Swiss Women's National Team

Women's national team coach Daniela Diaz has called upon three goaltenders, seven defenders and 13 forwards for the Nations Cup in Füssen, which will take place from January 2 to January 6.

Photo: / Andreas Haas

{sitelinkxoff}Switzerland will face Sweden and Germany in the tournament. After the group stage, there will be a placement game against the team which sits in the same place in the other group. Switzerland will thus face either Canada, Finland or Russia in said game. As previously announced, five players will not be part of Switzerland's roster because of the U18 Women's World Championship.

The roster for the Nations Cup in Füssen (GER) looks as follows:

Goaltender (3): Janine Alder (95, St. Cloud State University), Andrea Brändli (97, SC Weinfelden/Schaffhausen), Florence Schelling (89, Linköping HC).

Defenders (7): Livia Altmann (94, Colgate University), Laura Benz (92, ZSC Lions), Nicole Gass (93, ZSC Lions), Christine Meier (86, ZSC Lions), Shannon Sigrist (99, Rapperswil-Jona Lakers/ZSC Lions), Sandra Thalmann (92, SC Reinach), Sabrina Zollinger (93, HV 71).

Forwards (13): Tess Allemann (98, EV Bomo Thun), Sara Benz (92, ZSC Lions), Nicole Bullo (87, HC Lugano), Sarah Forster (93, EV Bomo Thun), Alina Müller (98, ZSC Lions), Kaleigh Quennec (98, University of Montréal), Evelina Raselli (92, HC Lugano), Dominique Rüegg (96, ZSC Lions), Phoebe Staenz (94, SDE HF), Lara Stalder (94, Linköping HC), Isabel Waidacher (94, ZSC Lions), Monika Waidacher (90, ZSC Lions), Nina Waidacher (92, ZSC Lions).


Thursday, January 4, 6.30 PM: Sweden vs Switzerland.
Friday, January 5, 6.30 PM: Switzerland vs Germany
Saturday, January 6: Placement games.

Last Update: 22 December 2017, 03:18 PM | mso