Eight Preds in Tournament
Predators defenseman Marek Zidlicky has been added to Team Czech Republic's roster for the 2008 World Championships tournament, the eighth Preds player set to participate in this year's tournament and the second for Czech Republic along with forward Martin Erat
. Zidlicky is the fourth Preds defenseman to participate in the tournament, joining Dan Hamhuis (Canada), Ville Koistinen (Finland), and prospect Janne Niskala (Finland).
The tournament will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia & Quebec City, Quebec from May 2 - 18. Rosters for the tournament will be officially submitted on Thursday, May 1, with games starting on Friday, May 2.
Check back to NashvillePredators.com for the latest information on the World Championships, including special updates on Erat, Hamhuis, Hornqvist, Koistinen, Niskala, Pihlstrom, Radulov, Zidlicky, and Team USA.