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World Cup of Hockey Preview: Team Europe

As we continue our previews of the teams for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey, let’s move on to Team Europe. They, too, will compete in Group A.

Group A:
Team Canada
Team Czech Republic
Team Europe
Team USA

ROSTER

Forwards:
Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks (Slovakia)
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Philadelphia Flyers (France)
Mikkel Boedker, San Jose Sharks (Denmark)
Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton Oilers (Germany)
Marian Gaborik, Los Angeles Kings (Slovakia)
Jannik Hansen, Vancouver Canucks (Denmark)
Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings (Slovenia)
Nino Niederreiter, Minnesota Wild (Switzerland)
Frans Nielsen, Detroit Red Wings (Denmark)
Tobias Rieder, Arizona Coyotes (Germany)
Tomas Tatar, Detroit Red Wings (Slovakia)
Thomas Vanek, Detroit Red Wings (Austria)
Mats Zuccarello, New York Rangers (Norway)

Defensemen:
Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins (Slovakia)
Christian Ehrhoff, UFA, (Germany)
Roman Josi, Nashville Predators (Switzerland)
Dennis Seidenberg, UFA, (Germany)
Andrej Sekera, Edmonton Oilers (Slovakia)
Luca Sbisa, Vancouver Canucks (Switzerland)
Mark Streit, Philadelphia Flyers (Switzerland)

Goaltenders:
Frederik Andersen, Toronto Maple Leafs (Denmark)
Thomas Greiss, New York Islanders (Germany)
Jaroslav Halak, New York Islanders (Slovakia)

All games played at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. All times below are EST.

Round-Robin Schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 17 – Team USA @ Team Europe, 3:30 PM, ESPN2
Monday, Sept. 19 – Team Europe @ Team Czech Republic, 3 PM, ESPN
Wednesday, Sept. 21 – Team Europe @ Team Canada, 8 PM, ESPN2

The top two teams from the round robin advance to the semifinals, which will be single elimination on Sept. 24-25. The final round is a best of three series with games being played between Sept. 27 and Oct. 1.

4 thoughts on “World Cup of Hockey Preview: Team Europe

  1. I’m going to see team Europe again team North America on September 8th in Qu├ębec.

    I predict on goal for Marian Hossa!

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