This is a selection of my best pictures from the IIHF Hockey World Championship 2011 Bratislava.

Among others, the picture of Czech Players celebrating after the opening goal against Denmark appeared on the internet site of New York Times and the picture of Slovenia’s Andrej Tavzelj and Germany’s Robert Dietrich hitting the glass appeared on the internet site of Los Angeles Times.

Czech Republic's Petr Caslava (2nd L), Karel Rachunek (R) and goalie Ondrej Pavelec (L) vie for the puck with Herberts Vasiljevs (2nd R) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group A match between the Czech Republic and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 30 April 2011. The Czech Republic won 4-2. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Nikolai Belov (L) of Russia in action against Bostjan Golicic (R) of Slovenia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group A match between Russia and Slovenia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 01 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Ladislav Nagy (R) of Slovakia scores Slovakia's first goal against Kai Hospelt (L) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group A match between Slovakia and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 01 May 2011. Germany won 4-3. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Players of Czech Republic celebrate after scoring their first goal during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Czech Republic and Denmark at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 02 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Petr Caslava (top) of Czech Republic vies for the puck with Kasper Degn (bottom) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Czech Republic and Denmark at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 02 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Andrej Tavzelj (R) of Slovenia vies for the puck with Robert Dietrich (L) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group A match between Slovenia and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 03 May 2011. Germany won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Mads Bodker (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Mikelis Redlihs (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Tomas Rolinek (L) of Czech Republic vies for the puck with Ladislav Nagy (R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Czech Republic and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 06 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Tomas Plekanec (L) of Czech Republic vies for the puck with Michal Handzus (R) and Ivan Baranka (2nd R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Czech Republic and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 06 May 2011. Czech Republic won 3-2. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Richard Zednik (white No.20) of Slovakia tries to score against goalkeeper Ondrej Pavelec of Czech Republic during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Czech Republic and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 06 May 2011. Czech Republic won 3-2. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Thomas Koch (2ndL) and Daniel Welser (R) of Austria vie for the puck with goalie Robert Kristan (L) and Gregory Kuznik (2ndR) of Slovenia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group G relegation match between Austria and Slovenia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Jarkko Immonen (C) of Finland vies for the puck with Martin Cibak (L) and Branko Radivojevic (R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Martin Havlat of the Czech Republic leaves the penalty box during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between the Czech Republic and Russia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 08 May 2011. The Czech team won 3-2. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Petr Caslava (R) of Czech Republic vies for the puck with Alexei Morozov (L) of Russia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between the Czech Republic and Russia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 08 May 2011.

Alexander Radulov (C) of Russia fights with Jakub Voracek (bottom) of the Czech Republic during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between the Czech Republic and Russia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 08 May 2011. The Czech team won 3-2. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Marek Zidlicky (L) of Czech Republic fails to score against goalie Konstantin Barulin (R) of Russia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between the Czech Republic and Russia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 08 May 2011.

Alexei Morozov (C) of Russia vies for the puck with Topi Jaakola (R) and goalie Teemu Lassila (L) of Finland during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Russia and Finland at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 9. May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Alexander Ovechkin (R) of Russia vies for the puck with Tuomo Ruutu (L) of Finland during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Russia and Finland at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 9. May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Czech Republic's Jaromir Jagr celebrates after scoring his third goal during the Ice Hockey World Championship quarter final match between the Czech Republic and the USA at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 11 May 2011. The Czech team won 4-0. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Alexander Radulov (up) of Russia in action against Marc Methot (bottom) of Canada during the Ice Hockey World Championship quarter final match between Canada and Russia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 12 May 2011. Russia won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

epa02730891 Patrik Berglund (L) of Sweden vies for the puck with Patrik Elias (R) of the Czech Republic during the Ice Hockey World Championship semi final match between the Czech Republic and Sweden at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

epa02731559 Dmitri Kulikov (L) of Russia vies for the puck with Jarkko Immonen (R) of Finland during the Ice Hockey World Championship semi final match between Finland and Russia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 May 2011. Finland won 3-0. EPA/PETER HUDEC

epa02735276 Finland players celebrate after they won the Ice Hockey World Championship final match between Sweden and Finland at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 15 May 2011. Finland won 6-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC