2011 Spengler Cup
Davos, Switzerland
Spengler cup logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Dates 26 – 31 December 2011
Teams 6
Venue(s) Vaillant Arena, Davos (in host cities)
Champions Flag of Switzerland HC Davos (15 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 11
Goals scored 67  (6.09 per game)
Attendance 69,401  (6,309 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Latvia Roberts Bukarts (6 pts)

The 2011 Spengler Cup was held in Davos, Switzerland between 26 and 31 December 2011. All matches were played at host HC Davos's home Vaillant Arena. The number of teams was expanded in 2010 from 5 to 6 in comparison to previous seasons, and split into two groups of three. The two groups, named Torriani and Cattini, were named after legendary Swiss hockey players Bibi Torriani and Hans Cattini. HC Davos won the event for a record 15th time.

Teams participating[edit | edit source]

The list of teams that have been confirmed for the tournament are as listed:[1]

The division of the teams into the two groups and the subsequent schedule were determined on 2 September 2011.[2]

Match Officials[edit | edit source]

Here is the list of match officials that have been confirmed for the tournament:[3]

Referees Linesmen
Flag of Switzerland Danny Kurmann Flag of Switzerland Roger Arm
Flag of Canada Jean Hébert Flag of Switzerland Roman Kaderli
Flag of Germany Georg Jablukov Flag of Switzerland Andreas Kohler
Flag of Switzerland Didier Massy Flag of Switzerland Peter Küng
Flag of Switzerland Daniel Stricker Flag of Switzerland Joris Müller

Group stage[edit | edit source]

Key[edit | edit source]

  • W (regulation win) – 3 pts.
  • OTW (overtime/shootout win) – 2 pts.
  • OTL (overtime/shootout loss) – 1 pt.
  • L (regulation loss) – 0 pts.
     Clinched group
     Clinched quarterfinal berth

Group Torriani[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W OTW OTW L GF GA Pts
Flag of Latvia Dinamo Riga 2 2 0 0 0 12 3 6
Flag of Switzerland Kloten Flyers 2 1 0 0 1 8 9 3
Flag of Germany EHC Wolfsburg 2 0 0 0 2 1 9 0

All times are local (UTC+1).

December 26, 2011
15:00
Kloten Flyers Flag of Switzerland 2 – 9
(0–0, 1–3, 1–6)
Flag of Latvia Dinamo Riga Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
December 27, 2011
15:00
EHC Wolfsburg Flag of Germany 0 – 6
(0–1, 0–2, 0–3)
Flag of Switzerland Kloten Flyers Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,010
December 28, 2011
15:00
Dinamo Riga Flag of Latvia 3 – 1
(2–0, 0–0, 1–1)
Flag of Germany EHC Wolfsburg Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,147

Group Cattini[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W OTW OTW L GF GA Pts
Flag of Switzerland HC Davos 2 2 0 0 0 10 2 6
Flag of Canada Team Canada 2 1 0 0 1 8 9 3
Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 2 0 0 0 2 2 9 0

All times are local (UTC+1).

December 26, 2011
20:15
Team Canada Flag of Canada 7 – 1
(5–0, 1–0, 1–1)
Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
December 27, 2011
20:15
HC Davos Flag of Switzerland 2 – 1
(0–0, 2–1, 0–0)
Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
December 28, 2011
20:15
Team Canada Flag of Canada 1 – 8
(0–1, 1–1, 0–6)
Flag of Switzerland HC Davos Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500

Knockout stage[edit | edit source]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        B1 Flag of Switzerland HC Davos 4  
  A2 Flag of Switzerland Kloten Flyers 1     QF1 Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 2    
  B3 Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 5         SF1 Flag of Switzerland HC Davos 3
      SF2 Flag of Latvia Dinamo Riga 2
        A1 Flag of Latvia Dinamo Riga 4    
  B2 Flag of Canada Team Canada 2     QF2 Flag of Germany EHC Wolfsburg 1  
  A3 Flag of Germany EHC Wolfsburg 3**  

Key: * – final in overtime. ** – final in shootout.

Quarterfinals[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

December 29, 2011
15:00
Kloten Flyers Flag of Switzerland 1 – 5
(0–1, 0–2, 1-2)
Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 5,677
December 29, 2011
20:15
Team Canada Flag of Canada 2 – 3 (SO)
(1-1, 1-0, 0-1, 0-0, 0-1)
Flag of Germany EHC Wolfsburg Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,067

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

December 30, 2011
15:00
HC Davos Flag of Switzerland 4 – 2
(1-1, 2-1, 1-0)
Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500
December 30, 2011
20:15
Dinamo Riga Flag of Latvia 4 – 1
(1-1, 2-0, 1-0)
Flag of Germany EHC Wolfsburg Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500

Final[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

December 31, 2011
12:00
HC Davos Flag of Switzerland 3 – 2
(2-0, 1-1, 0-1)
Flag of Latvia Dinamo Riga Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,500

Champions[edit | edit source]

2011 Spengler Cup Winners
Flag of Switzerland
HC Davos
Fifteenth Title

All-Star Team[edit | edit source]

[4]

Position Player Nationality Team
Goaltender Roman Malek Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel
Right Defender Beat Forster Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Flag of Switzerland HC Davos
Left Defender Sandis Ozolins Flag of Latvia Latvia Flag of Latvia Dinamo Riga
Right Wing Petr Sykora Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Flag of Switzerland HC Davos
Center Kai Hospelt Flag of Germany Germany Flag of Germany EHC Wolfsburg
Left Wing Robbie Earl Flag of the United States USA Flag of Switzerland HC Davos

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Player Team GP G A Pts
Flag of Latvia Roberts Bukarts Dinamo Riga 3 2 4 6
Flag of the Czech Republic Petr Sykora HC Davos 3 5 0 5
Flag of the Czech Republic Petr Taticek HC Davos 3 3 2 5
Flag of the United States Robbie Earl HC Davos 3 1 4 5
Flag of the Czech Republic Pavel Brendl HC Davos 3 3 1 4
Flag of Latvia Martins Karsums Dinamo Riga 3 3 1 4

GP = Games Played G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points

Source: Spenglercup.ch
18:57, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

Television[edit | edit source]

Several television channels around the world covered many or all matches of the Spengler Cup. As well as most Swiss channels, here is a listing of who else covered the tournament:

  • Schweizer Fernsehen (Switzerland, host broadcaster)
  • The Sports Network (Canada)
  • Latvijas Televīzija (LTV7) (Latvia)
  • Eurosport 2, British Eurosport, Eurosport Asia and Pacific, and Eurosport HD
  • Nova Sport (Czech Republic, Slovakia)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Zwei Premieren beim Spengler Cup 2011. Spenglercup.ch (2011-12-24). Retrieved on 2011-12-30.
  2. Der Spielplan ist bekannt. Spenglercup.ch (2011-12-24). Retrieved on 2011-12-30.
  3. Kurmann: ''I Almost Dropped the Receiver''. Spenglercup.ch (2011-12-24). Retrieved on 2011-12-30.
  4. SKA St Petersburg Wins the Spengler Cup!. Sepngler Cup. Retrieved on 2 January 2011.

External links[edit | edit source]

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