16.06.2010 Two further games of the qualificationround as well as one of the relegationround online
With the games Finnland against Belarus and Russia against Germany the first game day of the qualification round was completed. Belarus lost against the Finns by 2:0 and Germany after a great fight lost only narrowly against strong Russians by 2:3.
Furthermore the first relegation round game day was completed with the game USA versus Kazakhstan where the Americans won uncontested by 10:0.
14.05.2010 QR Finnland - Belarus at the Lanxess Arena at Cologne (D)
15.05.2010 RR USA - Kazakhstan at the Lanxess Arena at Cologne (D)
15.05.2010 QR Russia - Germany at the Lanxess Arena at Cologne (D)