Following the final day of the 2018-19 season for the Colorado Avalanche, several gamers from the group have now determined to fly to Slovakia and play for their home countries within the IIHF Men’s World Hockey Championships. The match started out nowadays (Friday), however international locations usually leave roster spots open for past due arrivals from the NHL and AHL playoffs.
TyJo changed into the first of the Avalanche to enroll in the match. He’s joined a brief-surpassed Canada squad containing a number of young and inexperienced gamers. They were dealt a huge blow at the very last day in their education camp whilst Toronto Maple Leafs middle John Tavares suffered an indirect harm and turned into known as instantly home via Kyle Dubas and the team. Without him, there have to be a lot of opportunity for Jost to strut his stuff.
Tom and Lauren prepare a quick breakdown of the crew and where he’ll suit, along with who Jost knows from his past with Team Canada.
Tyson Jost set to join Team Canada at the IIHF World Hockey Championship
Gru could be joining fellow NHLers Leon Draisaitl from the Edmonton Oilers and Korbinian Holzer from the Anaheim Ducks on Team Germany for the tournament. Germany have to be able to get out of the group stage; they just need to be top four most of the United States, Canada, Finland, Slovakia, Denmark, France, and Great Britain.
Germany currently has two goalies on the roster, however each are neighborhood DEL (Deutsche Eishockey Liga) players so Grubauer will nearly definitely step in because the beginning goalie and play each game.
The Russians are a stacked team in Group B. A lot in their satisfactory players fell out of the NHL playoffs in the first round and are absolutely prepared to get a few revenge on the world level. Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin, and Nikita Kucherov are there just to call some. Their defense has looked a little thin (what’s new) with handiest Nikita Zaitsev, Mikhail Sergachev, and Dmitry Orlov the handiest gamers at the back end from the NHL. Zadorov will possibly step proper into the pinnacle six in the back of the ones 3 and Nikita Nesterov from the KHL (previously the Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens).