Mexico men's national ice hockey team

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Mexico
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Federacion Deportiva de Mexico de Hockey sobre Hielo
Head coach Diego de la Garma
Captain Fernando Ugarte
Most games Lior Miller (46)
Top scorer Julian Florindi
Most points Adrian Cervantes (52)
IIHF code MEX
IIHF ranking 33 Decrease1
Highest IIHF ranking 32 (first in 2010)
Lowest IIHF ranking 43 (2005)
Team colors                    
First international
 Belgium 5–0 Mexico 
(Reykjavík, Iceland; April 10, 2000)
Biggest win
 Mexico 48–0 Armenia 
(Mexico City, Mexico; March 11, 2005)
Biggest defeat
 Romania 19–0 Mexico 
(Bucharest, Romania; March 26, 2001)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 11 (first in 2000)
Best result 35th (2008)
Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament
Appearances 1 (first in 2014)
Best result Med 2.png (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
22–38–3

The Mexican national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey team of Mexico and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. They are currently ranked 32nd in the IIHF World Rankings and currently compete in IIHF World Championship Division II.[1]

History[edit]

Mexico joined the International Ice Hockey Federation in April 1985.[2] They played its first game in 2000 during the 2000 World Championships, losing to Belgium 5–0.[3] Since then they have participated in every World Championship and are currently in division II after finishing fifth in the group A tournament, which was held in Mexico.[3][4] It is the only Latin American team that competes in the IIHF tournament. Mexico participated in the 2014 Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament, they finished second after losing to Canada in the gold medal game 7–0.

Roster[edit]

From the 2014 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships[5]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of Birth Club
1 Andres De la Garma R 180 cm 70 kg Mar. 11, 1988 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
20 Alfonso De Alba R 173 cm 71 kg Apr. 16, 1985 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
Defensemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth Club
3 Manuel Escandon L 185 cm 80 kg Jul. 28, 1991 Mexico Halcones Lomas Verdes
16 Gustavo Martinez R 181 cm 77 kg Nov. 8, 1995 Mexico Tigres Metepec
5 Miguel Colas R 178 cm 70 kg Oct. 4, 1994 Mexico Borregos Monterrey
15 Fernando Ugarte R 178 cm 65 kg Jan. 11, 1983 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
17 Luis David Gonzalez R 181 cm 72 kg Oct. 7, 1988 Mexico Tigres Metepec
22 Francisco Padilla R 176 cm 77 kg Mar. 7, 1993 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
24 Alejandro Rosette R 180 cm 78 kg Sep. 15, 1987 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth Club
11 Jorge Ehlers R 175 cm 70 kg Jul. 16, 1987 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
24 Hector Majul R 179 cm 75 kg May. 7, 1994 Mexico Pumas Distrito Federal
7 Brian Arroyo Lopez R 182 cm 80 kg Feb. 24, 1985 Mexico Lerma Estado Ice Sharks
4 Hector Carerro R 180 cm 70 kg Apr. 3, 1991 Mexico Pumas Distrito Federal
21 Adrian Cervantes R 182 cm 76 kg Dec. 22, 1985 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
12 Sebastian Ortega R 180 cm 70 kg Jun. 13, 1987 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
2 Julian Ramirez L 181 cm 79 kg Jun. 18, 1989 Mexico Tigres Metepec
6 Ruben Cuevas R 176 cm 75 kg Feb. 15, 1993 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
8 Enrique Arturo Samperio R 180 cm 70 kg Apr. 10, 1990 Mexico Lerma Estado Ice Sharks
12 Carlos Gomez R 175 cm 69 kg Mar. 18, 1992 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo
14 Cristofer Kelo R 172 cm 73 kg Apr. 13, 1987 Mexico Pumas Distrito Federal
13 Santiago Sierra R 175 cm 77 kg Aug. 8, 1987 Mexico Pumas Distrito Federal
19 Christian Smithers R 187 cm 80 kg Aug. 2, 1992 Mexico Osos San Jeronimo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Men's World Ranking". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  2. ^ "Mexico". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  3. ^ a b "Mexico All Time Results". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 2010-06-13. [dead link]
  4. ^ "2010 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Div. II Group A". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  5. ^ "Mexico". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 

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