This would have shown advice from the medical department of the national team with supporting team Ottawa Senator, the German Ice Hockey Association (DEB) announced on Sunday before the preliminary round game against Kazakhstan (3:20 p.m.). Germany has already been qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals, and the failure of Stützle is a setback for the medal ambitions of the German team.
The 20-year-old had injured his knee in a check against his knee last Monday in the first third in the first third and could not continue playing. Also in the 1-0 against Denmark and in the 9: 4 against Italy, support was missing. National coach Toni Söderholm and Deb sports director Christian Künast had initially confident in the past few days in Helsinki that the attacker could still intervene in the course of the tournament.
Tim would not be spared by the opponent in the upcoming games and his health comes first.
“Tim was lucky in misfortune. He has suffered a knee injury that will heal quickly and completely,” said Deb sports director Künast and declared it to be the World Cup: “Tim would not be spared in the opponent in the upcoming games and his health is pending The first place. It is consequently and consistent to make this precaution. “
The final preliminary round game against Switzerland is due for the German selection on Tuesday. The quarter -finals will be held on Thursday.