after legendary Swiss hockey players Bibi Torriani and Hans Cattini. HC Davos won the event for a record 15th time.

Teams participating[edit]

The list of teams that have been confirmed for the tournament are as listed:[1]

The division of the teams into the two groups and the subsequent schedule were determined on 2 September 2011.[2]

Match Officials[edit]

Here is the list of match officials that have been confirmed for the tournament:[3]

Referees Linesmen
Switzerland Danny Kurmann Switzerland Roger Arm
Canada Jean Hébert Switzerland Roman Kaderli
Germany Georg Jablukov Switzerland Andreas Kohler
Switzerland Didier Massy Switzerland Peter Küng
Switzerland Daniel Stricker Switzerland Joris Müller

Group stage[edit]

Key[edit]

  • W (regulation win) – 3 pts.
  • OTW (overtime/shootout win) – 2 pts.
  • OTL (overtime/shootout loss) – 1 pt.
  • L (regulation loss) – 0 pts.
     Clinched group
     Clinched quarterfinal berth

Group Torriani[edit]

Team Pld W OTW OTW L GF GA Pts
Latvia Dinamo Riga 2 2 0 0 0 12 3 6
Switzerland Kloten Flyers 2 1 0 0 1 8 9 3
Germany EHC Wolfsburg 2 0 0 0 2 1 9 0

All times are local (UTC+1).

26 December 2011
15:00
Kloten Flyers Switzerland 2 – 9
(0–0, 1–3, 1–6)
Latvia Dinamo Riga Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
27 December 2011
15:00
EHC Wolfsburg Germany 0 – 6
(0–1, 0–2, 0–3)
Switzerland Kloten Flyers Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,010
28 December 2011
15:00
Dinamo Riga Latvia 3 – 1
(2–0, 0–0, 1–1)
Germany EHC Wolfsburg Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,147

Group Cattini[edit]

Team Pld W OTW OTW L GF GA Pts
Switzerland HC Davos 2 2 0 0 0 10 2 6
Canada Team Canada 2 1 0 0 1 8 9 3
Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 2 0 0 0 2 2 9 0

All times are local (UTC+1).

26 December 2011
20:15
Team Canada Canada 7 – 1
(5–0, 1–0, 1–1)
Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
27 December 2011
20:15
HC Davos Switzerland 2 – 1
(0–0, 2–1, 0–0)
Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
28 December 2011
20:15
Team Canada Canada 1 – 8
(0–1, 1–1, 0–6)
Switzerland HC Davos Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500

Knockout stage[edit]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        B1  Switzerland HC Davos 4  
  A2  Switzerland Kloten Flyers 1     QF1  Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 2    
  B3  Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 5         SF1  Switzerland HC Davos 3
      SF2  Latvia Dinamo Riga 2
        A1  Latvia Dinamo Riga 4    
  B2  Canada Team Canada 2     QF2  Germany EHC Wolfsburg 1  
  A3  Germany EHC Wolfsburg 3**  

Key: * – final in overtime. ** – final in shootout.

Quarterfinals[edit]

All times are local (UTC+1).

29 December 2011
15:00
Kloten Flyers Switzerland 1 – 5
(0–1, 0–2, 1-2)
Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 5,677
29 December 2011
20:15
Team Canada Canada 2 – 3 (SO)
(1-1, 1-0, 0-1, 0-0, 0-1)
Germany EHC Wolfsburg Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,067

Semifinals[edit]

All times are local (UTC+1).

30 December 2011
15:00
HC Davos Switzerland 4 – 2
(1-1, 2-1, 1-0)
Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
30 December 2011
20:15
Dinamo Riga Latvia 4 – 1
(1-1, 2-0, 1-0)
Germany EHC Wolfsburg Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500

Final[edit]

All times are local (UTC+1).

31 December 2011
12:00
HC Davos Switzerland 3 – 2
(2-0, 1-1, 0-1)
Latvia Dinamo Riga Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500

Champions[edit]

2011 Spengler Cup Winners
Switzerland
HC Davos
Fifteenth Title

All-Star Team[edit]

Position Player Nationality Team
Goaltender Roman Malek  Czech Republic Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel
Right Defender Beat Forster   Switzerland Switzerland HC Davos
Left Defender Sandis Ozolins  Latvia Latvia Dinamo Riga
Right Wing Petr Sykora  Czech Republic Switzerland HC Davos
Center Kai Hospelt  Germany Germany EHC Wolfsburg
Left Wing Robbie Earl  USA Switzerland HC Davos

Statistics[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Player Team GP G A Pts
Latvia Roberts Bukarts Dinamo Riga 3 2 4 6
Czech Republic Petr Sykora HC Davos 3 5 0 5
Czech Republic Petr Taticek HC Davos 3 3 2 5
United States Robbie Earl HC Davos 3 1 4 5
Czech Republic Pavel Brendl HC Davos 3 3 1 4
Latvia Martins Karsums Dinamo Riga 3 3 1 4

GP = Games Played G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points

Source: Spenglercup.ch
18:57, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

Television[edit]

Several television channels around the world will cover many or all matches of the Spengler Cup. As well as most Swiss channels, here is a listing of who else will cover the tournament:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zwei Premieren beim Spengler Cup 2011". Spenglercup.ch. 24 December 2011. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Der Spielplan ist bekannt". Spenglercup.ch. 24 December 2011. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Kurmann: ''I Almost Dropped the Receiver''". Spenglercup.ch. 24 December 2011. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 

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