Iceland women's national ice hockey team

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Iceland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Íslenska Falcons (Icelandic Falcons)
Association Ice Hockey Iceland
Head coach Sarah Shantz-Smiley
Assistants Anna Ágústsdóttir
Captain Linda Sveinsdóttir
Most games Steinunn Sigurgeirsdóttir (28)
Anna Águstsdóttir (28)
Most points Flosrun Johannesdóttir (22)
Hanna Heimisdóttir (22)
IIHF code ISL
IIHF ranking 30 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 29 (first in 2009)
Lowest IIHF ranking 31 (2008)
Team colors               
First international
 South Korea 8–2 Iceland 
(Dunedin, New Zealand; April 1, 2005)
Biggest win
 Iceland 12–1 Turkey 
(Miercurea Ciuc, Romania; March 30, 2007)
Biggest defeat
 South Korea 8–2 Iceland 
(Dunedin, New Zealand; April 1, 2005)
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 6 (first in 2005)
Best result 28th (2008, 2011)
International record (W–L–T)
22–46–2

The Icelandic women's national ice hockey team represents Iceland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's World Women's Ice Hockey Championship Division IV. The women's national team is controlled by Ice Hockey Iceland. As of 2011, Iceland had 71 female players.[1] The Icelandic women's national team is ranked 29th in the world.

Olympic record[edit]

The Icelandic women's hockey team has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World Championships record[edit]

In 2005 the Icelandic Women team was the first time involved in the World Championship competition.

  • 2005 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IV)
  • 2007 – Finished in 32nd place (5th in Division IV)
  • 2008 – Finished in 28th place (1st in Division IV, Promoted to Division III)
  • 2009 – Division III canceled[2]
  • 2011 – Finished in 28th place (3rd in Division IV)
  • 2012 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2014 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2015 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)

All-time Record against other nations[edit]

As of September 14, 2011

Team GP W T L GF GA
 New Zealand 4 2 1 1 20 8
 Turkey 2 2 0 0 21 1
 South Africa 2 2 0 0 14 2
 Romania 4 2 0 2 9 12
 Estonia 3 1 0 2 8 12
 Croatia 1 0 0 1 0 3
 South Korea 2 0 0 2 3 12

Current roster 2011[edit]

[3]

Goaltenders
Number Player Club
1 Karitas Halldorsdóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
4 Gudlaug Thorsteinsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
25 Margret Vilhjálmsdóttir Skautafelag Reykjavikur
Defensemen
Number Player Club
2 Vedis Valdemarsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
3 Gudrun Vidarsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
6 Elva Hjalmarsdóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
7 Sigrun Sigmundsdóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
14 Hrund Thorlaccius Skautafelag Akureyrar
15 Silja Gunnlaugsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
19 Linda Sveinsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
23 Anna Águstsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
Forwards
Number Player Club
5 Hanna Heimisdóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
8 Sigrun Arnadóttir Skautafelag Reykjavikur
10 Steinunn Sigurgeirsdóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
11 Katrin Ryan Skautafelag Akureyrar
12 Sigridur Finnbogadóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
13 Gudrun Blandal Skautafelag Akureyrar
17 Flosrun Johannesdóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
18 Lilja Sigfusdóttir Bjorninn Reykjavik
21 Gudrun Arngrimsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
22 Bergthora Bewrgthorsdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
24 Birna Baldursdóttir Skautafelag Akureyrar
  • Head Coach: Sarah Smiley[4]

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