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World Championship Notebook

Tuesday, 05.13.2008 / 1:06 AM / News
By Lyndsey Brown  - Web Contributor

Adam Burish, Patrick Kane and James Wisniewski are playing for Team USA at the IIHF World Championship in Halifax. Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp and Jonathan Toews are playing for Canada. chicagoblackhawks.com tracks their tournament progress.

Adam Burish
Position:
RW
Team:
USA

Burish notched his first point of the tournament when he scored an assist against Slovenia in USA's 5-1 win on May 4. Burish was handed a game misconduct after he was assesed a five minute major in a 3-2 shootout loss to Finland May 11. He would add an assist against Norway in an 8-1 win on Monday, May 12.

 

Patrick Kane
Position:
RW
Team:
USA

Kane had a four-game point streak snapped when he was held scoreless during the 3-2 shootout loss to Finland on May 11. But he came back in a 9-1 win over Norway with a goal and two assists on Monday, May 12. He has 10 points in six games and is USA's leading scorer.

 

Duncan Keith
Position:
Defense
Team:
Canada

Keith had an assist in Canada's 5-1 win over Slovakia May 2 for his only point of the tournament. Going into Wednesday's quaterfinal game, Keith is a +9, second-best on Canada.

 

Patrick Sharp
Position:
C/LW
Team:
Canada

Sharp chipped in a goal in Canada's 7-0 win over Latvia May 3; another goal came during a 10-1 rout of Germany May 10. His third goal, shorthanded, was during a 6-3 win over Finland on Monday, May 12.

 

Jonathan Toews
Position:
Center
Team:
Canada

Toews scored his only goal of the tournament May 6 when Canada beat Team USA 5-4; he had an assist in Canada's 6-3 win over Finland May 12.

 

James Wisniewski
Position:
Defense
Team:
USA

Wisniewski scored his first and only goal of the tournament in a 6-4 win over Germany May 8. He had an assist in both a 5-1 win over Slovakia May 4 and an a 9-1 win over Norway May 12.