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The 2004 World Cup of Hockey

The 2004 World Cup of Hockey is the second World Cup of Hockey (WCH), an international ice hockey competition. In 1996, the Canada Cup was the name of the international competition between the nations. The World Cup of Hockey was held this year from August 30 to September 14, 2004; Canada won the final against Finland. The tournament's main organizer and logistical manager was David Job of Canada.

The American national men's hockey team is the national ice hockey team for the United States. The team is controlled by USA Hockey. As of 2004 the American team was ranked 6th in the IIHF World Rankings. The US won the silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics, and won the 1996 World Cup of Hockey. Their only recent medal at the World Championships came in 2004 with a bronze. At the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, the Americans were unable to defend their 1996 title, losing to Finland in the semi-finals.

USA Team Roster
Forwards:  
Keith Tkachuk
Tony Amonte
Jason Blake
Steve Konowalchuk
Jeff halpern
Brian Rolston
Doug Weight
Mike Modano
Bryan Smolinski
Craig Conroy
Bill Guerin
Brett Hull
Scott Gomez
Chris Drury
Jamie Langenbrunner
Defense: Goalies:
Chris Chelios
Derian Hatcher
Ken Klee
Brian Leetch
Aaron Miller
Jordan Leopoid
Brian Rafalski
Mathieu Schneider
Ty Conklin
Rick DiPietro
Robert Esche

World Cut Stats - Sept 5
European
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
PTS
Finland
3
2
0
1
11
4
5
Sweden
3
2
0
1
13
9
5
Czech Rep
3
1
2
0
10
10
2
Germany
3
0
3
0
4
15
0
North American
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
PTS
Canada
3
3
0
0
10
3
6
Russia
3
2
1
0
9
6
4
United States
3
1
2
0
5
6
2
Slovakia
3
0
3
0
4
13
0