Czech national team roster for Ice Hockey World Championships announced

Coach Radim Rulík presented the Czech national team's roster on Sunday night for the Ice Hockey World Championships that begin in Czechia this Friday. The 26 players on the roster, made up of three goaltenders, eight defenders and fifteen forwards, include nine NHL players. The most experienced player on the team is 38-year-old Roman Červenka, who has 10 world championships under his belt and was on the winning Czech team in 2010.

The team will start training in Prague on Tuesday for its first game at the championships on Friday against Finland. Last week, the Czech team lost all three games in the Czech Hockey Games, the final tournament of the Euro Hockey Tour series, including against Finland, which won the tournament.

Author: Anna Fodor