IIHF World Championship

Goalie Melvin Nyffeler, defenders Christian Marti, Dominik Egli and Mirco Müller as well as forward Sven Andrighetto have been called up.

More players for the national team
Robert Hradil / RvS.Media

With the semifinals of the National League playoffs over, players from the eliminated teams have been added to the Swiss national team's Worlds preparation roster. From the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, netminder Melvin Nyffeler and defender Dominik Egli have joined. From the ZSC Lions, defenseman Christian Marti and forward Sven Andrighetto will compete for a spot.

Mirco Müller, part of Leksands IF (SHL) until recently, has also been called up by head coach Patrick Fischer.

Two players not part of the preparation will be Denis Hollenstein (ZSC Lions) and Denis Malgin (Toronto Maple Leafs / Lausanne HC). The former is sidelined with a shoulder injury, the latter has not gotten clearance from the Leafs.

Roster for the second week of preparation

Goaltenders (4): Reto Berra (HC Fribourg-Gottéron), Niklas Schlegel (HC Lugano), Joren van Pottelberghe (EHC Biel-Bienne), Melvin Nyffeler (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers)

Defensemen (11): Michael Fora (HC Ambrì-Piotta), Lukas Frick (Lausanne HC), Andrea Glauser (SCL Tigers), Fabian Heldner (Lausanne HC), Samuel Kreis (EHC Biel-Bienne), Romain Loeffel (HC Lugano), Janis Jérôme Moser (EHC Biel-Bienne), Ramon Untersander (SC Bern), Domink Egli (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers), Christian Marti (ZSC Lions), Mirco Müller (Leksands IF/SHL)

Forwards (14): Andres Ambühl (HC Davos), Alessio Bertaggia (HC Lugano), Christoph Bertschy (Lausanne HC), Enzo Corvi (HC Davos), Luca Fazzini (HC Lugano), Jason Fuchs (EHC Biel-Bienne), André Heim (SC Bern), Fabrice Herzog (HC Davos), Kilian Mottet (HC Fribourg-Gottéron), Inti Pestoni (SC Bern), Vincent Praplan (SC Bern), Tristan Scherwey (SC Bern), Samuel Walser (HC Fribourg-Gottéron), Sven Andrighetto (ZSC Lions)

( 02 May 2021 | esi | Report an error )

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