Canada men's national field hockey team

The Canadian men's national field hockey team represents Canada in international men's field hockey since 1964, when it played in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Canada
Canada
Nickname(s)Red Caribou
AssociationField Hockey Canada
ConfederationPAHF (Americas)
Head CoachPasha Gademan
Assistant coach(es)André Henning
Craig Sieben
ManagerKelly Vanry
CaptainScott Tupper
Most capsKen Pereira (348)[1]
Top scorerScott Tupper (126)[2]
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 12 Steady (2 June 2022)[3]
Olympic Games
Appearances8 (first in 1964)
Best result10th (1976, 1984, 2000, 2008)
World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1978)
Best result8th (1998)
Pan American Games
Appearances14 (first in 1967)
Best result1st (1983, 1987, 1999, 2007)
Pan American Cup
Appearances6 (first in 2000)
Best result1st (2009)

Tournament historyEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
  1908
until
  1960
Did not participate
  1964 Group stage 13th 7 1 0 6 5 25 Squad
  1968 Did not participate
  1972
  1976 9th place game 10th 6 1 0 5 6 14 Squad
  1980 Did not participate
  1984 9th place game 10th 7 1 1 5 8 20 Squad
  1988 11th place game 11th 7 1 2 4 6 15 Squad
  1992 Did not qualify
  1996
  2000 9th place game 10th 7 1 3 3 10 16 Squad
  2004 Did not qualify
  2008 9th place game 10th 6 1 1 4 10 20 Squad
  2012 Did not qualify
  2016 Group stage 11th 5 0 1 4 7 22 Squad
  2020 Group stage 12th 5 0 1 4 9 27 Squad
Total Best: 10th 8/24 50 6 9 35 61 159

World CupEdit

FIH World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
  1971 Did not participate
  1973
  1975 Did not qualify
  1978 11th place game 11th 8 2 2 4 15 19 Squad
  1982 Did not qualify
  1986 9th place game 10th 7 1 1 5 6 16 Squad
  1990 11th place game 11th 7 1 1 5 6 11 Squad
  1994 Did not qualify
  1998 7th place game 8th 7 1 3 3 16 18 Squad
  2002 Did not qualify
  2006
  2010 11th place game 11th 6 1 0 5 9 30 Squad
  2014 Did not qualify
  2018 Cross-over 11th 4 0 1 3 3 13 Squad
  2023 Did not qualify
Total Best: 8th 6/15 39 6 8 25 55 107

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Commonwealth Games record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1998 Group stage 7th 4 1 2 1 11 6
  2002 5th place game 6th 5 0 1 4 7 14
  2006 9th place game 9th 5 1 0 4 5 16
  2010 7th place game 7th 5 2 2 1 8 8
  2014 5th place game 6th 5 1 0 4 8 16
  2018 7th place game 8th 5 1 0 4 4 15
  2022 Qualified
Total Best: 6th 7/7 29 6 5 18 43 75

Hockey Nations CupEdit

FIH Hockey Nations Cup
Year Round
  2022 Qualified

Sultan Azlan Shah CupEdit

Sultan Azlan
Shah Cup
record
Year Position
1995 4th
1999 4th
2000 7th
2007 8th
2008 5th
2014 5th
2015 5th
2016 6th
2019 4th
2020 Cancelled
Best result: 4th place

Defunct competitionsEdit

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 19 players were named on 18 January 2022 for the 2022 Men's Pan American Cup in Santiago, Chile from 20 to 30 January 2022.[4]

Caps updated as of 30 January 2022, after the match against the United States.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
31 GK Antoni Kindler (1988-05-16) 16 May 1988 (age 34) 112
32 GK Zachary Coombs (2001-04-24) 24 April 2001 (age 21) 2   West Vancouver

16 DF Gordon Johnston (1993-01-30) 30 January 1993 (age 29) 193   HGC
24 DF James Kirkpatrick (1991-03-29) 29 March 1991 (age 31) 114   West Vancouver
26 DF Sam Cabral (1999-02-23) 23 February 1999 (age 23) 12   UBC Thunderbirds
29 DF Taylor Curran (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 30) 194   West Vancouver

9 MF Chris Tardif (2000-08-03) 3 August 2000 (age 21) 7   Vancouver Hawks
11 MF Balraj Panesar (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 26) 80   East Grinstead
13 MF Brendan Guraliuk (2000-05-14) 14 May 2000 (age 22) 21   Club an der Alster
27 MF Sukhi Panesar (1993-12-26) 26 December 1993 (age 28) 164

1 FW Floris van Son (1992-02-05) 5 February 1992 (age 30) 47   Hurley
2 FW Matthew Barnett (1999-01-16) 16 January 1999 (age 23) 7
5 FW Devohn Noronha-Teixeira (1989-02-09) 9 February 1989 (age 33) 103
8 FW Oliver Scholfield (1993-09-11) 11 September 1993 (age 28) 85
10 FW Keegan Pereira (1991-09-08) 8 September 1991 (age 30) 195
17 FW Brenden Bissett (1993-01-28) 28 January 1993 (age 29) 151
20 FW Fin Boothroyd (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 23) 36   East Grinstead
21 FW Matthew Sarmento (1991-06-23) 23 June 1991 (age 31) 134   Vancouver Hawks
23 FW Iain Smythe (1985-06-02) 2 June 1985 (age 37) 205

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK Ethan McTavish (2000-05-01) 1 May 2000 (age 22) 0   West Vancouver v.   United States, 19 December 2021

DF John Smythe (1989-08-31) 31 August 1989 (age 32) 129 v.   United States, 19 December 2021

MF Harbir Sidhu (1997-08-14) 14 August 1997 (age 24) 7   India Club v.   United States, 19 December 2021

FW Gavin Bains (1998-10-18) 18 October 1998 (age 23) 1   India Club v.   United States, 19 December 2021

Famous playersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "All-Time Cap Leaders". fieldhockey.ca. Field Hockey Canada. May 2021. Retrieved 11 February 2022.
  2. ^ "Captain Scott Tupper retires from Men's National Team Program". fieldhockey.ca. Field Hockey Canada. 16 December 2021. Retrieved 17 December 2021.
  3. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 2 June 2022. Retrieved 2 June 2022.
  4. ^ "2022 Pan American Cup [MEN]". fieldhockey.ca. Field Hockey Canada. 18 January 2022. Retrieved 31 January 2022.

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