“We know that all four rivals are clearly above us in the early stages. But we want to do better every day, learn and perhaps provide a surprise in the end. We want to represent Austria well and get the best out of it. “As captain, Marco Rossi will lead the team on World Cup ice with Tim Hornick, Luis Lindner and Jacob Fafar as assistants.
On Sunday, 6 December, the game saw 36 players in the training camp of the Austrian U20 national team. Center Lower Austria in St. Poulton. Three negative PCR tests for coronovirus within the past week were the first hurdles to be overcome for the Austrian team’s nomination for the IIHF U20 World Championship. Thimo Nickel, Killian Zundel, Killian Frewart and Lucas Pohl showed positive results, making it impossible to compete in Canada. Due to his classification as a direct contact person by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and not a positive test, it was Lorenz Lindner, Christoph Tyler (both due to direct contact with his club) and Oscar Mair to compete in the World Cup. It is not possible to take. Following the automatic failure of these seven players, head coach Roger Beder and his assistants made the final decision on Saturday and reduced the squad to 27 players making the extended Austrian World Cup squad. As a result, two goalkeepers Felix Beck and Eloise Schultes and striker Adem Candemir were eliminated.
Getting to canada
Yesterday, December 13 at noon, teams from the Czech Republic and Slovakia traveled from Vienna to Canada. At this point, the Austrian delegation is in the “World Cup bubble” and subject to the strict rules of the province of Alberta.
20 national team men
13-24 December 2020: Preparation for U20 World Cup
Location: Edmonton / Canada
December 13, 2020: Flight to Canada
18.12.2020: Start of training
December 21, 2020, 12:00 pm (CET: December 21, 2020, 8:00 pm): Germany – Austria
December 23, 2020, 12:00 pm (CET: December 23, 2020, 8:00 pm): Austria – Slovakia
December 26, 2020, 7:30 pm (CET: 12/27/2020, 3:30 pm): USA – Austria
December 28, 2020, 4:00 pm (CET: December 29, 2020, 12:00 pm)): Austria – Sweden (LIVE ORF Sport +)
December 29, 2020, 7:30 pm (CET: December 30, 2020, 3:30 pm): Austria – Russia
December 31, 2020, 12:00 pm (CET: December 31, 2020, 8:00 pm)): Czech Republic – Austria (LIVE ORF Sport +)
January 2, 2021: quarter finals