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Grebeshkov gets Gold for Russia

Roloson, Horcoff settled for Silver; Omark's Swedish squad gets Bronze

Sunday, 10.05.2009 / 4:58 PM / News
By Marc Ciampa  - edmontonoilers.com
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Grebeshkov gets Gold for Russia
Six Oilers players and one Oilers prospect suited up for their respective countries at the IIHF World Championships in Switzerland from April 24 to May 10.

Sunday was the final day at the tournament and four Oilers came away with some hardware. Denis Grebeshkov skated away with the Gold Medal as Russia defeated Canada 2-1. As a result of that game, Shawn Horcoff and Dwayne Roloson had to settle for Silver.

Prospect Linus Omark won Bronze as Sweden defeated USA and Patrick O'Sullivan 4-2. 


OILERS PLAYER STATS AT THE WORLDS:

Name             Country GP G  A PTS PIM  +/-  SOG  ATOI
LINUS OMARK         SWEDEN   8  2  8  10   14   +5    17  14:22
PATRICK O'SULLIVAN    USA    9  4  3  7    6    -1    27  17:50
ALES HEMSKY                           CZECH         7  2  4  6    4    +2    21  14:18
ALES KOTALIK                           CZECH         7  2  1  3    4     0    19  12:22
SHAWN HORCOFF       CANADA   9  1  1  2    6     0    16  16:28
D. GREBESHKOV       RUSSIA   9  0  2  2    2    +4     2  13:58

Name             Country GP W  L   GAA  SPCT. SO
DWAYNE ROLOSON      CANADA   5  3  2   2.17  .930    0

SCHEDULE/RESULTS:

(all times Mountain Daylight - MDT)

May 6:


Russia 4 vs. Belarus 3
USA 3 vs. Finland 2 

May 7:

Canada 4 vs. Latvia 2
Sweden 3 vs. Czech Republic 1

May 8:

Russia 3 vs. USA 2
Canada 3 vs. Sweden 1

May 10:

BRONZE MEDAL GAME:

Sweden
4 vs. USA 2

GOLD MEDAL GAME:

Russia 2 vs. Canada 1

ROUND ROBIN RESULTS

April 24:


Russia 5 vs. Germany 0 (Grebeshkov: +2) Highlights
Canada 6 vs. Belarus 1 (Roloson: 23 saves, 1 GA) Highlights

April 25:

USA 4 vs. Latvia 2 (O'Sullivan: 1 goal) - Highlights
Sweden 7 vs. Austria 1 (Omark: 5 assists, +5) - Highlights
Czech Republic 5 vs. Denmark 0 - (Hemsky: 1 goal, 1 assist) - Highlights

April 26:

Russia 7 vs. France 2 -  Highlights
Canada 9 vs. Hungary 0 -  (Horcoff: 1 assist) - Highlights

April 27:

USA 6 vs. Austria 1 (O'Sullivan: 1 goal) - Highlights
Czech Republic 5 vs. Norway 2 (Hemsky: 1 assist; Kotalik: 1 assist) - Highlights
Latvia 3 vs. Sweden 2 (Omark: 1 goal)

April 28:

Canada 7 vs. Slovakia 3 (Roloson: 34 saves, 3 GA) - Highlights
Russia 4 vs. Switzerland 2 (Grebeshkov: 1 assist) - Highlights

April 29:

USA 5
vs. Sweden 6 (O'Sullivan: 1 goal, 1 assist; Omark: -1) -  Highlights
Czech Republic 3  vs. Finland 4 (Kotalik: 1 goal) -

======END OF PRELIMINARY ROUND======

April 30:

Russia 6
vs. Sweden 5 (Grebeshkov: 1 assist; Omark: 1 assist) - Highlights
Canada 5 vs. Czech Republic 1 (Hemsky: 1 goal; Kotalik: 2 shots; Horcoff: 2 shots) - Highlights

May 1:


United States
6 vs. France 2 (O'Sullivan: 1 goal) - Highlights

May 2:


Czech Republic
8 vs. Slovakia 0 (Kotalik: 1 goal) - Highlights
Russia 4 vs. United States 1 - Highlights

May 3:

Sweden 4 vs. Switzerland 1 (Omark: 1 goal, 1 assist) - Highlights
Canada 5 vs. Norway 1 -
Russia 6 vs. Latvia 1 (Grebeshkov: +1) - Highlights
Czech Republic 3 vs. Belarus 0 (Hemsky: 2 assists) - Highlights

May 4:

Sweden 6 vs. France 3 (Omark: 1 assist)
United States 3 vs. Switzerland 4 (O'Sullivan: 1 assist)
Canada 3 vs. Finland 4 (Roloson: 50 saves)

======END OF QUALIFICATION ROUND======

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