New Zealand women's national ice hockey team

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New Zealand
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Ice Fernz
Association New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation
General Manager Jan Goulding
Head coach Corey Down
Assistants Angelique Mawson
Captain Sheree Haslemore
Most games Sheree Haslemore (17)
Michelle Cox (17)
Top scorer Sheree Haslemore (14)
Most points Sheree Haslemore (30)
IIHF code NZL
IIHF ranking 29 Decrease1
Highest IIHF ranking 25 (first in 2012)
Lowest IIHF ranking 30 (2010)
Team colors          
First international
 New Zealand 3–0 Romania 
(Dunedin, New Zealand; 1 April 2005)
Biggest win
 New Zealand 19–0 Turkey 
(Miercurea Ciuc, Romania; 29 March 2007)
Biggest defeat
 Iceland 10–0 New Zealand 
(Miercurea Ciuc, Romania; 26 March 2007)
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 6 (first in 2005)
Best result 24th (2012, 2013)
International record (W–L–T)
16–13–3

The New Zealand women's national ice hockey team represents New Zealand at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation. As of 2011, New Zealand has 110 female players.[1] The New Zealand women's national team is ranked 25th in the world.

Olympic record[edit]

New Zealand hockey team has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World Championship record[edit]

The New Zealand women team participates in the world championship since 2005. At its first three participations of world championship, the New Zealanders finished every time the second or the third place of the division IV.

  • 2005 – Finished in 29th place (2nd in Division IV)
  • 2007 – Finished in 29th place (3rd in Division IV)
  • 2008 – Finished in 28th place (2nd in Division IV)
  • 2009 – Division IV cancelled[2]
  • 2011 – Finished in 26th place (1st in Division IV, Promoted to Division III).
  • 2012 – Finished in 24th place (4th in Division IIA)
  • 2013 – Finished in 24th place (4th in Division IIA)
  • 2014 – Finished in 25th place (5th in Division IIA)

All-time Record against other nations[edit]

As of 14 September 2011

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Romania 4 3 0 1 21 9
 Turkey 2 2 0 0 35 0
 South Africa 2 2 0 0 16 3
 Estonia 2 2 0 0 13 1
 Iceland 4 1 1 2 8 20
 South Korea 2 1 0 1 5 6
 Croatia 2 0 0 1 3 4

Current roster 2011[edit]

[3]

Goaltenders
Number Player Club
20 Olivia Macdonald Dunedin
25 Lyndal Heinenam Canterbury
Defensemen
Number Player Club
4 Krystie Woodyear-Smith Canterbury
7 Anna Goulding Dunedin
8 Libby-Jean Hay Auckland
9 Michelle Cox Auckland
12 Tara Tissink Auckland
13 Zanzee Pielak-Jones Dunedin
18 Ali Macharg Queenstown
Forwards
Number player Club
2 Anjali Thakker Auckland
3 Ashley Cunningham Auckland
5 Casey Redman Auckland
11 Nicole Ferrier Auckland
14 Steph Patchett Dunedin
17 Kiri Langford Gore
19 Emma Gray Auckland
22 Sheree Haslemore Gore
23 Jasmine Horner-Pascoe Auckland

Coaching staff[edit]

  • General Manager: Jan Goulding[4]
  • Head Coach: Corey Down

References[edit]

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