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Belgium men's national ice hockey team

The Belgian men's national ice hockey team has participated in the IIHF European Championships from 1910 to 1932. They have won 2 bronze medals (1910, 1911), 1 silver medal (1927), and 1 gold medal (1913).

Belgium
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationRoyal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation
Head coachMike Kolodziejczyk
AssistantsJan Van Beveren
CaptainJordan Paulus
Most gamesTim Vos (118)
Most pointsTim Vos (67)
Team colors                   
IIHF codeBEL
Belgium national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
Ranking
Current IIHF37 Steady (26 May 2019)[1]
Highest IIHF32 (first in 2005)
Lowest IIHF37 (2018)
First international
Belgium  3–0  France
(Brussels, Belgium; 4 March 1905)
Biggest win
Belgium  21–2  New Zealand
(Geel, Belgium; 21 March 1989)
Biggest defeat
Ukraine  37–2  Belgium
(Bled, Slovenia; 13 March 1993)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances52 (first in 1930)
Best result7th (1950)
European Championships
Appearances14 (first in 1910)
Best resultMed 1.png (1913)
Olympics
Appearances4 (first in 1920)
International record (W–L–T)
133–263–18

Tournament participationEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Games GP W OW T OL L GF GA Coach Captain Finish Rank
  1920 Antwerp 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 ? ? Gold Medal Round 7th
  1924 Chamonix 3 0 0 0 0 3 8 45 ? ? First round 7th
  1928 St. Moritz 3 2 0 0 0 1 9 10 ? ? First round 8th
  1932 Lake Placid Did not participate
  1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 3 0 0 0 0 3 4 20 ? ? First round 14th
1948–2022 Did not qualify since

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1930 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1933 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1934 – Finished in 11th place
  • 1935 – Finished in 14th place
  • 1939 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1947 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1949 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1950 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1951 – Finished in 4th place Criterium Européen
  • 1952 – Finished 5th place in Pool B
  • 1955 – Finished in 6th place in Pool B
  • 1956 – Finished in 3rd place in Pool B
  • 1961 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1963 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1970 – Finished in 7th place in Pool C
  • 1971 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1975 – Finished in 7th place in Pool C
  • 1977 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1978 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1987 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1989 – Finished in 1st place in Pool D
  • 1990 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1991 – Finished in 9th place in Pool C
  • 1992 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C1
  • 1993 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1994 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C2
  • 1995 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C2
  • 1996 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 1997 – Finished in 8th place in Pool D
  • 1998 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 1999 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 2000 – Finished in 2nd place in Pool D
  • 2001 – Finished in 5th place in Division II, Group B
  • 2002 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2003 – Finished in 1st place in Division II, Group B
  • 2004 – Finished in 6th place in Division I, Group B
  • 2005 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group B
  • 2006 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2007 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2008 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2009 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group B
  • 2010 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2011 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group A
  • 2012 – Finished in 1st place in Division II, Group B
  • 2013 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2014 – Finished in 5th place in Division II, Group A
  • 2015 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2016 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2017 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group A
  • 2018 – Finished in 5th place in Division II, Group A
  • 2019 – Finished in 6th place in Division II, Group A

European ChampionshipsEdit

Games GP W T L GF GA Coach Captain Finish Rank
  1910 Les Avants 3 1 1 1 5 6 ? ? Round-robin  
  1911 Berlin 3 1 1 1 5 13 ? ? Round-robin  
  1912 Prague* Did not participate
  1913 Munich 3 2 1 0 25 10 ? ? Round-robin  
  1914 Berlin 2 0 0 2 2 13 ? ? Round-robin  
1915–1920 No Championships (World War I).
  1921 Stockholm Did not participate
  1922 St. Moritz Did not participate
  1923 Antwerp 4 1 0 3 5 18 ? ? Round-robin 4th
  1924 Milan 2 1 0 1 4 3 ? ? Group stage 4th
  1925 Štrbské Pleso, Starý Smokvovec 3 0 1 2 1 9 ? ? Round-robin 4th
  1926 Davos 4 1 0 3 5 8 ? ? Second round 7th
  1927 Wien 5 3 1 1 13 3 ? ? Round-robin  
  1929 Budapest 2 0 1 1 1 2 ? ? First round 7th
  1932 Berlin Did not participate

RosterEdit

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[2]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
25 Mike Jansen L 172 cm 76 kg (1992-02-04) 4 February 1992 (age 27)   HYC Herentals
20 Tom Prodi L 178 cm 81 kg (1993-09-19) 19 September 1993 (age 26)   Bulldogs Liege
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
22 Michael Distate L 185 cm 78 kg (1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 30)   Bulldogs Liege
6 Vadim Gyebreghs L 193 cm 95 kg (1991-12-16) 16 December 1991 (age 27)   HYC Herentals
24 Jordan Paulus L 180 cm 90 kg (1990-07-08) 8 July 1990 (age 29)   Bulldogs Liege
15 Dean Thurura L 182 cm 76 kg (1991-02-16) 16 February 1991 (age 28)   IHC Leuven
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
23 Alexandre Bremer R 198 cm 96 kg (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 27)   Bulldogs Liege
19 Yoren de Smet R 172 cm 68 kg (1994-11-23) 23 November 1994 (age 24)   Bulldogs Liege
11 Timo Dewin L 191 cm 93 kg (1989-05-02) 2 May 1989 (age 30)   HYC Herentals
4 Yente Franssen L 174 cm 78 kg (1992-12-24) 24 December 1992 (age 26)   HYC Herentals
7 Bryan Henry L 176 cm 75 kg (1995-08-20) 20 August 1995 (age 24)   Hockey Club Avignon
18 Andy Kolodziejczyk R 178 cm 75 kg (1995-03-15) 15 March 1995 (age 24)   Bulldogs Liege
16 Bryan Kolodziejczyk L 183 cm 77 kg (1991-06-14) 14 June 1991 (age 28)   HYC Herentals
21 Maxime Pellegrims R 170 cm 72 kg (1993-01-08) 8 January 1993 (age 26)   IHC Leuven
17 Ben van den Bogaert L 183 cm 74 kg (1989-12-08) 8 December 1989 (age 29)   Phantoms Deurne
12 Patrick van Noten L 172 cm 70 kg (1995-11-20) 20 November 1995 (age 23)   HYC Herentals
5 Brent van Rooy R 174 cm 66 kg (1996-12-13) 13 December 1996 (age 22)   HYC Herentals
10 Ben Vercammen L 182 cm 79 kg (1988-05-21) 21 May 1988 (age 31)   HYC Herentals

Hockey Hall of Fame membersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ "2016 World Championships Division 2A Team Belgium. (Men)" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 26 May 2016.

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