Debut GB cap for Joey Lewis against Finland

Joey Lewis will win his first Great Britain cap this evening against Finland in the World Championship after being named on the 22-man gameday roster.

The 26-year-old Newport-born forward is currently playing in the DEL2 in Germany with ESV Kaufbeuren.

Joey Lewis receiving his GB Cap from Head Coach, Pete Russell

Lewis made 10 appearances for Great Britain U20s and 10 for GB Under-18s.

He was presented with his debut cap by head coach Pete Russell, while general manager Andy Buxton made a short speech.

Lewis said: “It is such a massive honour to win my first cap. I am so proud.

“We have a fantastic set of guys and to share this moment with them is brilliant.”