The hockey players will play against Finland with their debutant Vejmelka in the goal

Updates: 07.05.2022 11:23

Stockholm – Czech hockey players will play in the match at the Swedish Games in Stockholm against Finland in a goal with Karel Vejmelka from Arizona, who will make his national team premiere. All six reinforcements from NHL coach Kari Jalonen will be introduced. Defender Radim Šimek and forward Tomáš Hertl from San Jose and another forward Dominik Simon from Anaheim will join. Bek Filip Hronek and gunner Jakub Vrána from Detroit have already presented themselves in Thursday’s win over home Sweden 2: 1. The duel starts at 12:00.

Marek Langhamer, who caught the victory against the Swedes, will cover Vejmelek’s back at the substitution. In addition to the new NHL quartet, back to the opening duel, Jakub Krejčík will also join the line-up, and Patrik Zdráhal will be ready as the thirteenth striker.

On the other hand, together with goalkeeper Štěpán Lukeš, quarterbacks David Jiříček, Michal Moravčík and forward Filip Chlapík, Petr Kodýtek, again Petr Holík and also Ondřej Beránek, who did not intervene in Thursday’s duel from the bench, will remain in the stands.

Expected composition of the Czech Republic: Vejmelka – Hronek, Šimek, Kundrátek, D. Musil, Krejčík, D. Sklenička, Ščotka, Jordán – Blümel, Krejčí, Červenka – J. Vrána, Hertl, Smejkal – M. Stránský, M. Špaček, Simon – H. Zohorn, Černoch, Flek – P. Zdráhal.

Source: České noviny – sport by

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