Tomasz Set For Polish Camp

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Swindon Wildcats logo Corvus Travel sponsored Tomasz Malasinski is set to return to International duty this month, after being selected as part of a 34-man training camp, some of whom will battle it out for selection to the Polish national team to take part in Olympic Qualification [between February 11 and February 14, 2016] as well as Aprils World Championships Division 1A campaign.

Photo by Nicky Pearce on behalf of the Swindon Wildcats

The Wildcats forward will feature in the camp but not take part in a game which has been organised as part of the camp against a Foreign League Stars side in the Spodek Arena, Katowice [Poland] on Saturday, February 6 [2016] at 5:30pm.

Instead, Malasinski will return to Swindon to take part in the clubs vital home game against the Guildford Flames [on the same date], but he will be absent from the Cats line-up at Basingstoke [on Friday February 12, 2016], Milton Keynes [Saturday February 13, 2016] and at our home game against Basingstoke [Sunday February 14, 2016] in order to feature in his countries Olympic Qualifiers in Hungary against Estonia, Lithuania and Hungary respectively, the following week.

"We are all delighted for Tomasz that he has been selected to play for Poland and we wish him luck in the upcoming games," Nell told

"It's great for the club that we have players of Tomasz's calibre that represent their country at the Olympic and World Championship level."

Full Polish Roster for the camp:

Netminders: Kosowski Kamil, Przemyslaw Odrobny , Radziszewski Rafal and Ondrej Raska.

Defenders: Adam Borzecki, Matthew Bryk, Bartosz Dabkowski, Raphael Dutka, Paul Droni, Kamil Upper, Michael Kotlorz, Maciej Kruczek, Bartholomew Comfort, Matthew Rompkowski, Patrick Wajda, Jacob Wanacki and Oscar Jaskiewicz.

Forwards: Adam Baginski, Matthew Bepierszcz, Aron Chmielewski, Dziubinski Krystian, Radoslaw Galant, Casper Button, Tomasz Malasinski, Damian Kapitsa, Kalinowski Kamil, Martin Kolusz, Nicholas Lopuski, Gregory Pasiut, Marek Strzyzowski, Urbanowicz Maciej, Patrick Wronka, James Witecki and Krzysztof Zapala.

"You could say that great hockey returns to Spodek, because it would be the match involving the Polish national team," David Chwalka, President of the Polish Ice Hockey Association told his countries official website after the roster was announced.

"For our team it will be a great opportunity to look at the ice rink where in a few months we will be playing very important games."

So far this season, Malasinski has played 37 games for the Wildcats during which he has netted 28 goals and made 31 assists for 59 points.

He's also featured in 3 games for Poland who are currently ranksed 22 in the world, and picked up 3 assists.

The camp begins on Wednesday February 3 [2016], and will be followed by the final selection of the 26-man squad who will take part in the forthcoming Olympic Qualifications and World Championships.

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