Netherlands women's national ice hockey team

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Netherlands
Nickname(s) Oranje (Orange)
Association Nederlandse IJshockey Bond
General Manager Jolanda van Leeuwen
Head coach Joep Franke
Assistants Nancy van der Linden
Captain Jose Schipper
Most games Nancy van der Linden (88)
Most points Marion Pepels (69)
IIHF code NED
IIHF ranking 18 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 18 (2014)
Lowest IIHF ranking 23 (2010)
First international
 Japan 5–2 Netherlands 
(North York or Mississauga, Canada; April 21, 1987)
Biggest win
 Netherlands 14–1 Romania 
(Bucharest, Romania; March 5, 2001)
Biggest defeat

 United States 20–0 Netherlands 
(North York or Mississauga, Canada; April 23, 1987)

 Finland 20–0 Netherlands 
(Havírov, Czechoslovakia; March 17, 1991)
IIHF World Women's Championships - Division IA
Appearances 1 (first in 1999)
Best result 8th (1999)
IIHF European Women Championships
Appearances 4 (first in 1989)
Best result 8th (1989)
International record (W–L–T)
44–76–4

The Dutch women's national ice hockey team represents Netherlands at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Nederlandse IJshockey Bond. In February 2011, the Netherlands are promoted in Division II of the IIHF World Women's Championship.[1] They were relegated to Division III two years ago. Netherlands has 175 female players in 2011.[2]

Roster 2011[edit]

[3]

Goaltenders
Number Player Club
20 Claudia van Leeuwen HYS La Haye
1 Nadia Zijlstra Heerenveen Flyers
Defensemen
Number Player Club
16 Zoe Barbier Zoetermeer Panthers
9 Angela van de Burg HYS La Haye
24 Jessica de Graaf Blue Mountain Cougars Ijshockey Hoorn
17 Cloe KeijzerA Zoetermeer Panthers
3 Maritza van LeeuwenCaptain Zoetermeer Panthers
15 Myrthe Martens Atomic Moose Maaseik
23 Tjitske Wiebenga Heerenveen Flyers
Forwards
Number player Club
2 Glynis Barton Atomic Moose Maaseik
7 Lieke Boelhouwers Amstel Tijgers Amsterdam
13 Emily Even Lakers St-Louis
14 Mieneke de Jong HYS La Haye
21 Nancy van der Linden Eindhoven Kemphanen
5 Josee Schipper GIJS Bears Groningen
19 Jessie Tegelaar Zoetermeer Panthers
8 Savine Wielbenga Zoetermeer Panthers
10 Julie ZwarthoedA Smoke Eaters Geleen
  • Head coach: Willem Van de Kraak

Olympic record[edit]

The women's team of Netherlands has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1999 – Finished in 16th place (8th in Group B)
  • 2000 – Finished in 21st place
  • 2001 – Finished in 18th place
  • 2003 – Finished in 19th place (5th in Division II)
  • 2004 – Finished in 19th place (4th in Division II)
  • 2005 – Finished in 20th place (6th in Division II)
  • 2007 – Finished in 20th place (5th in Division II)
  • 2008 – Finished in 20th place (5th in Division II)
  • 2009 – Finished in 21st place (6th in Division II, Relegated to Division III)
  • 2011 – Finished in 20th place (1st in Division III, Promoted to Division II)
  • 2012 – Finished in 19th place (5th in Division IB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in Division IB)
  • 2014 – Finished in 18th place (4th in Division IB)

European Championship record[edit]

  • 1989 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1991 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1995 – Finished 5th in Group B

Elite Women's Hockey League[edit]

Since the season 2010–11, the Netherlands women's national team participates in the Elite Women's Hockey League.[4]

Season  PJ  V   VP  DP  D  Pts  BP  BC Pun Standing Playoffs
2010–11 14 3 3 0 8 15 35 50 245 6th no participation to playoff

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netherlands women promoted". IIHF. February 7, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Netherlands". IIHF. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Team Roster as of Tuesday 1 February 2011" (PDF). IIHF. February 1, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Netherlands women join league". IIHF. September 23, 2010. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 

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