GB opened their Group A campaign this afternoon with a 7-1 defeat by Russia, who are ranked second in the world.
There’s a quick return to action with a second game in as many days as they face Slovakia tomorrow.
Great Britain equipment manager Jason Ellery – know across the ice hockey world as Taff – was presented with his 150th cap.
There were also special debut caps for David Clements, Lewis Hook and Josh Tetlow who were all named on the 22-man roster.
It’s GB second successive campaign at the top level after avoiding relegation in the final game in Slovakia in 2019, coming from 3-0 down to beat France 4-3 in overtime.