IIHF World Junior Championship

Elvis Schläpfer, Simon Wüest (both EHC Biel), Keijo Weibel (SCL Tigers) and Nicola Christen (SC Bern) will not play at the World Juniors.

Thierry Paterlini, Switzerland's U20 head coach

The U20 team played their last preparation games in Switzerland against Germany. The Germans won both games. On Tuesday, they will head to Czechia, where they will spend the last week of preparation.

The last roster cut will take place after Switzerland's last exhibition game against Canada on December 19. At the moment, the team consists of three goaltenders, nine defenders and 15 forwards.

(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), Tim Berni (ZSC Lions), Giancarlo Chanton (Niagara IceDogs/OHL), Nico Gross (Oshawa Generals/OHL), Bastian Guggenheim (SCL Tigers), Mika Henauer (SC Bern), Janis Moser (HC Bienne), Rocco Pezzullo (HC Ambrì-Piotta), Yanick Stampfli (EV Zug).

Forwards (15): 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), Sandro Schmid (Fribourg-Gottéron), Kyen Sopa (Niagara IceDogs/OHL), Yves Stoffel (EV Zug), Matthew Verboon (Colgate University/NCAA), Mathieu Vouillamoz (Genève-Servette HC), Gian-Marco Wetter (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers).

( 15 December 2019 | mso* )

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