Britain call-ups for Clan ice aces
Sullivan and Brooks named
Braehead Clan stars Brendan Brooks and Zach Sullivan have both been named in the Great Britain squad for next week’s European Championships in Hungary.
The 23-man squad was selected by head coach Pete Russell, who was appointed new Clan head coach less than a fortnight ago. GB will face hosts Hungary, as well as Italy, Kazakhstan, Poland and Slovenia, from April 22 to 28.
The six-team Division 1 Group A tournament will take place at the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sportarena, as GB return to world ice hockey’s second tier for the first time since 2013 following their promotion in Belfast last year.
There are first GB World Championship callups for netminder Jackson Whistle, defencemen Dallas Erhardt and Sullivan, along with forwards Ollie Betteridge, Luke Ferrara, Liam Kirk, ex-Clan