Italy men's national ice hockey team

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Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Blue Team, Azzurri
Association Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio
Head coach Tom Pokel
Assistants Alexander Gschliesser
Fabio Polloni
Captain Alexander Egger
Most games Lucio Topatigh (243)
Top scorer Lucio Topatigh (131)
IIHF code ITA
IIHF ranking 18 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 13 (2007)
Lowest IIHF ranking 19 (first in 2004)
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Home colours
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First international
 Sweden 7–1 Italy 
(Milan, Italy; 14 March 1924)
Biggest win
 Italy 28–0 Belgium 
(Düsseldorf, Germany; 1 March 1955)
Biggest defeat
 United States 31–1 Italy 
(St. Moritz, Switzerland; 1 February 1948)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 51 (first in 1930)
Best result 4th (1953)
IIHF European Championships
Appearances 3
Best result 4th (1929)
Olympics
Appearances 9 (first in 1936)
International record (W–L–T)
332–411–77
The Blue Team during 2003 Euro Ice Hockey Challenge

The Italian men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Italy, and is controlled by the Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio (FISG), a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

Game between Italy vs Russia.

2014 World Ice Hockey Championship team[edit]

Pos. No. Player DoB (Age) Team
GK 1 Andreas Bernard (1990-06-09) 9 June 1990 (age 24) SaiPa Lappeenranta
GK 30 Daniel Bellissimo (1984-08-15) 15 August 1984 (age 30) Lulea HF
GK 34 Alex Caffi (1990-08-12) 12 August 1990 (age 24) HC Neumarkt
D 24 Trevor Johnson (1982-01-25) 25 January 1982 (age 32) HC Valpellice
D 27 Thomas Larkin (1990-12-31) 31 December 1990 (age 23) Springfield Falcons
D 50 Christian Borgatello (1982-02-10) 10 February 1982 (age 32) Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen
D 9 Armin Hofer (1987-03-19) 19 March 1987 (age 27) Hockey Club Pustertal-Val Pusteria
D 17 Alexander Egger (1979-12-22) 22 December 1979 (age 34) Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen
D 53 Alex Trivellato (1993-01-05) 5 January 1993 (age 21) Eisbaren Berlin
D 4 Daniel Sullivan (1987-04-26) 26 April 1987 (age 27) HC Asiago
D 74 Davide Nicoletti (1986-03-22) 22 March 1986 (age 28) Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen
F 3 Markus Gander (1989-05-16) 16 May 1989 (age 25) Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen
F 8 Marco Insam (1989-06-05) 5 June 1989 (age 25) Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen
F 13 Nate DiCasmirro (1978-09-27) 27 September 1978 (age 35) Sheffield Steelers
F 10 Giulio Scandella (1983-09-18) 18 September 1983 (age 30) Hockey Club Pustertal-Val Pusteria
F 15 Luca Felicetti (1981-08-17) 17 August 1981 (age 33) Sportivi Ghiaccio Cortina
F 21 Patrick Bona (1981-02-14) 14 February 1981 (age 33) Hockey Club Pustertal-Val Pusteria
F 16 Diego Kostner (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 22) HC Lugano
F 18 Anton Bernard (1989-04-18) 18 April 1989 (age 25) Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen
F 27 David Borrelli (1981-01-14) 14 January 1981 (age 33) HC Asiago
F 25 Joachim Ramoser (1995-02-22) 22 February 1995 (age 19) EC Red Bull Salzburg
F 64 Brian Ihnacak (1985-04-10) 10 April 1985 (age 29) Malmo Redhawks
F 19 Dan Tudin (1978-08-03) 3 August 1978 (age 36) Sportverein Ritten-Renon
F 88 Vince Rocco (1987-06-26) 26 June 1987 (age 27) IF Troja-Ljungby
F 87 Nicola Fontanive (1985-10-25) 25 October 1985 (age 28) Hockey Milano Rossoblu

Olympic record[edit]

  • 1920 – Did not participate
  • 1924 – Did not participate
  • 1928 – Did not participate
  • 1932 – Did not participate
  • 1936 – Finished tied in 9th place
  • 1948 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1952 – Did not qualify
  • 1956 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1960 – Did not qualify
  • 1964 – Finished in 15th place
  • 1968 – Did not qualify
  • 19721980 – Did not qualify
  • 1984 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1988 – Did not qualify
  • 1992 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1998 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2002 – Did not qualify
  • 2006 – Finished in 11th place
  • 2010 – Did not qualify
  • 2014 – Did not qualify

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1930 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1931 – Did not participate
  • 1933 – Finished in 11th place
  • 1934 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1935 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1937 – Did not participate
  • 1938 – Did not participate
  • 1939 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1947 – Did not participate
  • 1949 – Did not participate
  • 1950 – Did not participate
  • 1951 – Finished in 8th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1952 – Finished in 12th place (3rd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1953 – Finished in 4th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1955 – Finished in 10th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1957–1958 – Did not participate
  • 1959 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1961 – Finished in 12th place (4th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1962–1963 – Did not participate
  • 1964 – Finished in 15th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1965 – Did not participate
  • 1966 – Finished in 17th place (1st in the "C" Pool)
  • 1967 – Finished in 13th place (5th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1968 – Did not participate
  • 1969 – Finished in 14th place (8th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1970 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1971 – Finished in 14th place (8th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1972 – Finished in 15th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1973 – Finished in 14th place (8th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1974 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1975 – Finished in 13th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1976 – Finished in 15th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1977 – Finished in 18th place (1st in the "C" Pool)
  • 1978 – Finished in 15th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1979 – Finished in 20th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1981 – Finished in 9th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1982 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1983 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1985 – Finished in 11th place (3rd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1986 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1987 – Finished in 14th place (6th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1989 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1990 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1991 – Finished in 9th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1992 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 6th place
  • 1995 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1996 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1997 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1998 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1999 – Finished in 13th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2002 – Finished in 15th place
  • 2003 – Finished in 23rd place (4th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2004 – Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I, Group B)
  • 2005 – Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group B)
  • 2006 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 16th place
  • 2009 – Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group B)
  • 2010 – Finished in 15th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group A)
  • 2012 – Finished in 15th place
  • 2013 – Finished in 18th place (2nd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2014 – Finished in 15th place

European Championship record[edit]

  • 1910 – 1923 – Did not participate
  • 1924 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1925 – Did not participate
  • 1926 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1927–1928 – Did not participate
  • 1929 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1932 – Did not participate

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