Five NHL players will join Latvia’s opponent Slovakia next week – Hockey – Sportacentrs.com

Five NHL players will join Latvia’s opponent Slovakia next week – Hockey – Sportacentrs.com
Five NHL players will join Latvia’s opponent Slovakia next week – Hockey – Sportacentrs.com
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Defenseman Šimon Nemets (New Jersey Devils, 60 games, 3+16) and forwards Juraj Slafkovskis (Montreal Canadiens, 82 games, 20+30) Tomas Tatars (Seattle Kraken, 43 games, 8+) agreed to represent Slovakia. 7), Martins Pospišils (Calgary “Flames”, 63 games, 8+16) and Pavols Rengenda (Anaheim “Ducks”, five games, 0+0).

Regenda, 24, spent most of the season with the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League, scoring 34 points in 54 games.

Tatar will prepare for his seventh world championship. Two years ago, he was the national team captain. This will be Nemet’s fourth consecutive world championship, Regend’s third. Slafkovskis is also preparing to participate in the third world championship. On the other hand, 24-year-old Pospyšils, who made his NHL debut this season, will prepare for his World Championship debut.

Slovakian national team general manager Miroslav Shatan stated that none of the approached players refused.

Latvia and Slovakia will compete in the Ostrava subgroup. The mutual duel is scheduled for May 19, and it will be the penultimate game for both teams in the group.

Resources used:
https://www.hockeyslovakia.sk/sk/ar…


The article is in Latvian

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