IIHF World Junior Championship

On December 11 the U20 squad of the Swiss national team will begin the preparation for the World Juniors.

Theo Beglieri is one of the three goalies selected by Marcel Jenni

In the first week of the preparation, the team will travel to Füssen((GER)) to play two games against Germany. Then on December 17, the Swiss will fly to Ängelholm ((SWE)), where they will spend their second week of preparation. Two more test games are scheduled there, one against Sweden and one against Canada.

The selection sees six players who play in North America, three from Sweden, and 19 youngsters from Swiss clubs. Switzerland will start the tournament against Slovakia on December 27. The other opponents in the group stage are the USA (December 28), Norway (December 30) and the Czech Republic (December 31).

Preliminary roster for the World Juniors

Goaltenders (3): Beglieri Alessio (EHC Biel-Bienne), Grüter Lorin (GCK/ZSC Lions), Huet Ewan (Regina Pats / WHL).

Defenders (10): Bünzli Timo (GCK/ZSC Lions), Christe Gaël (EHC Biel-Bienne), Dionicio Rodwin (Saginaw Spirit / OHL), Füllemann Louis (SC Bern), Meile Nick (SC Bern), Muggli Leon (EV Zug), Quinn Benjamin (GCK/ZSC Lions), Schneller Eric (Rögle BK / SWE), Terraneo Simone (HC Ambri-Piotta), Ustinkov Daniil (GCK/ZSC Lions).

Forwards (15): Braillard Léo (Lethbridge Hurricanes / WHL), Gredig Rico (HC Davos), Hornecker Jan (SCRJ Lakers), Jenni Timo (SCL Tigers), Lurati Alessandro (Minnesota Wilderness / NAHL), Meier Endo (GCK/ZSC Lions), Meier Simon (Penticton Vees / BCHL), Müller Miles (Moncton Wildcats / QMJHL), Reber Jamiro (HV71 / SWE), Reinhard Mattheo (EHC Biel-Bienne), Rod Julien (Fribourg-Gottéron), Schild Thierry (SC Bern), Taibel Jonas (SCRJ Lakers), Wagner Matteo (AIK/SWE), Weber Grégory (SC Bern).

( 04 December 2023 | lle* )