Good news came from the Czech hockey team. After the Boston Bruins are eliminated, forward David Pastrňák will join the team. He is expected to arrive in Finland on Wednesday. The last vacancy remains on the list.
Already on Monday, everything indicated that David Pastrňák would strengthen the Czech national hockey team at the World Cup in Finland. Even though he was supposed to suffer an injury as soon as the base game ended. In the end, however, he got the green light from the club and he is expected to join the team on Wednesday.
“After Boston ended in the NHL playoffs, David was very interested in coming to the championship, and although he was injured at the end of the regular season, his exit health tests went well and he has got the nod from the Bruins.revealed the team’s general manager Petr Nedvěd.
“If everything goes according to plan, he should train with the team on Wednesday and he should start the game against Latvia on Thursday,added Nedvěd. The last vacancy, which will most likely be filled by David Kämpf from Toronto, remains on the national team roster.
“David Kämpf has gone through all the playoffs without injury and he feels good. We still have to wait for final confirmation from Toronto, but 99% should arrive at the championship site on Thursday,He provided an update on the situation of Maple Leafs forward Nedvěd and the final verdict is expected Tuesday night.
Dominik Simon will return from Finland to the Czech Republic for personal reasons. “As this is a very sensitive personal matter and we respect Dominik’s privacy, please understand that we will not comment further on the whole matter,“Said Nedvěd at the end. Simon will not participate in the next championship and the Czech team will play against Austria with 11 forwards.
Boston is out of the NHL playoffs. Although one of the Bruins’ Swordfish was avoided thanks to David Pastrňák’s goal:
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