Prague instead of Spindleruv Mlyn. Open-air hockey matches are to be moved – ČT sport – Česká televize
“Due to the fact that other events are already planned in Špindlerův Mlýn next season, the Winter Hockey Games will move to the city of Prague in December 2022. This move will allow us to expand the facilities, services and other interesting activities,” the organizers said in a statement.
They haven’t revealed more yet. “The structure of the program will be very similar to the schedule from 2021. We have pre-negotiated variants of specific dates, as well as several places where we could build our complex, but given that with the extra-league match it is now necessary to wait for negotiations with the hockey association on the calendar. matches of the next season. “
In December last year, two extra-league matches were to take place directly at the finish of the St. Peter ski slope. One between Kladno and Pardubice, the other was to face the hockey players of Sparta and Hradec Králové. In addition, the match of the first league Vrchlabí – Vsetín and the duel of parachute players from the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Czech-Slovak legends and the women’s national team with the selection of the university league were to take place in the Krkonoše resort.
The face of the event is the legendary forward Jaromír Jágr, who celebrated his fiftieth birthday on Tuesday. Therefore, it can be expected that his Kladno will be one of the teams that will present themselves in the metropolis.
Last year, extraordinary events in Špindlerův Mlýn were to be organized by almost the entire complex with a capacity of 7,500 spectators. However, according to government measures related to coronavirus, a maximum of a thousand fans could come to the match at that time.