The 2017 Men’s World Championship begins Friday with games in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France.
- Artemi Panarin – Russia
- Nick Schmaltz & Trevor van Riemsdyk – United States
- Marcus Kruger – Sweden
- Michal Kempny – Czech Republic
Here are the two groups for the opening round games:
- Group A (Cologne)
United States (Schmaltz, TvR)
- Group B (Paris)
Czech Republic (Kempny)
Visit iihfworlds2017.com for tournament updates.