Head coach Pete Russell has named his team for the Olympic qualifiers and seven of the ten EIHL teams have a representative.
The Belfast Giants, Braehead Clan, Cardiff Devils, Coventry Blaze, Manchester Storm, Nottingham Panthers and Sheffield Steelers all have at least one player named to the team.
They will play Italy, Netherlands and Serbia in a tournament taking place between the 11th – 14th February. The winners will head to the final stages in order to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Korea.
Ben Bowns – Cardiff Devils
Stephen Murphy – Belfast Giants
Josh Batch – Cardiff Devils
Steve Lee – Nottingham Panthers
Ben O’Connor – Sheffield Steelers
David Phillips – Manchester Storm
Mark Richardson – Cardiff Devils
Paul Swindlehurst – Nottingham Panthers
Jonathan Weaver – Telford Tigers
Jonathan Boxill – Belfast Giants
David Clarke – Nottingham Panthers
Russell Cowley – Coventry Blaze
Ben Davies – Braehead Clan
Matty Davies – Manchester Storm
Robert Dowd – Sheffield Steelers
Robert Farmer – Nottingham Panthers
Matt Haywood – Braehead Clan
Robert Lachowicz – Nottingham Panthers
Matthew Myers – Nottingham Panthers
Craig Peacock – Belfast Giants
Jonathan Phillips – Sheffield Steelers
Colin Shields – Belfast Giants
Good Luck to the team! Do us proud!
*Featured Image: Team GB after their defeat to Lithuania.