Several Coyotes to Play in 2013 IIHF World Championship

Monday, 04.29.2013 / 1:34 PM Arizona Coyotes

GLENDALE – The Coyotes may be done playing the 2012-13 NHL season, but several players aren’t quite ready to hang up their skates for the summer just yet.

As of today, seven players are confirmed participants in the upcoming 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championship tournament, which runs from May 3-19 in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland.

They are (in alphabetical order):

Mikkel Boedker (Denmark)

Martin Hanzal (Czech Republic)

Lauri Korpikoski (Finland)

Zbynek Michalek (Czech Republic)

Dave Moss (United States)

Mike Smith (Canada)

Radim Vrbata (Czech Republic)

In addition, Coyotes Head Coach Dave Tippett will serve as an assistant head coach for Canada.

Click this link for more info on the 2013 IIHF World Championship: http://www.iihf.com/

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