Lithuania national ice hockey team

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Lithuania
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Lithuanian badge features Vytis ("the Chaser") who is also featured on the Coat of arms of Lithuania.
Association Lithuanian Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Bernd Haake
Assistants Arunas Aleinikovas
Aigars Cipruss
George Kingston
Anton Waldmann
Captain Dainius Zubrus
Most games Egidijus Bauba (88)
Most points Egidijus Bauba (94)
IIHF code LTU
IIHF ranking 26 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 23 (first in 2008)
Lowest IIHF ranking 27 (first in 2003)
Team colours               
First international
 Latvia 3–0 Lithuania 
(Riga, Latvia; February 27, 1932)
Biggest win
 Lithuania 20–0 Luxembourg 
(Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; March 25, 2002)
Biggest defeat
 Latvia 27–0 Lithuania 
(Riga, Latvia; August 27, 1996)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 17 (first in 1938)
Best result 12th (1938)
International record (W–L–T)
49–74–9

The Lithuanian national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Lithuania, and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. Lithuania is currently in 23rd place in the IIHF World Rankings. They have never competed in an Olympic Games.

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1938 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1954-1991 - participated as part of the Soviet Union national ice hockey team
  • 1993 - Not ranked (3rd in "Pool C" Qualification Group 1)
  • 1994 - Not ranked (2nd in "Pool C2" Qualification Group 1)
  • 1995 - Finished in 31st place (2nd in "Pool C2")
  • 1996 - Finished in 29th place (1st in "Pool D")
  • 1997 - Finished in 28th place (8th in "Pool C")
  • 1998 - Finished in 27th place (3rd in "Pool C")
  • 1999 - Finished in 27th place (3rd in "Pool C")
  • 2000 - Finished in 28th place (4th in "Pool C")
  • 2001 - Finished in 28th place (6th in Division I Group A)
  • 2002 - Finished in 30th place (1st in Division II Group B)
  • 2003 - Finished in 28th place (6th in Division I Group A)
  • 2004 - Finished in 29th place (1st in Division II Group B)
  • 2005 - Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2006 - Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I Group B)
  • 2007 - Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2008 - Finished in 24th place (4th in Division I Group B)
  • 2009 - Finished in 24th place (4th in Division I Group A)
  • 2010 - Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group A)
  • 2011 - Finished in 25th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2012 - Finished in 27th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2013 - Finished in 27th place (5th in Division I Group B)

2013 World Championship team[edit]

Pos. No. Player DoB (Age) Team
GK 29 Mantas Armalis (1992-09-06) September 6, 1992 (age 21) Sweden Mora
GK 30 Nerijus Dauksevicius (1982-06-25) June 25, 1982 (age 31) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
D 3 Mindaugas Kieras (1980-06-07) June 7, 1980 (age 33) United Kingdom Slough Jets
D 26 Petras Nauseda (1985-04-19) April 19, 1985 (age 29) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
D 14 Nerijus Alisauskas (1991-06-06) June 6, 1991 (age 22) Latvia HK Liepājas Metalurgs
D 6 Arturas Katulis (1981-08-05) August 5, 1981 (age 32) Ukraine HC Berkut
D 5 Justinas Vezelis (1988-09-26) September 26, 1988 (age 25) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
D 7 Tomas Vysniauskas (1978-03-03) March 3, 1978 (age 36) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
D 24 Karolis Kubilius (1983-05-08) May 8, 1983 (age 30) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
D 25 Rolandas Aliukonis (1981-05-25) May 25, 1981 (age 32) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
D 13 Andrius Kaminskas (1980-07-27) July 27, 1980 (age 33) United Kingdom Romford Raiders
F 9 Aimas Fiscevas (1994-02-09) February 9, 1994 (age 20) Lithuania Baltica Vilnius
F 10 Aivaras Bendzius (1993-01-26) January 26, 1993 (age 21) Finland Ilves Tampere
F 18 Daniel Bogdziul (1994-02-24) February 24, 1994 (age 20) Finland Ilves Tampere
F 11 Deividas Kazlauskas (1987-11-22) November 22, 1987 (age 26) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
F 28 Vytautas Jagelavicius (1988-11-14) November 14, 1988 (age 25) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
F 21 Martynas Slikas (1977-11-21) November 21, 1977 (age 36) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
F 16 Algimantas Visockas (1987-05-27) May 27, 1987 (age 26) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
F 22 Dovydas Kulevicius (1982-09-04) September 4, 1982 (age 31) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
F 23 Šarunas Kuliešius (1977-02-09) February 9, 1977 (age 37) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
F 18 Andrejus Židkovas (1991-05-25) May 25, 1991 (age 22) Lithuania Energija Elektrénai
F 8 Darius Pliskauskas (1980-09-29) September 29, 1980 (age 33) United Kingdom Slough Jets

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] IIHF World Championship DIV I Group B, MEN - Lithuania Team Roster. Retrieved April 13, 2008.

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