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China men's national ice hockey team

The Chinese national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey team of the People's Republic of China. The team is controlled by the Chinese Ice Hockey Association and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

China China
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)(Dragons)
AssociationChinese Ice Hockey Association
General ManagerWang Anru
Head coachJuha Nurminen
AssistantsHu Jiang
Ville Närhi
Markku Paukkunen
CaptainChen Lei
Most gamesWang Dahai (83)
Most pointsWang Dahai (50)
Team colors              
IIHF codeCHN
China national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
Ranking
Current IIHF32 Increase 1 (26 May 2019)[1]
Highest IIHF27 (first in 2006)
Lowest IIHF39 (2011)
First international
Romania  6–4  China
(Bucharest, Romania; 12 February 1972)
Biggest win
China  35–0  Kuwait
(Gangneung, South Korea; 1 February 1999)
Biggest defeat
Norway  25–1  China
(Debrecen, Hungary; 22 April 2005)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances34 (first in 1972)
Best result15th (1982)
Asian Winter Games
Appearances8 (first in 1986)
Best resultGold medal with cup.svg Gold (1986, 1990)
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze (1996, 1999, 2003)
International record (W–L–T)
121–191–27
China men's national ice hockey team
Traditional Chinese中國國家冰球隊
Simplified Chinese中国国家冰球队

Tournament recordEdit

World Championship recordEdit

  • 1972 – 18th place (5th in Pool C)
  • 1973 – 19th place (5th in Pool C)
  • 1974 – 20th place (6th in Pool C)
  • 1978 – 20th place (4th in Pool C)
  • 1979 – 18th place (Pool B)
  • 1981 – 18th place (2nd in Pool C). Promoted to Pool B
  • 1982 – 15th place (6th in Pool B). Relegated to Pool C
  • 1983 – 19th place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1985 – 19th place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1986 – 18th place (2nd in Pool C). Promoted to Pool B
  • 1987 – 16th place (8th in Pool B). Relegated to Pool C
  • 1989 – 19th place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1990 – 19th place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1991 – 18th place (2nd in Pool C). Promoted to Pool B
  • 1992 – 19th place (7th in Pool B)
  • 1993 – 19th place (7th in Pool B)
  • 1994 – 20th place (8th in Pool B). Relegated to Pool C
  • 1995 – 25th place (Pool C)
  • 1996 – 27th place (Pool C)
  • 1997 – 27th place (7th in Pool C)
  • 1998 – 28th place (4th in Pool C)
  • 1999 – 28th place (4th in Pool C)
  • 2000 – 26th place (2nd in Pool C). Promoted to Division I
  • 2001 – 27th place (5th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2002 – 28th place (6th in Division I, Group B). Relegated to Division II
  • 2003 – 32nd place (2nd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2004 – 30th place (1st in Division II, Group A). Promoted to Division I
  • 2005 – 28th place (6th in Division I, Group A). Relegated to Division II
  • 2006 – 30th place (1st in Division II, Group B). Promoted to Division I
  • 2007 – 28th place (6th in Division I, Group A). Relegated to Division II
  • 2008 – 32nd place (2nd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2009 – 34th place (3rd in Division II, Group A)
  • 2010 – 38th place (5th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2011 – 36th place (4th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2012 – 36th place (2nd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2013 – 38th place (4th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2014 – 38th place (4th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2015 – 35th place (1st in Division II, Group B) Promoted to Division II, Group A
  • 2016 – 34th place (6th in Division II, Group A) Relegated to Division II, Group B
  • 2017 – 35th place (1st in Division II, Group B) Promoted to Division II, Group A
  • 2018 – 32nd place (4th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2019 – 33rd place (5th in Division II, Group A)

Asian GamesEdit

RosterEdit

Roster for the 2018 IIHF World Championship.

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
1 Sun Zehao L 180 cm 60 kg (1995-12-13) 13 December 1995 (age 23)   Kunlun Red Star
20 Xia Shengrong L 187 cm 100 kg (1994-11-24) 24 November 1994 (age 24)   Kunlun Red Star
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
5 Si Hanwen L 183 cm 75 kg (1999-11-02) 2 November 1999 (age 19)   Kunlun Red Star
7 Hu Tianyu R 182 cm 75 kg (1991-02-15) 15 February 1991 (age 28)   Kunlun Red Star
8 Yang Mingxi L 175 cm 77 kg (1991-01-04) 4 January 1991 (age 28)   Kunlun Red Star
11 Zhang Pengfei L 177 cm 70 kg (1997-05-09) 9 May 1997 (age 22)   Kunlun Red Star
13 Zhang Dehan L 180 cm 82 kg (1999-10-19) 19 October 1999 (age 19)   Kunlun Red Star
24 Yan Ruinan L 189 cm 90 kg (2001-06-25) 25 June 2001 (age 18)   Kunlun Red Star
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
2 Wu Hao L 180 cm 70 kg (1997-04-01) 1 April 1997 (age 22)   Kunlun Red Star
6 Zhang Hao C L 184 cm 80 kg (1989-07-20) 20 July 1989 (age 30)   Kunlun Red Star
9 Chong Wei L 178 cm 87 kg (1998-07-30) 30 July 1998 (age 21)   Philadelphia Rebels
10 Ying Rudi A R 185 cm 86 kg (1998-08-16) 16 August 1998 (age 21)   Kunlun Red Star
12 Zhang Zesen L 175 cm 57 kg (1996-12-19) 19 December 1996 (age 22)   Kunlun Red Star
14 Huang Qianyi R 182 cm 70 kg (1999-06-04) 4 June 1999 (age 20)   Kunlun Red Star
16 Liu Bo R 177 cm 70 kg (1990-12-24) 24 December 1990 (age 28)   Qiqihar
17 Sun Peng A R 183 cm 75 kg (1990-06-01) 1 June 1990 (age 29)   Qiqihar
18 Zhang Wenqinghua R 178 cm 65 kg (1996-10-26) 26 October 1996 (age 22)   Qiqihar
19 Huang Peng L 180 cm 65 kg (1996-10-13) 13 October 1996 (age 22)   Kunlun Red Star
21 Zhang Cheng R 172 cm 77 kg (1994-12-29) 29 December 1994 (age 24)   Qiqihar
22 Zuo Tianyou R 175 cm 65 kg (1997-07-07) 7 July 1997 (age 22)   Kunlun Red Star
23 Li Hang L 175 cm 65 kg (1995-12-04) 4 December 1995 (age 23)   Kunlun Red Star

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.

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