For the NaturEnergie Challenge in Visp on December 16 and 17, head coach Patrick Fischer will count on 22 players. As already communicated a while ago, to test as many candidates for the Olympics as possible, none of the participants were part of the Deutschland Cup roster.
The Swiss national team will first face Latvia on Thursday, December 16, before going up against either Norway or Slovakia the following day.
Defensemen (8): Romain Loeffel (HC Lugano), Simon Le Coultre, (Genève-Servette HC), Andrea Glauser, Fabian Heldner (Lausanne HC), Patrick Geering, Christian Marti (ZSC Lions), Yannick Rathgeb (EHC Biel-Bienne), Samuel Kreis (EV Zug)
Forwards (12): Christoph Bertschy, Damien Riat (Lausanne HC), Gaëtan Haas (EHC Biel-Bienne), Fabrice Herzog, Marco Müller, Sven Senteler, Yannick Zehdner (EV Zug), Denis Hollenstein, Denis Malgin (ZSC Lions), Mauro Jörg, Samuel Walser (Fribourg-Gottéron), Tristan Scherwey (SC Bern)