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Tonight: CHL draw at 1700

Photo: Graz 99ers

Cardiff will learn their opponents for the 2020/21 Champions Hockey League from 1700 tonight in the draw for next season's competition.

The draw will be shown live on FreeSports, as well as the CHL's social media channels.

In a change to this year's format due to the Covid19 pandemic, the CHL has moved straight to a knockout format and will begin with a Round of 32; the winners from here will progress to the Round of 16 and so on through the Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and one-off Final.

The Devils will face one of the following teams from Pot 1 in an aggregate-scoring series:

  • Frölunda Indians (SWE) - have beaten both Cardiff and Sheffield in the CHL
  • Luleå Hockey(SWE) - beat Nottingham in 2014/15
  • ZSC Lions (SWI) - Nottingham's Round of 16 opponents in 2017/18
  • Red Bull Munich (GER)
  • Kärpät Oulu (FIN)
  • Bílí Tygři Liberec (CZE) - beaten in Belfast in 2019/20
  • Bolzano Foxes (ITA/EBEL)
  • Färjestad Karlstad (SWE)
  • EV Zug (SWI)
  • Adler Mannheim (GER)
  • Lukko Rauma (FIN)
  • Oceláři Třinec (CZE)
  • Red Bull Salzburg (AUT) - beaten in Sheffield in 2016/17
  • Rögle Ängelholm (SWE) - CHL debut
  • HC Davos (SWI) - beaten in Cardiff in 2017/18
  • Straubing Tigers (GER) - CHL debut

Note: teams from the same league cannot face each other in the Round of 32.

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