page contents
skip navigation
Home Players & Parents Coaches Officials Team USA Membership Safety About Help

U.S. National Selects Defeat Switzerland, 1-0, To Finish Second In 2002 Deutschland Cup

11/10/2002, 9:45am MST
By USA Hockey

HANNOVER, Germany -- The 2002 United States National Selects shut out Switzerland, 1-0, today in the final game of the 2002 Deutschland Cup, being held at the Preussag Arena from Nov. 8-10. The win gave the U.S. a 2-1-0 record in its inaugural appearance in the tournament and a second-place finish behind Canada, which recorded a 2-0 victory over Germany earlier in the day to go a perfect 3-0-0.

The only goal of the game came early in the third period, as both teams had a player in the penalty box. Chris Luongo (Detroit, Mich.) fired a shot from the point, and Ted Drury (Boston, Mass.) redirected the puck past Swiss goaltender Lars Weibel 2:06 into the period. Chris Tancill (Livonia, Mich.) recorded an assist on the goal.

The U.S. National Selects made the lead hold up despite being outshot in all three periods. Two penalties by Switzerland in the final eight minutes of play hurt its chances of scoring the equalizer.
Chris Rogles (St. Louis, Mo.) notched his second shutout of the 2002 Deutschland Cup, stopping 29 shots today and all 62 shots he faced in the tournament. Weibel finished with 20 saves in the loss. 


Switzerland 0 - 0 - 0 -- 0
United States 0 - 0 - 1 -- 1

First Period -- Penalties: Aldridge, USA (slashing), 6:35; Zeiter, SUI (hooking), 7:22; Fairchild, USA (high sticking), 11:42; Fairchild, USA (high sticking), 11:42; Seger, SUI (hooking), 13:38; Team Penalty, SUI (too many men), 17:21.
Second Period -- Penalties: Fairchild, USA (high sticking), 1:46; Hirschi, SUI (interference), 5:39; Hauer, USA (five-minute hooking), 19:53; Hauer, USA (game misconduct), 19:53.
Third Period -- Scoring: 1, USA, Drury (Tancill), 2:06. Penalties: Guignard, SUI (interference), 1:22; Guignard, SUI (cross-checking), 12:54; Team Penalty, SUI (too many men), 17:14.
Shots: SUI 9-11-9 -- 29. USA 6-8-7 -- 21.
Goaltenders: USA, Rogles (29 shots, 29 saves). SUI, Weibel (21 shots, 20 saves).
Referee: Thomas Schurr. Linesmen: Ulrich Hatz, Stefan Velkoski.
Attendance: 7,186.

Related News

Most Popular Articles

Two Players Added to U.S. Junior Select Team Roster

11/25/2015, 10:30am MST

FASTHockey to Stream All Tournament Games; Championship Game on TSN

NHL Network will exclusively televise up to 25 games total in event

Proud to be Young Americans

11/24/2015, 10:45am MST
By Mike Scandura - Special to

Chicago girls association preaches education, community and hockey

Tag(s): Deutschland Cup