Forward Matthew Myers says Great Britain are relishing their World Championship challenge as they play in the top flight for the first time since 1994.
On the 13th of May, Finland and the US clash in a match that is likely to be a direct matchup between Kaapo Kakko and Jack Hughes. The almost sure fire number one and two in this year’s NHL draft.
Historically, one of the talking points around the World Championships has been around the quality pf players. The tournament clashes with the NHL Stanley Cup Play-Offs/Finals, resulting in some of the NHL Stars not being available for their countries. That’s not the case this year.
Forward Luke Ferrara says the squad underwent a “very positive first training session” in Kosice as Great Britain step up their preparations for Saturday’s opening World Championship game with Germany.
Great Britain netminder Ben Bowns says the squad have so much belief in each other and that will be key the longer their World Championship tournament goes on.
Forward Robert Lachowicz says there is an air of anticipation like he has never known as Great Britain continue their preparations for their first top-flight World Championship game since 1994.
Forward Jonathan Phillips says Great Britain’s performance in their final World Championship warm-up game against Slovakia in Poprad was full of positives ahead of their first top-flight game since 1994.
Following the Easter warm-up games against Italy and Hungary, we caught up with GB Head Coach, Pete Russell, to talk about the upcoming IIHF World Championships and his thoughts around everything that has happened since last years tournament.
Great Britain’s final warm-up game ahead of the IIHF World Championships saw then fall to a 6-1 defeat at the hands of Slovakia on Saturday afternoon.
Great Britain have completed their first training session at their base in Michalovce ahead of the World Championship getting under way next weekend.