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Leon Draisaitl will join Germany at the World Championship

by Paul Gazzola / EdmontonOilers.com

The Deutschland Dangler is heading home.

Leon Draisaitl will join Germany at the IIHF World Championship. Team Germany is in Group A, which is being played in his hometown of Cologne, Germany.

Group B is playing in Paris, France.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: Leon Draisaitl is headed to #IIHFWorlds to play for Germany. pic.twitter.com/x1EIOkXdsD

The forward played for Germany at the tournament in 2014 and 2016, accumulating two goals and six assists in 15 career World Championship games.

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