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2004 World Cup of Hockey

The 2004 World Cup of Hockey brings the best players in the game together for the first time since the 2002 Olympics. We'll guide you through the format, schedule, team rosters, and latest news.
  1. Complete Game Recaps (13)
  2. Team Rosters (8)

Complete Results and Game Recaps from the 2004 World Cup of Hockey
Here's how Canada won, the USA fell short, and Finland soared at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.

Canada Wins World Cup With a Perfect Record
Sept. 14/04 - Canada and Finland showed the skills, smarts and determination expected of world-class hockey teams, with the Canadians hanging on for a tense 3-2 victory and the 2004 World Cup title.

World Cup Semifinals: Canada Dodges A Bullet
Sept. 11/04 - It is often said that a sign of a good hockey team is its ability to squeeze a win from a game that should have been lost. So it was for Canada on this night.

World Cup Semifinals: Finland Buries Team USA
Sept. 10/04 - After an impressive win over Russia in the quarterfinals, Team USA appeared to be coming together at just the right time. That turned out to be an illusion.

Five Reasons Why Canada Won't Win the World Cup
...and five reason why Sweden will.

Tragedy For Czechs as the World Cup Approaches
August 16/04 - Ivan Hlinka, who was set to coach the Czech Republic at the 2004 World Cup, has been killed in a car crash.

Will There be Enough Players to Fill the Uniforms?
Aug. 15/04 - Chris Pronger joins Rob Blake, Steve Yzerman and Ed Belfour on the list of lame Canadians. But just about every World Cup roster is being filled out with reserves, as injured players send their regrets.

Insurance Troubles for the World Cup
Aug. 11/04 - It looks like the uncertain NHL free agent market will dim the star power of the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.

Team USA Roster
A veteran cast will represent the United States at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, with 13 players return from the team that won the 1996 World Cup. here's the complete Team USA roster, along with everything you need to get ready for the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.

Team Canada Roster
Mario Lemieux, Joe Sakic, Scott Niedermayer and Martin Brodeur are back. But they will likely need a program to recognize all the new faces among their team mates. Canada is turning to a new generation of players for the 2004 World Cup.

Projected Rosters For Canada and the USA
January, 2004 - It's never too early to speculate. Here's our look at who will carry the colors for Canada and the USA at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.

The Official World Cup Website
From NHL.com. Includes news releases and basic information, a look at each competing country and some history of the event.

World Cup History
Patrick Houda and Joe Pelletier are authors of "The World Cup of Hockey: A History of Hockey's Greatest Tournament," published by Warwick. They share some of their research at this companion website.

USA Hockey World Cup Site
Keep up to date on the latest roster news and more.

Hockey Canada World Cup Site
Includes a history of the event and its predecessor, the Canada Cup.

2004 World Cup Ticket Info
North American ticket sales began on November 21. If there are any tickets left, here's how to find them.

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