HF: First of all congratulations on the victory over Slovakia. A great way for the both of you to start the new year
Patrick: Yeah for sure. It was a tough game for us . The Slovaks play a good transition game and their puck control is very good.
Deny: We should have kept the lead after we went up 2-1 so late in the game, but in the end I think we deserved to win this game.
HF: What can this Swiss team achieve during this WJC?
Deny: So far we played with a lot of ups and downs, we’ll take it game by game.
HF: Are you satsfied with your own performance so far?
Deny: Yes I am satisfied with it.
Patrick: Yes, although I’ve been a bit inconsistent. Today I played well though I thought.
HF: In the semi final you meet Canada again
Deny: It will be a very tough game for us for sure. We usually have a lot of trouble against North American teams.
Patrick: I’m looking forward to meet them. I am looking for revenge. I want to kick their ass. Canadians always tend to say Swiss players have no balls, and indeed we didn’t show any in the first meeting but now we know how they play and they won’t get away with it so easily anymore.
HF: The both of you were top snipers in the Swiss top juniors leagues. Right now in the NLA your production has been limited to only a few points.
Patrick: We played 3 years in the juniors so the last year we were the veterans there which made it easier.
Deny: The gap between junior and senior level in Switzerland is big. We have to get used to the N Read more »