The Netherlands men's national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey of the Netherlands.
|Association||Netherlands Ice Hockey Association|
|Head coach||Doug Mason|
|Most games||Ron Berteling (213)|
|Top scorer||Jack de Heer (114)|
|Most points||Jack de Heer (210)|
|Current IIHF||29 (29 September 2022)|
|Highest IIHF||23 (first in 2004)|
|Lowest IIHF||28 (first in 2017)|
|Belgium 4–0 Netherlands|
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; 5 January 1935)
|Netherlands 19–0 Spain|
(Las Palmas, Spain; 13 March 1978)
|Denmark 23–1 Netherlands|
(Odense, Denmark; 1 September 2001)
|IIHF World Championships|
|Appearances||51 (first in 1935)|
|Best result||8th (1950, 1981)|
|Appearances||1 (first in 1980)|
|International record (W–L–T)|
The Netherlands are currently ranked 24th in the IIHF World Ranking and currently compete in IIHF World Championship Division II.
The Netherlands competed in the 1980 Olympic ice hockey competition. They then competed in Pool A of the 1981 World Ice Hockey Championships.
In the 1980 Winter Olympics, The Netherlands, competed in the Red division group, and had a record of 1–3–1. They lost to Canada (10–1), they lost to the Soviet Union (17–4), they tied Japan (3–3), they beat Poland (5–3), and they lost to Finland (10–3).
One year later, the team returned to the top division in the 1981 World Ice Hockey Championships. In the first round, the team lost all of their games, followed by another 3 losses in the final round.
- 1980 – 9th place
Roster for the 1980 OlympicsEdit
- 1 G Ted Lenssen
- 30 G John de Bruyn
- 6 D Patrick Kolijn
- 9 D George Peternousek
- 11 D Allan Pluimers
- 12 D Rick van Gog
- 14 D Henk Hille
- 17 D Frank van Soldt
- 2 F Harrie van Heumen
- 3 F Larry van Wieren (C)
- 4 F Ron Berteling
- 5 F Dick Decloe
- 8 F Jack de Heer
- 10 F Jan Janssen
- 15 F Klaas van den Broek (A)
- 16 F Leo Koopmans
- 18 F Brian de Bruyn
- 19 F Chuck Huizinga
- 20 F Corky de Graauw
- 25 F William Klooster
- ^ Podnieks, Andrew (4 February 2020). "Legends join IIHF Hall of Fame". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
- ^ "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 29 September 2022. Retrieved 29 September 2022.
- ^ "Dutch Hockey: Building the Game From the Inside Out". Thehockeywriters.com. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
- ^ "Men's Division II, III cancelled". IIHF. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
- ^ "IIHF – IIHF Council announces more cancellations". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 18 November 2020.