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Croatia men's national ice hockey team

The Croatian men's national ice hockey team represents Croatia in IIHF ice hockey competitions. It is organized by the Croatian Ice Hockey Federation. In 2015, the team was ranked 26th in the world by the IIHF.[6] At the 2014 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships Croatia currently competes in 2014 Division I B.

Croatia
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Coat of arms of Croatia is the badge used on the players jerseys.
AssociationCroatian Ice Hockey Federation
Head coachEnio Sacilotto
AssistantsBruno Bregant
Danijel Kolomboa
CaptainMarko Tadić
Most gamesVeljko Žibret (70)[1]
Top scorerMarko Lovrenčić (31)[2]
Most pointsMarko Lovrenčić (62)[3]
Home stadiumDom Športova, Zagreb
IIHF codeCRO
Croatia national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
Ranking
Current IIHF29 Decrease 2 (26 May 2019)[4]
Highest IIHF26 (first in 2008)
Lowest IIHF31 (first in 2003)
First international
Slovakia  6–1 Flag of Banate of Croatia (1939-1941).svg Croatia
(Bratislava, Slovakia; 9 February 1941)[5]
Biggest win
Croatia  34–1  Turkey
(Zagreb, Croatia; 20 November 1993)
Biggest defeat
Slovenia  15–1  Croatia
(Zagreb, Croatia; 7 November 1992)
Slovenia  15–1  Croatia
(Ljubljana, Slovenia; 15 April 2001)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances27 (first in 1994)
Best result24th (2001)
The Croatian under-20 team, who won the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships - Division II Group B

World Championship recordEdit

Year Division Position GP W D L
Tier Div. Ov Div.
Slovenia 1993 3 Group C NR 2 0 0 2
Spain 1994 4 Group C2 31 4 7 4 0 3
South Africa 1995 4 Group C2 30 1 7 6 1 0
Slovenia 1996 3 Group C 28 8 7 0 0 7
Andorra 1997 4 Group D 29 1 6 4 1 1
Hungary 1998 3 Group C 29 5 6 1 3 2
Netherlands 1999 3 Group C 29 5 5 2 1 2
China 2000 3 Group C 27 3 4 1 1 2
Slovenia 2001 2 Div I 24 4 5 1 3 1
Netherlands 2002 2 Div I 26 5 5 1 0 4
Croatia 2003 2 Div I 27 6 5 1 4 0
Spain 2004 3 Div II 32 2 5 4 1 0
Croatia 2005 3 Div II 29 1 5 5 0 0
Estonia 2006 2 Div I 27 6 5 0 0 5
Croatia 2007 3 Div II 29 1 5 5 0 0
Japan 2008 2 Div I 25 5 5 1 0 4
Lithuania 2009 2 Div I 26 5 5 1 0 4
Slovenia 2010 2 Div I 28 6 5 0 0 5
Croatia 2011 3 Div II 31 2 5 4 0 1
Iceland 2012 4 Div II A 31 3 5 3 0 2
Croatia 2013 4 Div II A 29 1 5 5 0 0
Lithuania 2014 3 Div I B 24 2 5 4 0 1
Netherlands 2015 3 Div I B 26 4 5 2 0 3
Croatia 2016 3 Div I B 26 4 5 3 0 2
Great Britain 2017 3 Div I B 27 5 5 1 0 4
Lithuania 2018 3 Div I B 28 6 5 1 0 4
Serbia 2019 4 Div II A 30 2 5 4 0 1

TeamEdit

RosterEdit

Roster for the 2019 IIHF World Championship.[7]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
1 Vilim Rosandic L 180 cm 77 kg (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 23)   Nice Hockey Côte d'Azur
20 Leon Hergesic-Adamovic L 177 cm 85 kg (1998-05-14) 14 May 1998 (age 21)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
12 Bruno Kegalj L 191 cm 93 kg (1996-06-27) 27 June 1996 (age 23)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
5 Luka Kramaric R 188 cm 87 kg (1999-03-13) 13 March 1999 (age 20)   KHL Mladost Zagreb
11 Shaone Morrisonn L 194 cm 96 kg (1982-12-23) 23 December 1982 (age 36)   Oji Eagles
18 Jan Smolec R 185 cm 80 kg (1997-06-18) 18 June 1997 (age 22)   KHL Mladost Zagreb
4 Fran Srketic L 170 cm 75 kg (1992-04-12) 12 April 1992 (age 27)   Raahe-Kiekko
3 Marko Tadić L 180 cm 84 kg (1986-03-03) 3 March 1986 (age 33)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
7 Domen Vedlin L 177 cm 83 kg (1986-12-21) 21 December 1986 (age 32)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
14 Dominic Rene Canic L 175 cm 82 kg (2000-03-12) 12 March 2000 (age 19)   Bozeman Icedogs
6 Bruno Ficur R 180 cm 82 kg (1998-01-19) 19 January 1998 (age 21)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
9 Ivan Jankovic L 189 cm 93 kg (1995-01-24) 24 January 1995 (age 24)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb II
22 Filip Jarcov L 180 cm 81 kg (1994-03-02) 2 March 1994 (age 25)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
23 Luka Jarcov L 180 cm 84 kg (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 23)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
16 Dominik Kanaet L 180 cm 86 kg (1991-06-05) 5 June 1991 (age 28)   HK Dubnica
13 Luka Mikulic L 175 cm 95 kg (1993-11-13) 13 November 1993 (age 26)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
21 Tadija Mirić L 185 cm 97 kg (1984-08-21) 21 August 1984 (age 35)   KHL Mladost Zagreb
15 Mario Novak L 165 cm 71 kg (1983-05-08) 8 May 1983 (age 36)   KHL Mladost Zagreb
19 Jan Novotny R 179 cm 88 kg (1994-01-30) 30 January 1994 (age 25)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
17 Sven Paulovic R 176 cm 66 kg (2000-01-14) 14 January 2000 (age 19)   KHL Mladost Zagreb
8 Marko Šakić L 180 cm 78 kg (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 25)   KHL Medveščak Zagreb
10 Tomislav Zanoški L 175 cm 83 kg (1984-03-03) 3 March 1984 (age 35)   Sheffield Steelers

Player statisticsEdit

All-time Record against other nationsEdit

As of 20 April 2013.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Franchise All-Time GP". Retrieved 26 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Franchise All-Time Goals". Retrieved 26 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Franchise All-Time Points". Retrieved 26 April 2013.
  4. ^ "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  5. ^ "PREHĽAD ZÁPASOV A-tímu SR od roku 1940". Archived from the original on 31 May 2013. Retrieved 17 April 2013.
  6. ^ "2012 Men's World Ranking". iihf.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  7. ^ "2019 World Championships Division 2A Team Croatia. (Men)". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2019.

External linksEdit