Ice hockey – knee injury: Tim Stützle fails for the rest of the World Cup

The injured NHL-Youngster Tim Stützle will no longer appear for the German national team at the ice hockey World Cup in Finland due to a knee injury. This was announced by the German Ice Hockey Association (Deb) on Sunday.

“He has suffered a knee injury that will heal quickly and completely,” said Deb sports director Christian Künast: “After consulting our medical department and the Ottawa Senator, we decided to take it out of the tournament.”

Tim Stützle's knee makes contact with Jonathan Quick's head.
The striker of the Senators in the 3-2 victory on Monday in the “Helsingin Jäähalli” against outsider France after a check against his knee in the first third and did not return. “I don’t comment,” said national coach Toni Söderholm after training on Sunday morning: he assumed that support can play.

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“Tim would not be spared by the opponent in the upcoming games, and his health comes first. It is therefore consequently and consistent to meet this precaution,” said Künast. The Canadian broadcaster TSN had previously reported a strain on his knee. The Deb had not communicated a diagnosis for a week.

Ice hockey World Cup: Defending champion Canada also wins against Slovakia

Defending champion Canada also won his third game at the ice hockey World Cup in Finland and is course on the quarter-finals. The record world champion, who previously defeated Germany (5: 3) and Italy (6: 1), defeated the Olympic third Slovakia 5: 1 (1: 1, 2: 0, 2: 0) on Monday in Helsinki.

Host Finland also celebrated the third win in the third game. In Group B, Finns defeated the United States 4: 1 (1: 0, 3: 0, 0: 1), for the Americans it was the first defeat. Latvia defeated 3: 2 (1: 1, 2: 0, 0: 1) in Tampere Norway and won the first three.

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Adam Lowry (11th), Pierre-Luc Dubois (27th, 38th) with his tournament hits three and four, Cole Sillinger (42nd) and Morgan Geekie (52nd), in the NHL teammate of the Deb goalies Philipp Grubauer The Seattle octopus scored the goals for the 27-time title holder from Canada.

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Samuel Takac (13th) in the meantime equalized for Slovakia with an overpark goal, which had collected her first defeat on Saturday in 1-2 against the selection of the German Ice Hockey Association.

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Defender Moritz Seider comes to a national team in top shape and crowned the strong first season in the NHL with his seventh goal. In the 5: 3 of the Detroit Red Wings in the last main round game against the New Jersey Devils scored the 2-1 and booked strong 50 scorer points in the best ice hockey league in the best ice hockey league in his debut season. The 21-year-old is a candidate for the best newcomer to the season.

Tim Stützle also travels with a sense of achievement for the German selection, which wants to do better with the NHL players at the World Cup in Finland than recently at the Olympic Games in Beijing. In the 4-2 of the Ottawa Senators against the Philadelphia Flyers, Stützle had a goal and screwed his yield to 58 in his second NHL season.

draisaitl not in the Oilers squad

Leon Draisaitl was spared in the 3-2 of the Edmonton Oilers in penalty shooting against the Vancouver Canucks in the last game before the Play-Offs and, like Connor McDavid, was not in the squad. The Oilers meet the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the playoffs and have home advantage.

With the Colorado Avalanche, Nico Sturm, on the other hand, received a 1: 4 against his former team, the Minnesota wild. The game secured the home advantage in the first play-off round against the St. Louis Blues. Colorado has previously been the best team in the Western Conference and also has home advantage in the first round.