CIS men's national ice hockey team

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Commonwealth of Independent States
Most games Andrei Khomutov (13)
Most points Andrei Khomutov (17)
IIHF code CIS
First international
 CIS 7 - 2 Austria 
(Feldkirch, Austria; January 19, 1992)
Biggest win
 CIS 8 - 1 Switzerland 
(Albertville, France; February 8, 1992)
Biggest defeat
 Switzerland 3 - 0 CIS 
(Rapperswil, Switzerland; February 2, 1992)
Olympics
Appearances 1 (first in 1992)
Medals Gold medal.svg Gold: 1 – 1992
International record (W–L–T)
11-2-0

The CIS men's national ice hockey team was a national ice hockey team that represented the Commonwealth of Independent States.[1]

History[edit]

The CIS men's national ice hockey team was founded in 1992 as part of the Unified Team, a selection of member athletes from the Commonwealth of Independent States.

They played in three friendlies against Austria, Canada, and Italy in January 1992. They defeated the Austrians and Canadians 7-2 each, and the Italians by a score of 4-2.

The national team next took part in the Nissan Cup, hosted by Switzerland. They defeated Finland in the semifinals 6-2, but were surprised by the Swiss hosts in the final, losing by a score of 3-0.[2]

At the 1992 Winter Olympics held in Albertville, France, the national team finished with a 7-1 record, and won the gold medal by defeating Canada 3-1 in the final.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Commonwealth of Independent States". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  2. ^ "The Olympics: Winter Games at Albertville". LA Times. 1992-02-09. Retrieved 2013-06-16.