Three Guelph Storm alumni to participate in 2017 IIHF World Championship

Three former Guelph Storm forwards have been selected to participate in the 2017 IIHF World Championship taking place May 5 – 21, 2017 in Paris, France and Cologne, Germany.

Denis Hollenstein, Pius Suter and Tanner Richard will represent Switzerland in the 16-nation tournament. Team Switzerland will compete in Group ‘B’ playing their round-robin games out of AccorHotels Arena in Paris.

Suter and Richard make their World Championship debut, while Hollenstein makes his sixth-straight appearance at the World Championships which includes a Silver Medal at the 2013 IIHF World Championship.

The schedule for Team Switzerland and the Storm alumni is as follows. (All games listed in ET)

Saturday, May 6 8:15 am Switzerland vs. Slovenia
Sunday, May 7 2:15 pm Norway vs. Switzerland
Tuesday, May 9 2:15 pm Switzerland vs. France
Wednesday, May 10 10:15 pm Switzerland vs. Belarus
Saturday, May 13 2:15 pm Canada vs. Switzerland
Sunday, May 14 2:15 pm Switzerland vs. Finland
Tuesday, May 16 10:15 pm Czech Republic vs. Switzerland
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