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Ladd, Kane named to Canada Men's National Team

Thursday, 12.04.2012 / 12:10 PM / News Articles
Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets are proud to announce that Andrew Ladd and Evander Kane have been named to the Canadian Men’s National Team that will compete in the 2012 IIHF Men’s World Championship. The tournament will run from May 4-20 in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.

Andrew Ladd
Left Wing - WPG
Goals: 28 | Assists: 22 | Pts: 50
Shots: 265 | +/-: -8
Andrew Ladd, 26, played in all 82 games with the Jets this season and recorded 50 points (28G, 22A) along with 64 penalty minutes. He has played in 484 career NHL games between Carolina, Chicago, Atlanta and Winnipeg for 258 career points (120G, 138A) and 283 penalty minutes. He won the Stanley Cup with Carolina in 2006 and Chicago in 2010.

"I’m fortunate enough to get the opportunity to represent Canada," said Andrew Ladd. "I did it last year and came up short, so it’s nice to be able to go back and try to get a gold medal.

This will be the third time Ladd has represented his country as he played for Canada in the IIHF World Junior Championships in 2005 - earning the gold medal - as well as the IIHF World Championships in 2011.



"I had a great experience with it last year; it’s a great tournament," continued Ladd. "Hockey Canada treats you very well and its fun to be a part of. I think after the season is done and you’re over the disappointment, it’s exciting to have that challenge and to be able to play some hockey."

Evander Kane
Left Wing - WPG
Goals: 30 | Assists: 27 | Pts: 57
Shots: 287 | +/-: +11
Kane, 20, had a record breaking season earning career-highs in goals (30), assists (27) and points (57) after playing 74 games with the Jets. The Vancouver, BC native has played in 213 career NHL games between Atlanta and Winnipeg for 126 career points (63G, 63A) and 183 penalty minutes.

Kane has represented Canada the last four years playing on the 2008 U-18 Junior World Cup, the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championships and the 2010 & 2011 IIHF World Championships. Kane won the gold medal for Canada in 2008 and 2009.

"It’s a great opportunity to represent Canada again," remarked Kane. "It will be my third World Championship. I’m really excited about it."

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01