IIHF World Championship 2022 Latest Updates
IIHF Men’s World Championship 2022 was already started on 13th May, 2022 and will ended on 29th May, 2022. Below check the latest updates about IIHF World Championship 2022. Sweden adds two NHLers and Germany to add AHL players.
Sweden adds two NHLers
The Swedish men’s public group has enlisted NHL advances Carl Grundstrom and Jacob Peterson to play at the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Finland.
The two players have previously joined the group in Tampere and were enrolled to the authority program today.
Grundstrom, 24, completed his fourth NHL season with the Los Angeles Kings. In 54 games the Umea local had 9 objectives and 6 helps and scored multiple times in six season finisher games. It will be his most memorable World Championship with the men’s senior public group in the wake of having addressed Sweden at the U20 and U18 levels previously.
Peterson, 22, joins Tre Kronor after his newbie season with the Dallas Stars. In 65 NHL games he scored 12 objectives and had 5 helps. For the local of Lidkoping it will be the second IIHF competition after the 2017 U18 Worlds.
Sweden has now two goalkeepers, seven safeguards and 13 forward enlisted and open spots for two additional skaters and another goalie.
Germany to add AHL players
The German Ice Hockey Association reported that Leon Gawanke and Lukas Reichel will enlist in the men’s public group as of now contending in Helsinki at the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
The two players completed their AHL seasons and will play their second IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with the men’s senior public group after their presentation in 2021.
22-year-old defenceman Gawanke is in his third season with the AHL’s Manitoba Moose where he was his group’s top-scoring protector with 10 objectives and 26 aids 65 games.
20-year-old forward Reichel, a first-round draft pick (#17) in 2020, completed his most memorable season in North America in the wake of moving from Eisbaren Berlin to the Chicago Blackhawks association. He showed up in 11 NHL games (1 helps) and burned through the majority of the time with the AHL partner Rockford IceHogs where he drove the group in objectives (21) and focuses (57).
The two players are supposed to show up in Helsinki tomorrow and could be in the line-up for the game against Denmark once enlisted in time. After their appearance the Germans would in any case have list spots open for one goalkeeper and another skater.
“Leon can work on our playmaking as he demonstrated the year before. He additionally adds to the actual part and can lead the show of dominance. Lukas is a player, who at the 2021 Worlds previously showed development on the global stage. His innovativeness is a trump for us,” said Germany lead trainer Toni Soderholm.
Mario Zimmermann and Taro Jentzsch, who have been important for the group during the camp, will travel home and will not be enrolled.