HELSINKI, FINLAND – Canada’s National Junior team, who is playing Team USA in the gold medal game of the 2004 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship on Monday, January 5th at 12noon ET/ 9am PT on TSN/RDS, will be returning home to Canada from Finland on Tuesday, January 6, 2004.
Due to the time change between Canada and Finland and to best facilitate media requests on-site in Finland after the game on Jan. 5th, we are ] including the airport arrival itinerary for Team Canada’s players and staff, and where and when they will be available for interviews upon arriving in Canada.
Please note: All flights listed are subject to change time/date, and subject to flight delays and last minute changes.
Air Canada, an associate sponsor of Hockey Canada, will be transporting Canada’s National Junior Team (22 players and staff) back to Canada on Tuesday, January 6, 2004. Details of the National Junior team flight are as follows:
Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Arriving at TERMINAL ONE
PEARSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TORONTO, ONTARIO
Air Canada flight number: 847
Scheduled to arrive at 14:55 (Eastern Time) from Munich
‘In-formal media availability’ with Team Canada’s players and coaches will be available after the team members have cleared customs and claimed baggage. There will be no ‘formal’ press conference at the airport. Access to airport arrivals area may be subject to Toronto airport security measures.
After arriving in Toronto on Jan.6 at 14:55 ET, most of the players and staff (except those staying in Toronto) will be connecting to various flights that will take them back to their final destinations. Therefore, player availability in Toronto may be limited or due to catching connecting flights, some players/coaches may not be available for media at all due to connecting flight times.
CONNECTING FLIGHT INFORMATION FOR CANADA’S NATIONAL JUNIOR TEAM
ALL FLIGHTS WILL DEPART AND/OR ARRIVE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2004
All flights listed are subject to change time/date, and subject to flight delays and last minute changes
Note: There will be no ‘formal’ press conferences at any of the arrival airports, but players and staff will be available to media.
NAME ARRIVING AT: Flight # Arrival time (local) connecting info (if applicable)
Anthony Stewart Toronto AC 847 14:55 staying in Toronto
Tim Brent Toronto AC 847 14:55 staying in Toronto
Dan Paille Toronto AC 847 14:55 staying in Toronto
Mike Richards Toronto AC 847 14:55 staying in Toronto
Kevin Klein Toronto AC 847 14:55 staying in Toronto
Brent Burns Toronto AC 847 14:55 staying in Toronto
All of the players/staff below will be arriving in Toronto at 14:55, flight AC 847, and then connecting as follows:
Nigel Dawes Winnipeg WJ 723 17:50
Derek Meech Calgary AC 127 19:18
Dion Phaneuf Calgary AC 127 19:18
Denis Hainault Calgary AC 127 19:18
Andre Brin Calgary AC 1103 20:53
Jeff Tambellini Detroit AC 7997 18:27
Jeff Carter London, ON AC 7721 17:41
Marc-Andre Fleury Montreal AC 142 18:15
Maxime Talbot Montreal AC 142 18:15
Blair Mackasey Montreal AC 478 17:40
Mario Durocher Montreal AC 436 18:45
Brent Seabrook Vancouver AC 115 19:35
Braydon Coburn Chicago UA 1023 18:38 to: Portland, OR, UA # 543, arr: 22:19
Jeff Truitt Seattle UA 8445 20:14 to: Spokane, WA, UA #6687, arr: 22:34
Josh Georges Seattle UA 8445 20:14 to: Spokane, WA, UA #6687, arr: 22:34
Shawn Belle Seattle UA 8445 20:14 to: Pasco, WA, UA #6675, arr: 22:19
Dean Chynoweth Seattle UA 8445 20:14
Jim Hulton Windsor, ON AC 7759 19:14
Josh Harding Regina AC 1127 22:16
Ryan Getzlaf Regina AC 1127 22:16
Jeremy Colliton Saskatoon AC 1127 23:30
Sidney Crosby Halifax AC 626 19:58
Stephen Dixon Halifax AC 626 19:58
Dr. Michel Parayre Quebec AC 518 18:22 to: Nouyn Noranda, AC #8952 arr: 20:32