Estonia men's national ice hockey team

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Estonia
Shirt badge/Association crest
A recoloured version of the lesser coat of arms of Estonia is used as the badge used on the players jerseys.
Association Estonian Ice Hockey Association
General Manager Dmitri Suur
Head coach Sakari Pietilä
Assistants Mart Eerme
Harri Rindell
Captain Lauri Lahesalu
Most games Maxim Ivanov (86)
Most points Andrei Makrov (101)
IIHF code EST
IIHF ranking 29 Decrease1
Highest IIHF ranking 23 (2007)
Lowest IIHF ranking 29 (April 2014)
Team colors               
First international
 Finland 2–1 Estonia 
(Helsinki, Finland; 20 February 1937)
Biggest win
 Estonia 27–1 South Africa 
(Barcelona, Spain; 16 March 1994)
Biggest defeat
 Slovenia 16–0 Estonia 
(Ljubljana, Slovenia; 21 April 2001)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 17 (first in 1994)
Best result 19th (1998)
International record (W–L–T)
74–82–14

The Estonian men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Estonia. The team is controlled by the Estonian Ice Hockey Association (Eesti Jäähoki Liit). Estonia is ranked 26th by the international ice hockey federation.[1]

Olympic Games record[edit]

Year GP W L GF GA GD Pts Rank
1998 4 1 3 14 41 −27 2 (4th in regional Olympic pre-qualification Group C)
2002 3 2 1 13 9 +4 4 20 (3rd in Olympic pre-qualification Group 2)
2006 3 1 2 14 12 +2 2 25 (3rd in Olympic pre-qualification Group 1)
2010 3 2 1 14 12 +2 6 23 (2nd in Olympic pre-qualification Group B)
2014 3 0 3 4 23 −19 0 29 (4th in Olympic pre-qualification Group H)

World Championships record[edit]

  • 1993 – Not ranked (2nd in Group C2 Qualifier)
  • 1994 – 28th overall (1st in Group C2)
  • 1995 – 24th overall (4th in Group C1)
  • 1996 – 25th overall (5th in Group C)
  • 1997 – 23rd overall (3rd in Group C)
  • 1998 – 19th overall (3rd in Group B)
  • 1999 – 22nd overall (6th in Group B)
  • 2000 – 22nd overall (6th in Group B)
  • 2001 – 28th overall (6th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2002 – 29th overall (1st in Division II, Group A)
  • 2003 – 22nd overall (3rd in Division I, Group B)
  • 2004 – 22nd overall (4th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2005 – 23rd overall (4th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2006 – 24th overall (4th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2007 – 23rd overall (4th in Division I, Group A)
  • 2008 – 27th overall (6th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2009 – 31st overall (2nd in Division II, Group A)
  • 2010 – 29th overall (1st in Division II, Group B)
  • 2011 – 27th overall (6th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2012 – 29th overall (1st in Division II, Group A)
  • 2013 – 28th overall (6th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2014 – 29th overall (1st in Division II, Group A)

Current roster[edit]

Roster announced for the 2014 World Championship.[2]

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2013–14 team
2 D Anohhin, MaksimMaksim Anohhin 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb) 31 October 1995 Narva Estonia Narva PSK (Meistriliiga)
3 D Kerna, SilverSilver Kerna 182 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700185000000000000085 kg (187 lb) 13 August 1994 Tallinn Finland Kouvola KooKoo (Mestis)
4 D Samorukov, MarkMark Samorukov 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700199000000000000099 kg (218 lb) 9 February 1989 Tallinn France Castors d'Asnières (Division 2)
5 D Kuusk, KenKen Kuusk 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb) 16 January 1992 Tallinn Hungary Újpesti TE (MOL Liga)
7 F Sorokin, JaanusJaanus Sorokin 179 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700184000000000000084 kg (185 lb) 9 February 1986 Tallinn Estonia Tallinn HC Panter (Meistriliiga)
8 F Rooba, RobertRobert RoobaA 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (200 lb) 2 September 1993 Tallinn Finland Espoo Blues (Liiga)
9 F Titarenko, VassiliVassili Titarenko 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (180 lb) 13 December 1985 Kohtla-Järve Estonia Tartu Kalev-Välk (Meistriliiga)
10 F Andrejev, RomanRoman Andrejev 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb) 5 June 1990 Tallinn United States Mississippi Surge (SPHL)
11 F Gornostajev, ArtjomArtjom Gornostajev 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700179000000000000079 kg (174 lb) 17 August 1993 Tallinn Finland Muik Hockey (2. Divisioona)
12 F Sibirtsev, AlekseiAleksei Sibirtsev 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (180 lb) 5 December 1987 Narva Sweden Varberg Vipers (Division 2)
15 F Levkovitš, AntonAnton Levkovitš 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700187000000000000087 kg (192 lb) 25 April 1983 Tallinn Estonia Tallinn Viiking Sport (Meistriliiga)
17 F Kuznetsov, AleksandrAleksandr Kuznetsov 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700195000000000000095 kg (209 lb) 29 January 1985 Narva Sweden Varberg Vipers (Division 2)
18 F Parras, KevinKevin Parras 174 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700165000000000000065 kg (143 lb) 4 October 1994 Tallinn Finland Kouvola KooKoo (Mestis)
19 F Bobkov, ValeriValeri Bobkov 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb) 24 June 1989 Kohtla-Järve Estonia Tallinn Viiking Sport (Meistriliiga)
20 G Kolossov, AleksandrAleksandr Kolossov 186 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (180 lb) 7 February 1990 Narva Estonia Tartu Kalev-Välk (Meistriliiga)
21 F Võrang, MihkelMihkel Võrang 176 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (180 lb) 10 March 1990 Tallinn Estonia Tallinn HC Panter (Meistriliiga)
22 F Makrov, AndreiAndrei Makrov 176 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) 14 December 1979 Tallinn Sweden Varberg Vipers (Division 2)
24 F Virjassov, VadimVadim Virjassov 184 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb) 26 November 1986 Kohtla-Järve Estonia Tallinn Viiking Sport (Meistriliiga)
25 G Rajevski, MarkMark Rajevski 171 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700177000000000000077 kg (170 lb) 29 March 1990 Tallinn Sweden Varberg Vipers (Division 2)
26 F Jastrebov, AntonAnton Jastrebov 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700195000000000000095 kg (209 lb) 5 March 1988 Narva Estonia Tartu Kalev-Välk (Meistriliiga)
28 D Lahesalu, LauriLauri LahesaluC 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb) 29 March 1979 Tallinn France Dragons de Rouen (Ligue Magnus)
29 D Ossipov, AleksandrAleksandr OssipovA 179 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700182000000000000082 kg (181 lb) 7 August 1987 Narva Sweden Varberg Vipers (Division 2)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.iihf.com/home-of-hockey/championships/world-ranking/mens-world-ranking/2010-ranking.html
  2. ^ [1] IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship DIV II Group A, Estonia. Retrieved 14 April 2014.

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