Israel national ice hockey team

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Association Ice Hockey Federation of Israel
General Manager Eliyahu Maaravi
Head coach Derek Eisler
Assistants Zachary Lytel
Semion Yakoubovitch
Most games Yevgeny Gusin (71)[1]
Top scorer Sergei Zak (47)
Most points Sergei Frenkel (88)[2]
IIHF code ISR
IIHF ranking 33 Decrease1[3]
Highest IIHF ranking 32 (2014[4])
Lowest IIHF ranking 40 (2011[5])
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First international
 Spain 23–4 Israel 
(Johannesburg, South Africa; 22 March 1992)
Biggest win
 Israel 26–2 Greece 
(Cape Town, South Africa; 15 April 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Latvia 32–0 Israel 
(Ljubljana, Slovenia; 15 March 1993)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 21 (first in 1992)
Best result 28th (2006)
International record (W–L–T)
49–61–11

The Israel national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Israel. They are ranked 32nd as of April 2015 by the International Ice Hockey Federation.[6]

History[edit]

The best achievement was promotion to the IIHF World Championship Division I in 2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. Next year the team relegated again to Division II. In 2011 the team finished first in Division III Group B earning a promotion to Division II.

World Championships record[edit]

  • 1992 – 30th place (4th in Group C2)
  • 1993 – 31st place (6th in Group C1)
  • 1994 – 34th place (7th in Group C2)
  • 1995 – 35th place (6th in Group C2)
  • 1996 – 35th place (7th in Group D)
  • 1997 – 33rd place (5th in Group D)
  • 1998 – 35th place (3rd in Group D)
  • 1999 – 33rd place (2nd in Group D)
  • 2000 – 34th place (1st in Group D)
  • 2001 – 32nd place (2nd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2002 – 34th place (3rd in Division II, Group A)
  • 2003 – 37th place (5th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2004 – 38th place (5th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2005 – 30th place (1st in Division II, Group B)
  • 2006 – 28th place (6th in Division I, Group A)
  • 2007 – 34th place (3rd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2008 – 36th place (4th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2009 – 38th place (5th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2010 – 39th place (6th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2011 – 41st place (1st in Division III)
  • 2012 – 39th place (5th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2013 – 35th place (1st in Division II, Group B)
  • 2014 – 34th place (6th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2015 – 39th place (5th in Division II, Group B)

Roster[edit]

From the 2015 IIHF World Championship Division IIB

# Name Pos Date of Birth Club
7 Aharonovich, RoeyRoey Aharonovich F 7 July 1996 Rice Memorial HS
20 Amromin, BorisBoris Amromin G 14 January 1975 Haifa Hawks
14 Avneri, TalTal Avneri F 20 May 1985 Rishon Devils
16 Ben Tov, ItayItay Ben Tov F 24 July 1994 HC Maalot
24 Botbol, NissimNissim Botbol D 13 May 1981 Bat Yam Icebergs
10 Frenkel, SergeiSergei Frenkel F 6 August 1984 Bat Yam Icebergs
21 Golodnizky, DanielDaniel Golodnizky F 2 August 1994 HC Maalot
15 Greenberg, JoshuaJoshua Greenberg F 3 June 1988 Bay Yam Icebergs
12 Harosh, HarelHarel Harosh F 15 March 1991 MAC Metulla
17 Horowitz, MikhaelMikhael Horowitz F 15 April 1988 MAC Metulla
5 Kniter, EvgeniEvgeni Kniter F 28 July 1982 MAC Metulla
8 Levy, ItzhakItzhak Levy F 2 May 1982 Bat Yam Icebergs
13 Levy, ShlomoShlomo Levy D 16 March 1976 Bat Yam Icebergs
1 Loginov, AlexanderAlexander Loginov G 9 February 1979 Rishon Devils
11 Maarvai, ShaiShai Maarvai D 29 October 1996 MAC Metulla
9 Mazour, DanielDaniel Mazour F 5 January 1992 HC Maalot
2 Oz, RanRan Oz D 7 May 1977 MAC Metulla
23 Pyshkin, ArturArtur Pyshkin F 13 December 1992 Rishon Devils
19 Rosenthal, YuvalYuval Rosenthal F 12 August 1995 Bradford Bulls
6 Spektor, IlyaIlya Spektor F 10 April 1996 Jersey Shore Wildcats
22 Vainshtein, RonRon Vainshtein F 10 February 1995 MAC Metulla

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