Defender Matog Pinkas, striker Jaroslav Shmilak and Stanislav Verhel did not reach the final nominations for the Czech national hockey team at the FIFA U-20 World Championships in Edmonton and Red Deer.
Coach Karel Mlynik had to decide without the preliminary matches, the organizers of which canceled the tournament at the last minute.
“I must say that even in my worst dreams, I did not imagine that our teammates would decide to narrow the line based on training. It was very difficult and very frustrating for the players because they did not get a chance to fight for nomination in the match. But today’s reality and we have to deal with it”, Quoted from the coach portal idens.cz.
The Czech Republic was originally in the process of joining the United States and Switzerland. The first duel was canceled by the organizers after the epidemic situation worsened, and the second after the violation of the Covid protocol. The Czech Republic will meet Canada, Germany, Finland and Austria in the first group base in Edmonton. The final nomination includes three goalkeepers, eight defenders and fourteen strikers. Captain Ho, just like last year’s striker Jan Misak. flag idnes.cz.
goalkeepers: Jan Bednar (Acadée Bathurst/QMJHL), Jacob Malik (Festen), Daniel Krall (Benetke nad Jizerou)
Defenders: Jerry Techak (Kladno), David Jezek (Belsen), David Moravik (Mlada Boleslav), Michal Hradek (Pardubice), Jacob Dedivo (Binatke nad Jizeiro), Michael Krutel (Rockford/AHL), Stanislav Svozel (Regina/WH) L) Starling (Sherbrooke/QMJHL)
Attackers: Josef Kolacic, Tomas Urban (both Litomice), Jacob Konini (Sparta Prague), Sebastian Malat (Belzen), Tomas Klobna (تشيeské Budejovic), Vojjeroš (Binatke nad Jezero), Jerry Kulic (Elovic/Fin.), Michal Gut (Everett/WHL), Martin Ryšavý (Moose Jaw/WHL), Jan Myšák (Hamilton/OHL), Pavel Novák (Kelowna/WHL), Ivan Ivan (Cape Breton/QMJHL), Jakub Brabenec (Charlottetown/QMJHL)
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