The NHL players are using the possibility to get some more practice ahead of the NHL-Season, coach Patrick Fischer says: "This type of players, from the best league in the world, joining our team to get some individual preparation shows their commitment to the national team and the value of the prospect camp."
The prospect camp will take place from July 25 to 29 and will include six training sessions as well as two internal test matches. With the five players from the NHL, the Swiss roster now looks as follows:
Defensemen (9): Tim Berni (Organisation Columbus Blue Jackets/NHL), Dominik Egli (HC Davos), Nico Gross (EV Zug), Oliver Heinen (HC Davos), Mika Henauer (SC Bern), Roger Karrer (Genève-Servette HC), Elia Riva (HC Lugano), Livio Stadler (EV Zug), Jonas Siegenthaler (New Jersey Devils)
Forwards (16): Nando Eggenberger (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers), Yannick Frehner (HC Davos), André Heim (HC Ambrì-Piotta), Marco Lehmann (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers), Sven Leuenberger (EV Zug), Marco Miranda (Genève-Servette HC), Valentin Nussbaumer (HC Davos), Raphael Prassl (HC Davos), Sandro Schmid (HC Fribourg-Gottéron), Justin Sigrist (ZSC Lions), Axel Simic (HC Davos), Yannick Zehnder (EV Zug), Nico Hischier (New Jersey Devils), Philipp Kurashev (Chicago Blackhawks), Denis Malgin (Toronto Maple Leafs), Damien Riat (Washington Capitals)