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 Arūnas Aleinikovas
Aigars Cipruss
Captain Mindaugas Kieras
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 colors               
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)
55–78–9

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)
  • 2014 – Finished in 25th place (3rd in Division I Group B)
  • 2015 – Finished in 25th place (3rd in Division I Group B)

Team[edit]

2015 World Championship roster[edit]

The following is the Lithuanian roster for the 2015 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Number Position Player Club League
2 D Jasinevičius, JauniusJaunius Jasinevičius Sweden Grums IK Division 2
3 D Kieras, MindaugasMindaugas Kieras Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
4 D Ališauskas, NerijusNerijus Ališauskas Kazakhstan HC Almaty Kazakhstan
5 D Vėželis, JustinasJustinas Vėželis Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
6 F Visockas, ArtūrasArtūras Visockas Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
7 F Nomanovas, DanieliusDanielius Nomanovas Lithuania Žalgiris Vilnius MHL-B
9 F Bauba, EgidijusEgidijus Bauba Norway Bergen IHK Norway
10 F Bendžius, AivarasAivaras Bendžius Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
11 F Pliskauskas, DariusDarius Pliskauskas United Kingdom Peterborough Phantoms EPIHL
13 F Čižas, UgniusUgnius Čižas Lithuania Žalgiris Vilnius MHL-B
14 F Rybakov, EdgarEdgar Rybakov Belarus HK Lida BXL
15 F Bosas, ArnoldasArnoldas Bosas Kazakhstan Gornyak Rudny Kazakhstan
16 F Gintautas, PauliusPaulius Gintautas Norway IK Comet Halden Norway
17 F Bogdziul, DanielDaniel Bogdziul Latvia HK Rīga MHL
18 F Židkovas, AndrejusAndrejus Židkovas Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
19 F Kumeliauskas, DonatasDonatas Kumeliauskas United Kingdom Peterborough Phantoms EPIHL
21 F Baltrukonis, MaurasMauras Baltrukonis Russia HK MVD Tver MHL
22 F Kulevičius, DovydasDovydas Kulevičius Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
23 D Kubilius, KarolisKarolis Kubilius Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
25 D Aliukonis, RolandasRolandas Aliukonis Lithuania Energija Elektrėnai Belarus 2
29 G Armalis, MantasMantas Armalis Sweden Djurgårdens IF SHL
30 G Baltrūnas, SimasSimas Baltrūnas Latvia HASC Jūrmala Latvia

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

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