Iceland men's national ice hockey team

The Icelandic men's national ice hockey team (Icelandic: Íslenska karlalandsliðið í íshokkí) is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation, representing Iceland in ice hockey competitions. Iceland is ranked 34th in the world by the IIHF World Rankings as of 2017.

Iceland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Icelandic Falcons
AssociationIce Hockey Iceland
Head coachVladimir Kolek
AssistantsJosh Popsie
Jussi Sipponen
CaptainIngvar Jónsson
Most gamesIngvar Jónsson (90)
Most pointsEmil Alengaard (91)
Team colors              
IIHF codeISL
Ranking
Current IIHF33 Decrease 1 (26 May 2019)[1]
Highest IIHF32 (2018)
Lowest IIHF39 (2004)
First international
Israel  11–0  Iceland
(Krugersdorp, South Africa; 14 April 1999)
Biggest win
Iceland  30–0  Armenia
(Reykjavík, Iceland; 18 March 2004)
Biggest defeat
Lithuania  20–0  Iceland
(Novi Sad, FR Yugoslavia; 28 March 2002)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances15 (first in 1999)
Best result30th (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
41–55–1
Medal record
Division III
Gold medal – first place 2004 Iceland
Gold medal – first place 2006 Iceland

IIHF World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Host Division/Group Group Position Overall Position
1999   Krugersdorp Group D 8th 41st
2000   Reykjavik Group D 5th 38th
2001   Majadahonda Division II, Group A 5th 33rd
2002   Novi Sad Division II, Group B 4th 39th
2003   Sofia Division II, Group B 6th (relegated) 40th
2004   Reykjavik Division III 1st (promoted) 37th
2005   Belgrade Division II, Group B 6th (relegated) 40th
2006   Reykjavik Division III 1st (promoted) 41st
2007   Seoul Division II, Group B 4th 38th
2008   Newcastle Division II, Group B 5th 39th
2009   Novi Sad Division II, Group A 4th 32nd
2010   Narva Division II, Group B 3rd 37th
2011   Zagreb Division II, Group B 3rd 35th
2012   Reykjavik Division II, Group A 4th 32nd
2013   Zagreb Division II, Group A 3rd 31st
2014   Belgrade Division II, Group A 2nd 30th
2015   Reykjavik Division II, Group A 5th 33rd
2016   Jaca Division II, Group A 5th 33rd
2017   Galati Division II, Group A 5th 33rd
2018   Tilburg Division II, Group A 6th (relegated) 34th
2019   Mexico City Division II, Group B 2nd 36th

RosterEdit

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[2]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
1 Dennis Hedstrom R 188 cm 82 kg (1987-07-24) 24 July 1987 (age 32)   IF Troja/Ljungby
20 Snorri Sigurbergsson R 180 cm 80 kg (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 (age 27)   Moss Hockey
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
12 Ingthor Arnason L 185 cm 85 kg (1995-10-19) 19 October 1995 (age 24)   Motala AIF HK
5 Orri Blöndal L 182 cm 93 kg (1990-10-10) 10 October 1990 (age 29)   Skautafélag Akureyrar
18 Bergur Einarsson L 176 cm 78 kg (1983-05-06) 6 May 1983 (age 36)   Bjorninn
3 Ingólfur Eliasson L 192 cm 95 kg (1993-11-03) 3 November 1993 (age 26)   Skautafélag Akureyrar
6 Andri Helgason R 182 cm 79 kg (1995-12-11) 11 December 1995 (age 24)   Bjorninn
25 Ingvar Jónsson L 193 cm 92 kg (1981-02-11) 11 February 1981 (age 39)   Skautafélag Akureyrar
8 Robert Pálsson R 176 cm 80 kg (1991-07-19) 19 July 1991 (age 28)   UMFK Esja
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
13 Emil Alengård R 181 cm 86 kg (1987-11-19) 19 November 1987 (age 32)   Skövde IK
16 Úlfar Andrésson R 182 cm 80 kg (1988-04-02) 2 April 1988 (age 31)   Bjorninn
7 Jonas Magnusson R 181 cm 88 kg (1980-06-16) 16 June 1980 (age 39)   Gladsaxe SF
14 Falur Guðnason R 167 cm 69 kg (1994-08-27) 27 August 1994 (age 25)   Bjorninn
9 Ozan Sigurjónsson L 176 cm 80 kg (1991-07-12) 12 July 1991 (age 28)   Skautafélag Reykjavíkur
22 Bjarki Johannesson L 175 cm 73 kg (1996-03-09) 9 March 1996 (age 23)   Skautafélag Reykjavíkur
10 Hjalti Johannsson R 177 cm 77 kg (1997-02-20) 20 February 1997 (age 23)   UMFK Esja
23 Johann Leifsson L 185 cm 82 kg (1993-07-31) 31 July 1993 (age 26)   Motala AIF
19 Andri Mikaelsson L 184 cm 90 kg (1990-12-05) 5 December 1990 (age 29)   Skautafélag Akureyrar
15 Hafthor Sigrunarson L 179 cm 70 kg (1999-07-09) 9 July 1999 (age 20)   Skautafélag Akureyrar
21 Björn Sigurdarson L 180 cm 80 kg (1994-01-20) 20 January 1994 (age 26)   UMFK Esja
17 Robert Sigurdsson L 183 cm 85 kg (1993-07-18) 18 July 1993 (age 26)   Skautafélag Reykjavíkur

All-time record against other nationsEdit

Results updated 14 January 2018.[3]

Team GP W T L GF GA
  Armenia 2 2 0 0 35 4
  Australia 6 3 0 3 13 21
  Belgium 6 1 0 5 15 44
  Bulgaria 3 1 0 2 7 13
  China 5 2 0 3 14 16
  Croatia 3 0 0 3 1 14
  Estonia 4 0 0 4 5 33
  Greece 1 0 0 1 6 8
  Ireland 3 3 0 0 29 1
  Israel 8 3 0 5 21 38
  Lithuania 1 0 0 1 0 20
  Luxembourg 2 2 0 0 13 2
  Mexico 3 1 1 1 9 10
  Netherlands 1 0 0 0 0 0
  New Zealand 5 5 0 0 24 9
  North Korea 3 2 0 1 6 11
  Romania 3 1 0 2 7 12
  Serbia/
  Yugoslavia/
  Serbia and Montenegro
7 3 0 4 18 38
  South Africa 2 0 0 2 6 14
  South Korea 2 0 0 2 2 24
  Spain 7 2 0 5 16 43
  Turkey 4 4 0 0 29 7
Total 93 38 1 54 329 437

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ "2016 World Championships Division 2A Team Iceland. (Men)" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Iceland-Men-All-Time-Results-1.pdf" (PDF). National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 14 January 2018.

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