Ice hockey player Tim Stützle
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Ice Hockey World Cup – The squad of the German national ice hockey team for the World Cup in Finland is taking shape. National coach Söderholm relies on several NHL stars:

the German national ice hockey team is currently preparing for the Ice Hockey World Championship 2022 in front. Before the team of national coach Toni Soderholm flies to Finland for the tournament, the fourth and final preparatory phase takes place in Schwenningen. reported about it MANNHEIM24.

contest Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship
host Finland
Venues Tampere, Helsinki
Period May 13-29, 2022

Germany ahead of the 2022 Ice Hockey World Cup: NHL stars strengthen the DEB team

On Thursday (5 May) the DEB will announce which ten players will join the World Cup squad. Among them are the experienced national players Moritz Müller (Kölner Haie), Korbinian Holzer and Matthias Plachta (both Adler Mannheim) and Dominik Bittner (Grizzlies Wolfsburg). There are also reinforcements from the NHL!

So become goalkeeper Philipp Grubauer (Seattle Kraken), defender Moritz Seider (Detroit Red Wings) and forward Tim Stutzle (Ottawa Senators) travel to Schwenningen. With Marc Michaelis (Toronto Marlies) there is also a player from the American Hockey League (AHL). The “newcomers” are completed by Tim Wohlgemuth (Adler Mannheim) and Dustin Strahlmeier (Grizzlys Wolfsburg).

NHL professional Tim Stützle joins the DEB team. © Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa

Germany wants to play for a medal at the 2022 Ice Hockey World Championships

“We are happy that we are getting closer and closer to the start of the World Cup. We’re getting a good mix of players now, and they’re also helping us in terms of play. At the same time, I would like to thank the players from the first three phases for their passion and work“, says national coach Söderholm.

The DEB team wants to finish fourth in the Ice Hockey World Championship 2021 cause a sensation again and play for a medal at the World Championships in Finland. Most recently, the German ice hockey cracks at Olympics 2022 in Beijing showed a disappointing performance.

Ice Hockey World Championship 2022: These are the preliminary round opponents of Germany

In Group A, Germany meets Canada (May 13), Slovakia (May 14), France (May 16), Denmark (May 19), Italy (May 20), Kazakhstan (May 22) and Switzerland (May 24). Next Sunday (May 8th) the national team will play their last preparatory game against Austria. The game will kick off at 5 p.m. in Schwenningen. On Tuesday (May 10) the DEB team will travel to Helsinki. (nwo)

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