Frans Nielsen is not going to represent Denmark when the WORLD championship in ice hockey played in Slovakia from the 10. may.
The experienced NHL player has signed up, writes TV2 Sport who has spoken with the Detroit Red Wings-player.
I called coach Heinz Ehlers yesterday (Wednesday, red.), and he was very understanding.
- I will fill 35 years old in a few weeks and will have to think of myself and my family, " says Frans Nielsen.
He was for a few weeks the father of her second child and already has a son. Therefore, he has chosen to give priority to the family rather than the WORLD cup.
Thus misses he the opportunity to play his tenth WORLD cup tournament for Denmark in this game.
Frans Nielsen has played 111 international matches in the red-and-white jersey and played at last year's WORLD cup a big role for the Danish team.
Frans Nielsen has long been one of the biggest Danish ice hockey-profiles, but he's not going to the WORLD cup in this game. Photo: Jens Dresling.
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