Head coach Pete Russell has named his 28-man squad for Great Britain's training camp next month and matches against Italy and Hungary.
The roster will then be cut to 25 for back-to-back games against KHL side Torpedo and this squad will go on to represent GB at the World Championship in Slovakia in May.
Robert Dowd, Evan Mosey and Colin Shields return after missing February's international match against Riga because of injury.
There are recalls for Josh Batch, Liam Kirk, Thomas Murdy and Craig Peacock, while Brendan Connolly is named in a GB squad for the first time.
Great Britain play Italy in the Skydome on Friday 19th April (7:30pm) and meet Hungary in Planet Ice Milton Keynes on Sunday 21st April (2pm).
GB will play in the top flight of world ice hockey for the first time since 1994 and are in Group A in Kosice, with games taking place at the Steel Arena.
GB and Germany go head to head on Saturday 11th May, before Britain face Canada on Sunday 12th May. After a rest day, Great Britain meet Denmark on Tuesday 14th May before facing USA on Wednesday 15th May.
Finland are GB’s opponents on Friday 17th May, while Russell’s side meet hosts Slovakia on Saturday 18th May. Britain complete their group campaign against France on Monday 20th May.
Ben Bowns - Cardiff Devils
Thomas Murdy - Cardiff Devils
Jackson Whistle - Sheffield Steelers
Josh Batch - Cardiff Devils
Tim Billingsley - Nottingham Panthers
Dallas Ehrhardt - Manchester Storm
Mark Garside - Belfast Giants
Steve Lee - Nottingham Panthers
Evan Mosey - Cardiff Devils
Ben O’Connor - Sheffield Steelers
David Phillips - Sheffield Steelers
Mark Richardson - Cardiff Devils
Ollie Betteridge - Nottingham Panthers
Brendan Connolly - Glasgow Clan
Ben Davies - Guildford Flames
Robert Dowd - Sheffield Steelers
Robert Farmer - Nottingham Panthers
Luke Ferrara - Coventry Blaze
Mike Hammond - Manchester Storm
Liam Kirk - Peterborough Petes
Robert Lachowicz - Nottingham Panthers
Ben Lake - Coventry Blaze
Ciaran Long - Manchester Storm
Matthew Myers - Cardiff Devils
Craig Peacock - Glasgow Clan
Brett Perlini - Nottingham Panthers
Jonathan Phillips - Sheffield Steelers
Colin Shields - Belfast Giants
Photo Credit: Dean Woolley