MUNICH – The German ice hockey association announced that its final men’s Olympic qualification group will be played in Hanover.
On February 5-8, Germany will face Slovenia, Austria and a qualifier from the pre-qualification tournament in the 10,500-seat TUI Arena in Hanover. The arena was one of the venues of the 2001 IIHF World Championship.Click here for an overview of the Olympic qualification.
Germany also announced that its four-nation Deutschland Cup will not be held in Hanover as in the past years, but in Mannheim and Frankfurt. Germany will play Canada, Slovakia and Switzerland November 7-9, 2008.