A brief spring update on a few players heading off to the IIHF World Hockey Championships.
Suiting up for the United States, Keith Ballard.
Fresh off a solid rookie campaign, Michael Frolik will join Rostislav Olesz on the Czech Republic squad.
Karlis Skrastins and prospect Janis Sprukts will play for Latvia.
The games kick off this Friday from Switzerland. For all information regarding the tournament, check out the IIHF site here. Best of luck to the boys, and most of all, come back healthy!