190511 | Game day: GB vs GER
Great Britain begin their World Championship campaign this afternoon as they face Germany in Kosice (3:15pm UK time) and up to five members of The Nottingham Panthers 2018-19 roster could feature.
It’s the first of seven games for Pete Russell’s side as they also go head to head with Canada, Denmark, USA, Finland, Slovakia and France in Group A in the Steel Arena.
GB expect to be at full strength and coach Pete Russell will name his 22-man roster ahead of face-off.
Group A got under way yesterday with Finland beating Canada 3-1, while there was a shock in the day’s second game as Slovakia defeated USA 4-1 in the Steel Arena.
In Group B in Bratislava, Russia were 5-2 winners over Norway and Czech Republic beat Sweden by the same scoreline.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE GAME
Watch the game live on FreeSports with Aaron Murphy and Paul Adey. FreeSports is available free on Sky Channel 422, Virgin Media Channel 553, on Channel 64 on Freeview and BT and on Freesat Channel 252.
You can also listen to the game via BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, the BBC Sport website (click here to listen) and the BBC Sport app.