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Montour to miss remainder of 2019 IIHF World Championship
Defenceman out with lower-body injury
May 14, 2019
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KOŠICE, Slovakia – Hockey Canada announced Tuesday that Team Canada defenceman Brandon Montour (Brantford, Ont./Buffalo, NHL) will miss the remainder of the 2019 IIHF World Championship with a lower-body injury sustained Monday against Slovakia.

“It’s disappointing to see a player like Brandon get hurt at his first world championship,” said Ron Francis, a member of the management group with Canada’s National Men’s Team. “He is a key player who brought so much to the team, and although he won’t be able to continue, we were impressed with his work ethic on and off the ice. We wish him all the best in his recovery.”

The 26-year-old was representing Canada for the first time, going without a point in three preliminary-round games. He will return to Buffalo for further evaluation.

Canada continues its quest for gold on Thursday, May 16 against France at 10:15 a.m. ET/7:15 a.m. PT. TSN and RDS, Hockey Canada’s official broadcast partners, are carrying 64 and 29 games, respectively; please check local listings for details.

For more information on Hockey Canada and Canada’s National Men’s Team, please visit HockeyCanada.ca or follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Twitter.com/HC_Men.

For more information:

Vacant
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
[email protected]

 

Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)
[email protected]

 

Katie Macleod
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427 / 403-612-2893 (mobile)
[email protected]

 

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