Medical Report

The 19-year-old suffered the injury in a game with Lausanne HC's Elite-A this weekend and will be out for about a month.

Out for the World Juniors: Axel Simic.
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The young forward will thus not be able to join the Swiss U20 national team for their preparation camp ahead of the World Juniors in Canada, La Liberté writes. He will miss about a month due to an ankle-injury.

The 2019 IIHF World Juniors will take place from December 26 to January 5 in Vancouver and Victoria, Canada. Head coach Christian Wohlwend has called up 27 players for his preliminary roster.

Switzerland's preliminary roster for the World Juniors

Goaltenders: Luca Jan Hollenstein (EVZ Academy, 2000), Akira Schmid (Omaha Lancers/USHL, 2000), Gianluca Zaetta (EVZ Academy, 1999).

Defensemen: David Aebischer (Gatineau Olympiques/QMJHL, 2000), Davyd Barandun (HC Davos, 2000), Tim Berni (ZSC Lions, 2000), Gianluca Burger (GCK Lions, 1999), Tobias Geisser (Hershey Bears/AHL, 1999), Nico Gross (Oshawa Generals/OHL, 2000), Simon Le Coultre (Moncton Wildcats/QMJHL, 1999), Janis Moser (EHC Biel, 2000), Dario Wüthrich (EVZ Academy, 1999).

Forwards: Yannick Brüschweiler (GCK Lions, 1999), Ian Derungs (Kingston Frontenacs/OHL, 1999), Nando Eggenberger (Oshawa Generals/OHL, 1999), Jeremi Gerber (SC Bern, 2000), Philipp Kurashev (Quebec Remparts/QMJHL, 1999), Marco Lehmann (EHC Kloten, 1999), Sven Leuenberger (EV Zug, 1999), Nicolas Müller (Modo Hockey/ SWE, 1999), Valentin Nussbaumer (Shawinigan Cataractes/QMJHL, 2000), Sandro Schmid (Malmö Redhawks / SWE, 2000), Justin Sigrist (GCK/ZSC Lions, 1999), Axel Simic (Lausanne HC, 1999), Kyen Sopa (Niagara IceDogs/OHL, 2000), Matthew Verboon (Salmon Arm Silverbacks/BCHL, 2000), Luca Wyss (SC Langenthal, 1999).

Last Update: 11 December 2018, 07:24 AM | tme*

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