IIHF World Junior Championship

Thierry Paterlini and his staff have selected their team for the first preparation week for the upcoming World Juniors.

Head coach of the U20 team: Thierry Paterlini

At the moment, the roster consists of 30 players. Thierry Paterlini will, however, cut some players after the exhibition games against Germany on Dec 13 and Dec 14. The team will then travel to Czechia on December 17, where they will prepare for the World Junior Championship until Christmas.

The final roster for this year's World Juniors will be disclosed shortly before the start of the tournament. Switzerland will begin their tournament on December 26 against Kazakhstan.

(SUI) Switzerland's extended roster for the U20 World Championship

Goalies (3): Stéphane Charlin (Genève Servette HC), Luca Hollenstein (EV Zug), Akira Schmid (Omaha Lancers/USHL).

Defenders (9): David Aebischer (Gatineau Olympiques/QMJHL), Iñaki Baragano (Kamloops Blazers/WHL), Tim Berni (ZSC Lions), Giancarlo Chanton (Niagara IceDogs/OHL), Nico Gross (Oshawa Generals/OHL), Bastian Guggenheim (SCL Tigers), Mika Henauer (SC Bern), Janis Moser (EHC Biel-Bienne), Rocco Pezzullo (HC Ambri-Piotta).

Forwards (18): Fabian Berri (GCK/ZSC Lions), Jeremi Gerber (SC Bern), Gaétan Jobin (Charlottetown Islanders/QMJHL), Simon Knak (Portland Winterhawks/WHL), Gilian Kohler (EHC Biel-Bienne), Julian Mettler (EHC Kloten), Valentin Nussbaumer (Shawinigan Cataractes/QMJHL), Stéphane Patry (Genève-Servette HC), Joel Salzgeber (SCL Tigers), Elvis Schläpfer (EHC Biel-Bienne), Sandro Schmid (Fribourg-Gottéron), Kyen Sopa (Niagara IceDogs/OHL), Yves Stoffel (EV Zug), Matthew Verboon (Colgate University/NCAA), Mathieu Vouillamoz (Genève-Servette HC), Keijo Weibel (SCL Tigers), Gian-Marco Wetter (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers), Simon Wüest (EHC Biel-Bienne).

( 07 December 2019 | mso )

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