Croatia men's national ice hockey team

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Croatia
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Coat of arms of Croatia is the badge used on the players jerseys.
Association Croatian Ice Hockey Federation
General Manager Alan Letang
Head coach Don MacLean
Assistants Ivo Ratej
Captain Joel Prpic
Most games Veljko Žibret (70)[1]
Top scorer Marko Lovrenčić (31)[2]
Most points Marko Lovrenčić (62)[3]
Home stadium Dom Športova, Zagreb
IIHF code CRO
IIHF ranking 30 Decrease1
Highest IIHF ranking 26 (first in 2008)
Lowest IIHF ranking 31 (first in 2003)
Croatia national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
First international
 Slovakia 6–1 Croatia 
(Bratislava, Slovakia; 9 February 1941)[4]
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
Appearances 20 (first in 1994)
Best result 24th (2001)
International record (W–L–T)
61–115–9
The Croatian under-20 team, who won the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships - Division II Group B

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 2012, the team was ranked 31st in the world by the IIHF.[5] At the 2014 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships Croatia will compete in Division I.

World Championship Division II Group A Roster[edit]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of Birth 2012-2013 Club
1 Tihomir Filipec L 181 cm 81 kg 4 Sep. 1989 Croatia KHL Medveščak
20 Mate Krešimir Tomljenović R 181 cm 75 kg 3 Aug. 1993 Croatia KHL Medveščak U20
Defensemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth 2012-2013 Club
2 Igor Jacmenjak L 185 cm 104 kg 31 Aug. 1979 Croatia KHL Zagreb
3 Marko Tadić L 180 cm 86 kg 3 Mar. 1986 Croatia KHL Mladost
4 Nikola Senzel L 177 cm 77 kg 7 Sep. 1992 Croatia KHL Medveščak U20
7 Ivan Šijan R 188 cm 85 kg 2 Jun. 1990 Croatia KHL Medveščak
14 Luka Markovic L 180 cm 81 kg 27 Apr. 1993 Slovakia HK Dukla Trencin
16 Andy Sertich L 183 cm 83 kg 6 May 1983 Croatia KHL Medveščak
22 Kenny MacAulay L 179 cm 88 kg 29 Apr. 1984 Croatia KHL Medveščak
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth 2012-2013 Club
6 Mislav Blagus L 181 cm 75 kg 10 Jun. 1991 Croatia KHL Medveščak U20
8 John Hecimovic R 187 cm 97 kg 31 Mar. 1984 Austria Dornbirner EC
9 Marko Lovrenčić R 180 cm 82 kg 22 Nov. 1982 Croatia KHL Mladost
10 Dominik Kanaet L 180 cm 83 kg 6 May 1991 Slovakia HC Detva
11 Igor Lazić L 195 cm 104 kg 14 Feb. 1992 Croatia KHL Medveščak U20
12 Tomislav Čunko R 184 cm 74 kg 13 Feb. 1986 Croatia KHL Mladost
13 Michael Novak L 190 cm 88 kg 25 Jul. 1988 Free Agent
15 Ivan Brencun L 179 cm 70 kg 30 Aug. 1991 Croatia KHL Medveščak U20
17 Marko Šakic L 181 cm 79 kg 13 Apr. 1994 Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg U20
19 Tadija Mirić L 185 cm 90 kg 21 Aug. 1984 Croatia KHL Mladost
21 Luka Mikulic L 175 cm 88 kg 13 Nov. 1993 Croatia KHL Medveščak U20
23 Borna Rendulic R 192 cm 88 kg 25 Mar. 1992 Finland HPK
24 Joel Prpic L 200 cm 102 kg 25 Sep. 1974 Canada Brantford Blast

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1993 - Not ranked (3rd in "Pool C" Qualification Group 3)
  • 1994 - Finished in 31st place (4th in "Pool C2")
  • 1995 - Finished in 30th place (1st in "Pool C2")
  • 1996 - Finished in 28th place (8th in "Pool C")
  • 1997 - Finished in 29th place (1st in "Pool D")
  • 1998 - Finished in 29th place (5th in "Pool C")
  • 1999 - Finished in 29th place (5th in "Pool C")
  • 2000 - Finished in 27th place (3rd in "Pool C")
  • 2001 - Finished in 24th place (4th in Division I Group B)
  • 2002 - Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group A)
  • 2003 - Finished in 27th place (6th in Division I Group B)
  • 2004 - Finished in 32nd place (2nd in Division II Group A)
  • 2005 - Finished in 29th place (1st in Division II Group B)
  • 2006 - Finished in 27th place (6th in Division I Group B)
  • 2007 - Finished in 29th place (1st in Division II Group A)
  • 2008 - Finished in 25th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2009 - Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group A)
  • 2010 - Finished in 28th place (6th in Division I Group B)
  • 2011 - Finished in 31st place (2nd in Division II Group B)
  • 2012 - Finished in 31st place (3rd in Division II Group A)
  • 2013 - Finished in 29th place (1st in Division II Group A)

All-time Record against other nations[edit]

As of April 20, 2013 ; Croatia-Belgium 6-0

Banovina of Croatia (1941) Flag of Banate of Croatia (1939-1941).svg[edit]

Socialist Republic of Croatia (1983) Flag of SR Croatia.svg[edit]

Republic of Croatia (1990s) Flag of Croatia.svg[edit]

Republic of Croatia (2000s) Flag of Croatia.svg[edit]

Republic of Croatia (2010s) Flag of Croatia.svg[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ a b "PREHĽAD ZÁPASOV A-tímu SR od roku 1940". Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "2012 Men's World Ranking". iihf.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "National teams - National team". en.icehockey.hu. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 

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