France women's national ice hockey team

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France
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Les Bleus (The Blues)
Association Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace
Head coach Gregory Tarle
Assistants Vincent Peltier
Danièle Sauvageau
Captain Marion Allemoz
Most games Virginie Bouetz (212)
IIHF code FRA
IIHF ranking 14 Increase2
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (2008)
Lowest IIHF ranking 16 (first in 2011)
Team colors               
France national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
First international
 France 1–1 Czechoslovakia 
(Plzeň, Czechoslovakia; March 18, 1989)
Biggest win
 France 17–0 Hungary 
(Tilburg, Netherlands; February 9, 2002)
Biggest defeat
 Finland 28–0 France 
(Havířov, Czechoslovakia; March 18, 1991)
IIHF World Women's Championships – Division IA
Appearances 9 (first in 1999)
Best result 3rd (1999, 2007)
International record (W–L–T)
106–167–18
France-Slovakia at Briançon (28 August 2008)
France-Slovakia at Briançon (28 August 2008)
Marion Allemoz in Canada ice hockey

The French women's national ice hockey team represents France at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace. As of 2011, France has 952 female players.[1] The French women's national team is ranked 14th in the world.

Current roster 2011[edit]

[2]

Goaltenders
Number Player Club
1 Caroline Baldin Brûleurs de Loups de Grenoble
20 Mathilde Bopp Scorpions de Mulhouse
25 Nathalie Bore Ours de Villard-de-Lans
90 Shirlay Duquesne Boxers de Bordeaux
99 Marie Delhalt Phénix de Reims
Defensemen
Number Player Club
2 Alix Fournon Sangliers Arvernes de Clermont
5 Emma Houle Rapaces de Gap
11 Athéna Locatelli Ours de Villard-de-Lans
12 Virginie Bouetz Alpe d'Huez HC
13 Claudia Tison Gothiques d'Amiens
16 Mylène Goncalves Remparts de Tours
18 Aline Viard Pingouins de Morzine-Avoriaz
22 Gwendoline Gendarme Français Volants – Paris
92 Chantal Cleret Français Volants – Paris
95 Elodie Marin Éléphants de Chambéry
96 Pauline Duprat Éléphants de Chambéry
Forwards
Number player Club
2 Soline Fohrer Scorpions de Mulhouse
4 Mathilde Ravillard Brûleurs de Loups de Grenoble
6 Doriane Gicquel Éléphants de Chambéry
7 Emmanuelle Passard Éléphants de Chambéry
8 Lara Escudero Diables Rouges de Valenciennes
9 Marion Allemoz, captain Montreal Carabins women's ice hockey
10 Camille Gandit Drakkars de Caen
15 Betty Jouanny Chamois de Chamonix
14 Anouck Bouche Titans de Colmar
17 Lou Pierrot Boxers de Bordeaux
19 Lore Baudrit Castres HC
21 Mélissande Raynaud Corsaires de Nantes
23 Amandine Cuasnet Corsaires de Dunkerque
24 Juliette Collignon Phénix de Reims
93 RIHET Morgane Jokers de Cergy-Pontoise
94 Sandrine Rangeon Jokers de Cergy-Pontoise
97 Cindy Debuquet Bisons de Neuilly-sur-Marne

Coaching staff[edit]

[3]

  • general manager: Christine Duchamp
  • Head Coach: Christine Duchamp
  • Assistant Coach: Gregory Tarle
  • Assistant Coach: Romain Farruggia
  • Team Leader: Laura Cencitti
  • Team Physician: Dr. Olivier Tricoire
  • Physiotherapist: Philippe Genthon
  • Equipment Manager: Luc Leenders

Olympic record[edit]

The women's team of France has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1999 – Finished in 11th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 13th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 13th place (5th in Division I)
  • 2003 – 4th in Division I
  • 2004 – Finished in 13th place (4th in Division I)
  • 2005 – Finished in 12th place (4th in Division I)
  • 2007 – Finished in 12th place (3rd in Division I)
  • 2008 – Finished in 13th place (4th in Division I)
  • 2009 – Finished in 15th place (6th in Division I and demoted to Division II)
  • 2011 – Finished in 15th place (2nd in Division II)
  • 2012 – Finished in 17th place (3rd in Division IB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 15th place (1st in Division IB and promoted to Division IA)
  • 2014 – Finished in 12th place (4th in Division IA)

European Championship record[edit]

  • 1991 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 9th place (3rd in Group B)
  • 1995 – Finished in 11th place (5th in Group B)
  • 1996 – Finished in 11th place (5th in Group B)

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