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2012 Spengler Cup
Davos, Switzerland
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Dates 26 – 31 December 2012
Teams 6
Venue(s) Vaillant Arena, Davos (in host cities)
Champions Flag of Canada Team Canada (12 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 11
Goals scored 77  (7 per game)
Attendance 71,544  (6,504 per game)

The 2012 Spengler Cup was held in Davos, Switzerland, between 26 and 31 December 2012. All matches were played at HC Davos's home known as Vaillant Arena. Six competing teams were split into two groups of three. The two groups, named Torriani and Cattini, were named after legendary Swiss hockey players Richard "Bibi" Torriani and the Cattini brothers, Hans and Ferdinand.

Teams participatingEdit

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

The division of the six teams into two groups of three and the subsequent schedule were determined on 24 August 2012.[2]

Due to the ongoing 2012–13 NHL lockout, some of the teams' rosters were bolstered by the presence of locked-out NHL players, with many of them joining Team Canada.[3]

Match OfficialsEdit

Here is the list of match officials that have been confirmed for the tournament:[4]

Referees Linesmen
Flag of Canada Graham Skilliter Flag of Switzerland Roger Arm
Flag of Germany Daniel Piechaczek Flag of Switzerland Nicolas Fluri
Flag of the Czech Republic Antonín Jeřábek Flag of Switzerland Andreas Kohler
Flag of Switzerland Brent Reiber Flag of Switzerland Joris Müller
Flag of Switzerland Stéphane Rochette Flag of Switzerland Michaël Tscherrig

PublicationsEdit

For the first time, the Spengler Cup has made all of their available publications, including all matchday programmes and the event media guide, available for download on their website. The publications are available only in German.[5]

Group stageEdit

KeyEdit

  • 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 TorrianiEdit

Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 21010664
Flag of Switzerland HC Fribourg-Gottéron 21001633
Flag of Russia Salavat Yulaev Ufa 20101692

All times are local (UTC+1).

26 December 2012
15:00
HC Fribourg-Gottéron Flag of Switzerland 5–1
(0 – 1, 2 – 0, 3 – 0)
Flag of Russia Salavat Yulaev Ufa Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504
27 December 2012
15:00
HC Vítkovice Steel Flag of the Czech Republic 4 – 5 OT
(2 – 1, 2 – 2, 0 – 1, 0 – 1)
Flag of Russia Salavat Yulaev Ufa Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504
28 December 2012
15:00
HC Fribourg-Gottéron Flag of Switzerland 1–2
(0 – 1, 0 – 1, 1 – 0)
Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504

Group CattiniEdit

Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
Flag of Canada Team Canada 21010624
Flag of Switzerland HC Davos 21001673
Flag of Germany Adler Mannheim 20101472

All times are local (UTC+1).

26 December 2012
20:15
Team Canada Flag of Canada 1 – 2 OT
(0 – 1, 0 – 0, 1 – 0, 0 – 1)
Flag of Germany Adler Mannheim Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504
27 December 2012
20:15
HC Davos Flag of Switzerland 0–5
(0 – 2, 0 – 2, 0 – 1)
Flag of Canada Team Canada Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504
28 December 2012
20:15
Adler Mannheim Flag of Germany 2–6
(1 – 0, 1 – 3, 0 – 3)
Flag of Switzerland HC Davos Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6020

Knockout stageEdit

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        B1 Flag of Canada Team Canada 5  
  A2 Flag of Switzerland HC Fribourg-Gottéron 5     QF1 Flag of Switzerland HC Fribourg-Gottéron 1    
  B3 Flag of Germany Adler Mannheim 2         SF1 Flag of Canada Team Canada 7
      SF2 Flag of Switzerland HC Davos 2
        A1 Flag of the Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel 4    
  B2 Flag of Switzerland HC Davos 7     QF2 Flag of Switzerland HC Davos 5  
  A3 Flag of Russia Salavat Yulaev Ufa 5  

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

QuarterfinalsEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

29 December 2012
15:00
HC Fribourg-Gottéron Flag of Switzerland 5–2
(1 – 0, 2 – 1, 2 – 1)
Flag of Germany Adler Mannheim Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504
29 December 2012
20:15
HC Davos Flag of Switzerland 7–5
(5 – 1, 2 – 2, 0 – 2)
Flag of Russia Salavat Yulaev Ufa Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504

SemifinalsEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

30 December 2012
15:00
Team Canada Flag of Canada 5–1
(1 – 0, 2 – 1, 2 – 0)
Flag of Switzerland HC Fribourg-Gottéron Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504
30 December 2012
20:15
HC Vítkovice Steel Flag of the Czech Republic 4–5
(0 – 1, 2 – 2, 2 – 2)
Flag of Switzerland HC Davos Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504

FinalEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

31 December 2012
12:00
Team Canada Flag of Canada 7–2
(3 – 1, 2 – 0, 2 – 1)
Flag of Switzerland HC Davos Vaillant Arena
Attendance: 6,504

ChampionsEdit

2012 Spengler Cup Winners
Flag of Canada
Team Canada
Twelfth Title

All-Star TeamEdit

Position Player Nationality Team
Goaltender Dennis Endras German Adler Mannheim
Right Defender Santeri Alatalo Finnish HC Davos
Left Defender Dennis Seidenberg German Adler Mannheim
Right Wing Patrick Kane American HC Davos
Center Matt Duchene Canadian Team Canada
Left Wing Julien Sprunger Swiss HC Fribourg-Gotteron

StatisticsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Player Team GP G A Pts
Julien Sprunger HC Fribourg-Gottéron 4 3 2 5
Patrice Bergeron Team Canada 4 1 4 5
Andrei Bykov HC Fribourg-Gottéron 4 1 4 5
Patrick Kane HC Davos 5 4 1 5
Joe Thornton HC Davos 5 2 3 5
GP = Games Played G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points

TelevisionEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. KHL Meister am Spengler Cup 2012. Spenglercup.ch (2012-07-03). Retrieved on 2012-08-08.
  2. Fribourg Gotteron gegen den KHL-Meister. Spenglercup.ch (2012-08-24). Retrieved on 2012-08-26.
  3. TAVARES, SPEZZA TO PLAY FOR CANADA AT SPENGLER CUP Template:Webarchive. TSN.ca. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  4. Erneut Mit NHL-Ref. Spenglercup.ch (2012-12-05). Retrieved on 2012-12-06.
  5. http://www.spenglercup.ch/eismedien

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