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You won’t find pictures of Jessica Simpson here, but you will find Team Canada’s roster for the upcoming 2008 Spengler Cup hockey tournament (December 26-31) to be played in Davos, Switzerland. The Spengler Cup is an annual hockey tournament played in Davos, Switzerland which features Canucks playing in Europe (along with others imported from the AHL, ECHL, etc), a club team from Switzerland [HC Davos], Russia [Salavat Yulaev Ufa],Germany [Adler Mannheim], Czech Republic [HC Moeller Pardubice].

Canadian Roster

Coaches: Sean Simpson (head), Dougy Gilmour (assistant), Jim Koleff (assistant)


Wade Flaherty (Terrace, BC)
Curtis Joseph (Keswick, Ontario)


Andre Benoit (St.Albert, Ontario)
Mark Giordano (Toronto,Ontario)
Shawn Heins (Eganville, Ontario)
Curtis Murphy (Kerrobert, Saskatchewan)
Mike Siklenka (Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan)
Danny Syvret (Milgrove, Ontario)
Yannick Tremblay (Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec)


Ramzi Abid (Montreal, Quebec)
Serge Aubin (Val-d’Or, Quebec)
Hnat Domenichelli (Edmonton, Alberta)
Simon Gamache (Thetford Mines, Quebec)
Travis Green (Castlegar, British Columbia)
Kirby Law (McCreary, Manitoba)
Dale McTavish (Eganville, Ontario)
Marty Murray (Deloraine,Manitoba)
Domenic Pittis (Calgary, Alberta)
Yves Sarault (Valleyfield, Quebec)
Jeff Toms (Swift Current, Saskatchewan)
J.P Vigier (Notre Dame de Lourde, Manitoba)

Expert Analysis: This team is experienced in goal with Joseph and Flaherty, solid on the bluelines with the likes of Tremblay, Heins, Giordano and Syvret and packed with Euro and Spengler experience at the forward positions with Domenichelli, Pittis, Aubin and Murray.
Look for Canada to be in heavy contention for the Cup this year.

For Illegal Curve, I’m Ezra Ginsburg.