Andrei Stas will be captain of the Belarus national ice hockey team at the upcoming World Ice Hockey Championship.
Alexander Pavlovich and Vladimir Denisov have been chosen as his assistants. This is the choice of the Belarus coaching staff.
The IIHF WM 2017 in Germany and France will start on May 5th.
Belarusians are going to hold two more friendlies ahead of the championship. At the EuroChallenge, Belarus will meet Sweden twice.