Champions Hockey League draw is coming up!
On Wednesday, 25th May, all eyes of hockey fans will be directed to Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland. The Champions Hockey League 2022-23 Group Stage draw will take place there. Comarch Cracovia will be drawn from Pot 4.
In Pot 4, seven other teams are also seeded, including Polish Champions, GKS Katowice, Slovan Bratislava from Slovakia and Pasy's rivals during IIHF Continental Cup Finals, Aalborg Pirates.
The Group Stage Draw will start at 16:00 CET. It will be broadcasted by the Official Champions Hockey League YouTube Channel. You can watch the draw [HERE].
The Group Stage will start in September and finish in mid-October (1st September to 12th October). The Final of Champions Hockey League is scheduled to 18th February, 2023.
2022-23 Champions Hockey League Draw Seedings:
Pot 1: Rögle Ängelholm (Sweden, CHL Champions), Färjestad Karlstad (Sweden), EV Zug (Switzerland), Eisbären Berlin (Germany), Tappara Tampere (Finland), Oceláři Třinec (Czech Republic), Red Bull Salzburg (Austria), Luleå Hockey (Sweden).
Pot 2: Fribourg-Gottéron (Switzerland), Red Bull Munich (Germany), Jukurit Mikkeli (Finland), Mountfield HK (Czech Republic), Villach SV (Austria), Skellefteå AIK (Sweden), ZSC Lions Zurich (Switzerland), Grizzlys Wolfsburg (Germany).
Pot 3: Ilves Tampere (Finland), Sparta Praga (Czech Republic), Fehérvár AV19 (Hungary, from ICE League), Frölunda Gothenburg (Sweden), Rapperswil-Jona Lakers (Switzerland), Straubing Tigers (Germany), TPS Turku (Finland), HC Davos (Switzerland).
Pot 4: Belfast Giants (United Kingdom), Grenoble (France), Slovan Bratysława (Slovakia), Stavanger Oilers (Norway), GKS Katowice (Poland), Aalborg Pirates (Denmark), Olimpija Ljubljana (Slowenia, from ICE League), Comarch Cracovia (Poland).