The USA ice hockey team held a training session at the Steel Arena in Kosice on Thursday, ahead of their first match at the 2019 IIHF World Ice Hockey Championship.
The USA face Slovakia in Kosice on Friday. Both teams will also play against Germany, Denmark, Canada, Finland, France and Great Britain, in Group A of the tournament.
Team captain Patrick Kane expressed optimism for his team's... Еще chances in the first-up game. “I’m excited to play some more hockey, I’m excited to play for my country and try to feed off that energy that I had in the regular season,” he said.
The 2019 IIHF World Ice Hockey Championship will be held in Slovakia from May 10 to 26, with matches to be played in two host cities — the country's capital and the city of Kosice.