The Swiss Ice Hockey Federation has appointed Ticketmaster as its official ticketing partner for the 2019-20 season.

Under the agreement, Ticketmaster Switzerland will sell tickets for all the home games of the men’s national ice hockey team.

The contract will therefore include all preparation matches for the World Championships 2020, taking place in Switzerland.

George Egloff, chief executive of Ticketmaster Switzerland, said: “With many key moments set to take place over the coming years in Swiss ice hockey, we’re proud that our new partners have chosen Ticketmaster for their ticketing needs. We look forward to harnessing our unparalleled innovation and best in class products, to provide a fantastic ticketing experience for Swiss ice hockey fans.”

Florian Kohler, chief executive of the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation, added: “We are looking forward to a successful partnership with Ticketmaster as of next year, providing tickets together to our many fans throughout Switzerland.”

Ticketmaster Switzerland also signed agreements with Hockey Club Davos which plays at the 7,080-capacity Vaillant Arena in the Swiss city of Davos, as well as with the Spengler Cup, one of the oldest invitational ice hockey team tournaments in the world, which attracts more than 80,000 visitors across the six days.

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