Ice hockey coach faces growing list of no shows for World Championships


Separately, national ice hockey coach Vladimír Růzička has been given another problem ahead of the upcoming World Championships with the announcement by forward Josef Vašíček that he cannot take part because of health problems. Vašíček adds to a growing list of players the coach cannot count on. Defenders Tomáš Kabele and Roman Polák and forwards Václav Prospal, Michael Frolík, Kamil Kreps and Zbyněk Irgl have all excused themselves over the last days.