The 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship starts today – Anttila and Langhamer included in the final rosters

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Forward Marko Anttila has been selected to Finland’s roster for the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Goaltender Marek Langhamer is part of Czechia’s team. The tournament that is held in Tampere and Helsinki starts today.

Finland and Czechia belong to group B and play their games in Tampere. In addition to Marko Anttila, 36, and Marek Langhamer, 27, members of Ilves’ bronze medal-winning team last season, two former Ilves players have been selected to Finland’s and Czechia’s rosters.

World champion and Olympic gold-medalist Toni Rajala, 31, is included in the Finnish team. The forward represented Ilves in his junior years and was part of the club’s Liiga team in 2008–2009 and 2010–2012 seasons. In addition to Langhamer, Czechia’s goaltender trio also includes Lukáš Dostál, 21, who played for Ilves in 2019—2021.

Finland’s roster | Czechia’s roster


Group B (Tampere): Great Britain, Austria, Latvia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Czechia, United States

Group Games

Fri 13.5. at 8.20 pm Finland – Norway
Sat 14.5. at 4.20 pm Czechia – Great Britain
Sat 14.5. at 8.20 pm Latvia – Finland
Sun 15.5. at 8.20 pm Czechia – Sweden
Mon 16.5. at 8.20 pm Finland – USA
Tue 17.5. pm 4.20 pm Czechia – Austria
Wed 18.5. at 8.20 pm Finland – Sweden
Thu 19.5. at 8.20 pm Czechia – Latvia
Fri 20.5. at 4.20 pm Great Britain – Finland
Sat 21.5. at 4.20 pm Austria – Finland
Sat 21.5. at 4.20 pm Norway – Czechia
Mon 23.5. at 4.20 pm USA – Czechia
Tue 24.5. at 4.20 pm Finland – Czechia


Thu 26.5. at 16.20 Quarter-final 1
Thu 26.5. at 16.20 Quarter-final 2
Thu 26.5. at 20.20 Quarter-final 3
Thu 26.5. at 20.20 Quarter-final 4


Sat 28.5. at 14.20 Semi-final 1
Sat 28.5. at 18.20 Semi-final 2

Medal Games

Sun 29.5. at 15.20 Bronze Medal Game
Sun 29.5. at 20.20 Gold Medal Game


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