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Bosnia and Herzegovina men's national ice hockey team

The Bosnia and Herzegovina national ice hockey team (Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian: Hokejaška reprezentacija BiH; Хокејашка репрезентација БиХ) is the national men's ice hockey team of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation through the Bosnia and Herzegovina Ice Hockey Federation.

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nickname(s)Ledeni zmajevi (The Ice Dragons)
AssociationHokejaški savez Bosne i Hercegovine
General ManagerAdnan Mekva
Head coachUroš Brestovać
AssistantsSamuel Le Foll-St-Amour
CaptainMirzet Hodžić
Most gamesErmin Hasović & Admir Pilav (16)
Most pointsMirzet Hodžić (4)
Home stadiumJuan Antonio Samaranch Olympic Hall
Team colors         
IIHF codeBIH
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Ranking
Current IIHF49 Decrease 1 (26 May 2019)[1]
Highest IIHF45 (first in 2016)
Lowest IIHF48 (first in 2010)
First international
Greece  10–1  Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Sarajevo, BIH; 15 February 2008)
Biggest win
Kuwait  0–9  Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Abu Dhabi, UAE; 4 April 2019)
Biggest defeat
North Korea  13–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina
(İzmir, Turkey; 3 April 2015)
Luxembourg  13–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Istanbul, Turkey; 6 April 2016)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances6 (first in 2008)
Best result44th (2016)
International record (W–L–T)
7–15–0

Withdrawal from 2017 IIHF tournamentEdit

Bosnia and Herzegovina decided to withdraw from the 2017 IIHF World Championship Division III tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, and thus all their games were count as 5–0 forfeits for the opposing teams.[2]

Tournament recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Host Result Pld W OTW OTL L
1920 through 1992 As part of   Yugoslavia
1994 through 2018 Did not qualify
Total

World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Host Result Pld W OTW OTL L
1930 through 1992 As part of   Yugoslavia
1993 through 2007 Did not enter
2008   Sarajevo 47th place
(2nd in Division III Q)
2 1 0 0 1
2009 through 2014 Did not participate
2015   İzmir 47th place
(7th in Division III)
6 0 0 0 6
2016   Istanbul 44th place
(4th in Division III)
5 2 0 0 3
2017   Sofia Withdrew from tournament[2]
(All games marked as 5–0 forfeits)
2018   Sarajevo 48th place
(2nd in Division III Q)
3 2 0 0 1
2019   Abu Dhabi 50th place
(4th in Division III Q)
5 2 0 1 2
Total 5/12 21 7 0 1 13

RosterEdit

Initial roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship Division III.

Head coach:   Kevin Auerbach

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
1 G Edis Pribišić Unknown Unknown (1988-03-05) 5 March 1988 (age 31)   Vukovi Stari Grad Sarajevo
3 F Amar Lemeš Unknown Unknown (1989-12-01) 1 December 1989 (age 29)   Vukovi Stari Grad Sarajevo
4 D Nermin Alić 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 98 kg (216 lb) (1986-11-27) 27 November 1986 (age 32)   Vukovi Stari Grad Sarajevo
5 D Minel Bakal Unknown Unknown (1987-11-05) 5 November 1987 (age 31)   Ajkule Ilidža 2010
6 F Damir Nikulin 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 78 kg (172 lb) (1995-09-05) 5 September 1995 (age 24)   Blue Bulls Sarajevo
7 F Faris Ramić 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1998-05-17) 17 May 1998 (age 21)   Blue Bulls Sarajevo
8 F Mirzet Hodžić 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 81 kg (179 lb) (1989-08-24) 24 August 1989 (age 30)   Vukovi Stari Grad Sarajevo
9 F Ermin Hasović 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 77 kg (170 lb) (1989-08-06) 6 August 1989 (age 30) Unknown
10 D Admir Pilav 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb) (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 32)   Medvjedi Sarajevo
11 D Anthony London Unknown Unknown (1971-07-17) 17 July 1971 (age 48)   Blue Bulls Sarajevo
13 D Din Gašević 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) (1993-09-13) 13 September 1993 (age 26)   Vukovi Stari Grad Sarajevo
14 F Dino Čordalija Unknown Unknown (1991-02-08) 8 February 1991 (age 28)   Vukovi Stari Grad Sarajevo
15 F Nermin Logo Unknown Unknown (1990-03-01) 1 March 1990 (age 29)   Ajkule Ilidža 2010
16 F Amar Hadžihasanović 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1994-02-26) 26 February 1994 (age 25) Unknown
18 F Tarik Ćatović 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-05-10) 10 May 1994 (age 25)   Medvjedi Sarajevo
19 F Amon Rakić Unknown Unknown (1999-08-29) 29 August 1999 (age 20)   Blue Bulls Sarajevo
20 G Dino Pašović 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1986-02-08) 8 February 1986 (age 33)   Medvjedi Sarajevo
21 F Samir Musić Unknown Unknown Unknown   Blue Bulls Sarajevo
23 F Dado Tokić 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1993-11-23) 23 November 1993 (age 25)   Vukovi Stari Grad Sarajevo
24 F Sven Zaimović 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 84 kg (185 lb) (1995-04-02) 2 April 1995 (age 24)   Blue Bulls Sarajevo

All-time record against other nationsEdit

Last match update: 28 February 2018[3]

Team GP W T L GF GA
  Armenia* 1 1 0 0 5 0
  Georgia* 3 1 0 2 8 18
  Greece 1 0 0 1 1 10
  Hong Kong 2 1 0 1 5 12
  Kuwait 1 1 0 0 8 1
  Luxembourg 2 0 0 2 0 18
  North Macedonia 2 1 0 1 14 14
  North Korea 1 0 0 1 0 13
  South Africa 1 0 0 1 0 10
  Turkey 5 1 0 4 11 39
  Turkmenistan 1 0 0 1 3 13
  United Arab Emirates 2 1 0 1 8 6
Total 22 7 0 15 63 154

Note 1: Bosnia and Herzegovina was awarded a 5–0 victory over Armenia in the 2008 IIHF World Championship Division III Qualification tournament after Armenia forfeited the game due to player eligibility issues. The score of the game was originally an 18–1 for Armenia.

Note 2: Bosnia and Herzegovina was awarded a 5–0 victory over Georgia in the 2016 IIHF World Championship Division III tournament after Georgia forfeited the game due to the use of ineligible players. The score of the game was originally an 8–0 for Georgia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Bosnia withdraws". International Ice Hockey Federation. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Bosnia Men All Time Results" (PDF). National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 16 November 2016.

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