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CIS men's national junior ice hockey team

The CIS men's national under 20 ice hockey team was an under-20 ice hockey team that played for one year at the International Ice Hockey Federation's World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in 1992. They represented the Commonwealth of Independent States - former Soviet Union nations, while the dissolution was occurring. They won the gold medal at the tournament.[1] They were coached by Viktor Tikhonov.

Commonwealth of Independent States
Most pointsAlexei Kovalev (10)
First international
 CIS 10–2 Switzerland  
(Kaufbeuren, Germany; December 26, 1991)
Biggest win
 CIS 10–2 Switzerland  
(Kaufbeuren, Germany; December 26, 1991)
Biggest defeat
 Czechoslovakia 5–2 CIS 
(Füssen, Germany; January 1, 1992)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances1 (first in 1992)
Best resultGold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1 – (1992)
International record (W–L–T)

Sporting the Soviet red jerseys, but with no name or logo, after each victory, there was no national anthem (as it was yet to select it for independent states), only the Olympic hymn.[2]

The following year the team was dissolved.


  1. ^ "Commonwealth of Independent States". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  2. ^ IIHF 100-year-anniversary story #59