Ukraine men's national ice hockey team

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Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine
General Manager Serhiy Shakurov[1]
Head coach Andrei Nazarov
Assistants Yuri Gunko
Dmytro Khrystych
Olexander Vasylyev
Captain Olexander Pobiedonostsev
Most games Vasily Bobrovnikov (182)
Most points Vitaly Litvinenko (105)
IIHF code UKR
IIHF ranking 21 Decrease1
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (first in 2003)
Lowest IIHF ranking 21 (2014)
Team colours          
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First international
Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic Kazakhstan 5–1 Ukraine 
(Saint Petersburg, Russia; 14 April 1992)
Biggest win
 Ukraine 37–2 Belgium 
(Bled, Slovenia; 13 March 1993)
Biggest defeat
 Finland 9–0 Ukraine 
(Helsinki, Finland; 3 May 2003)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 18 (first in 1993)
Best result 9th (2002)
Olympics
Appearances 1 (first in 2002)
International record (W–L–T)
124–98–29

The Ukrainian national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Ukraine, and is controlled by the Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. As of 2009 Ukraine is ranked 19th in the IIHF World Rankings. The team's top finish was at the 2002 World Championships when they finished in 9th place. Ukraine has a total of 4,190 players (0.008% of its population).

Following the 2007 IIHF World Championship in Russia, Ukraine was relegated to Division 1.

Olympic record[edit]

  • 1994 – Did not qualify
  • 1998 – Did not qualify
  • 2002 – Finished in 10th place
  • 2006 – Did not qualify
  • 2010 – Did not qualify
  • 2014 – Did not qualify

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1954–1991 – Participated as part of the Soviet Union national ice hockey team
  • 1992 – Did not participate
  • 1993 – Finished in 18th place (2nd in Pool C)
  • 1994 – Finished in 23rd place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1995 – Finished in 23rd place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1996 – Finished in 22nd place (2nd in Pool C)
  • 1997 – Finished in 21st place (1st in Pool C)
  • 1998 – Finished in 17th place (1st in Pool B)
  • 1999 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 10th place
  • 2002 – Finished in 9th place
  • 2003 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2004 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2005 – Finished in 11th place
  • 2006 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 16th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I Group B)
  • 2009 – Finished in 20th place (2nd in Division I Group B)
  • 2010 – Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I Group A)
  • 2011 – Finished in 21st place (3rd in Division I Group B)
  • 2012 – Finished in 22nd place (6th in Division I Group A)
  • 2013 – Finished in 23rd place (1st in Division I Group B)

Coaches[edit]

2013 World Championship Division I Group B[edit]

Logo of Hockey Federation of Ukraine.PNG
Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight DOB Team
29 Vadym Seliverstov L 173 cm 81 kg 18 February 1981 Ukraine Levy Lviv
30 Yevhen Napnenko L 182 cm 79 kg 27 May 1988 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
35 Pavlo Yachnyk L 182 cm 78 kg 8 May 1993 Ukraine Berkut Kyiv
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight DOB Team
3 Volodymyr Aleksyuk R 178 cm 87 kg 22 June 1987 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
4 Vasyl Polonytskyi L 190 cm 102 kg 28 February 1977 Ukraine Dynamo Kharkiv
14 Oleksandr Pobyedonostsev L 180 cm 82 kg 19 November 1981 Ukraine Berkut Kyiv
15 Ruslan Borysenko L 184 cm 91 kg 11 January 1983 Ukraine Kompanion-Naftogaz
26 Denys Petrukhno R 182 cm 86 kg 18 September 1989 Ukraine Berkut Kyiv
28 Vitaliy Lyutkevych L 178 cm 75 kg 4 April 1980 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
38 Kostyantyn Ryabenko 189 cm 100 kg 26 April 1983 Ukraine Dynamo Kharkiv
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight DOB Team
7 Oleh Shafarenko L 184 cm 80 kg 31 October 1981 Belarus Yunost Minsk
8 Andriy Mikhnov L 200 cm 98 kg 26 November 1983 Ukraine Berkut Kyiv
9 Dmytro Nimenko L 177 cm 77 kg 1 May 1988 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
10 Oleksandr Toryanyk L 191 cm 97 kg 5 January 1990 Ukraine Berkut Kyiv
11 Viktor Zakharov 193 cm 90 kg 8 January 1994 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
12 Serhiy Varlamov L 180 cm 92 kg 21 July 1978 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
16 Oleh Tymchenko L 178 cm 100 kg 27 April 1978 Belarus Yunost Minsk
17 Oleksandr Materukhin R 183 cm 90 kg 17 October 1981 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
22 Artem Hnidenko R 177 cm 81 kg 3 February 1980 Ukraine Berkut Kyiv
23 Maksym Kvitchenko L 181 cm 95 kg 13 March 1990 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
24 Roman Blahyi L 179 cm 76 kg 25 October 1985 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
25 Artem Bondaryev L 181 cm 92 kg 12 January 1983 Ukraine Dynamo Kharkiv
40 Yuriy Petranhovskyi 187 cm 87 kg 9 December 1994 Ukraine Sokil Kyiv

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