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 Alexander Godynyuk
Assistants Kostiantyn Simchuk
Olexander Vasylyev
Captain Serhiy Varlamov
Most games Vasily Bobrovnikov (182)
Most points Vitaly Litvinenko (105)
IIHF code UKR
IIHF ranking 20 Increase1
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (first in 2003)
Lowest IIHF ranking 21 (2014)
Team colors          
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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)
158–114–28

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 2014 Ukraine is ranked 21st 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)
  • 2014 – Finished in 20th place (4th in Division I Group A)

Coaches[edit]

2014 World Championship Division I Group A[edit]

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Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight DOB Team
1 Vadym Seliverstov L 173 cm 81 kg 18 February 1981 Kazakhstan HK Astana
30 Serhiy Hayduchenko - 196 cm 103 kg 6 June 1989 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
35 Mykhaylo Shevchuk - 186 cm 84 kg 19 September 1994 Ukraine Molodaya Gvardia
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight DOB Team
3 Mykola Ladygin R 193 cm 94 kg 7 December 1983 United Kingdom Hull Stingrays
2 Yuri Navarenko L 172 cm 75 kg 10 September 1979 Belarus HK Gomel
14 Oleksandr Pobyedonostsev L 180 cm 82 kg 19 November 1981 Russia Titan Klin
13 Danylo Skrypets L 180 cm 82 kg 11 September 1994 Ukraine Molodaya Gvardia
26 Denys Petrukhno R 182 cm 86 kg 18 September 1989 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
21 Denys Isayenko L 175 cm 90 kg 17 March 1980 Ukraine Kompanion Kyiv
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 Belarus Metallurg Zhlobin
9 Dmytro Nimenko L 177 cm 77 kg 1 May 1988 Ukraine Kompanion Kyiv
18 Oleksandr Toryanyk L 191 cm 97 kg 5 January 1990 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
10 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 Belarus Dinamo Minsk
15 Pavlo Padakin R 190 cm 95 kg 8 June 1994 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
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 Bily Bars Bila Tserkva
27 Yevgen Belukhin L 180 cm 79 kg 20 August 1983 Ukraine Donbass Donetsk

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