Today: Giants to learn CHL Opponents
Photo: André Burri
Belfast Giants will learn their opponents for the 2022/23 Champions Hockey League this Wednesday afternoon.
The Giants, who qualified for the competition as Premier Sports Elite League Champions, are in pot four and will be drawn to face a team from pots one, two and three respectively:
- Pot 1: Rögle Ängelholm, Färjestad Karlstad, EV Zug, Eisbären Berlin, Tappara Tampere, Oceláři Třinec, Red Bull Salzburg, Luleå Hockey
- Pot 2: Fribourg-Gottéron, Red Bull Munich, Jukurit Mikkeli, Mountfield HK, Villach SV, Skellefteå AIK, ZSC Lions, Grizzlys Wolfsburg
- Pot 3: Ilves Tampere, Sparta Prague, Fehérvár AV19, Frölunda Gothenburg, Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, Straubing Tigers, TPS Turku, HC Davos
- Pot 4: Belfast Giants, Grenoble, Slovan Bratislava, Stavanger Oilers, GKS Katowice, Aalborg Pirates, Olimpija Ljubljana, Comarch Cracovia
Where to watch?
The draw, starting at 3pm UK time, will be streamed live on the CHL's official social media - the player above will show you live coverage from YouTube.
Sami Kapanen and Olli Jokinen, both with extensive NHL careers, will be drawing the teams.