Two chances. Two opportunities to present themselves to the coach Patrick Fischer. With the games against Latvia on Friday in Herisau, Switzerland and on Saturday in Weinfelden the national team decides your preparation course to the world Cup. Well, a week later, the Latvians will again be the opponent, on 12. May in the second world Cup group game. Switzerland is riding in the first stage of the tournament within the space of four games in five days, the best (Italy, Latvia, Austria, Norway). "These games we should win, we must win," said goalkeeper Leonardo Genoni.
Initially, two test matches are against the Balts. After that, fishermen will communicate his provisional world Cup squad. Still 29 players in the squad. At least four of the trip will not be allowed to compete to Bratislava. The bill is affected by the NHL playoffs, where the world Cup are candidates Kukan (defense, Columbus), Andrighetto (attack, Colorado) and Niederreiter (attack, Carolina). Niederreiter is with Carolina before moving into the Conference Final. The Chur is likely to encounter, if at all, only late in the world Cup tournament for the Team.
22 field players and 3 Goalies must report to Switzerland for the world Cup. Fischer wants to travel with 14 attackers and 8 defensive players to Bratislava. Do you mean: 2 defenders and a striker will be deleted according to the areas in the Eastern part of Switzerland from the squad. Team Manager Raeto Raffainer says: "There are still open questions. Players will have the opportunity to show in Herisau, Switzerland and Weinfelden again."
Hollenstein must tremble
No question mark is there in the case of the gatekeepers: Genoni is the number 1, Berra 2, Mayer the 3. In the defense of Diaz, Fora, Genazzi, Josi, Spoon and weaver are set. The Quartet Glauser (Langnau), Frick (Lausanne), circle and Moser (both Biel) is only fighting a Duo of the title, with Fischer giving just the 18-year-old Moser has "very good chances".
In the attack Youngster Kuraschew has surprised the people in charge. The 19-year-old Center best ride of the season at the Junior team Québéc Remparts and has only completed three games at the professional level. With him the question of intensity. Must deliver in the Eastern part of Switzerland, especially of the multiple world championship and Olympic participants Hollenstein. In the Training of the ZSC-attacker with Bertaggia (Lugano, Switzerland) Müller (Ambri) formed the Block of the Excess. Of the above-mentioned four strikers, two are not expected to survive the last Cut.
squad for the last world Cup Tests against Latvia on Friday in Herisau (20.15) and Saturday in Weinfelden (18.30):
goal (3): Berra (Fribourg), Genoni (Bern), Mayer (Geneva). – defense (10): Diaz (train), Fora (Ambri), Frick, Genazzi (both Lausanne), Glauser (Langnau), Josi, Weber (both of Nashville), circle, Moser (both Biel), Spoon (Lugano). – storm (16): Ambühl (Davos), Bertaggia, Hofmann (both of Lugano), Bertschy (Lausanne), Fiala (Minnesota), Haas, Moser, Scherwey (all Bern), Hischier (New Jersey), Hollenstein (Zurich), Kuraschew (Québec), Martschini (Zug), Müller (Ambri), Praplan (Springfield), Riat (Biel), Rod (Geneva). (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 03.05.2019, at 14:05