Belgium men's national ice hockey team

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Belgium
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Royal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Gil Paelnick
Assistants Jan Van Beveren
Captain Jordan Paulus
Most games Tim Vos (118)
Most points Tim Vos (67)
Team colors                    
IIHF code BEL
Belgium national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
Ranking
Current IIHF 32 Steady
Highest IIHF 32 (first in 2005)
Lowest IIHF 36 (first in 2010)
First international
 Belgium 3–0 France 
(Brussels, Belgium; 4 March 1909)
Biggest win
 Belgium 21–2 New Zealand 
(Geel, Belgium; 21 March 1989)
Biggest defeat
 Ukraine 37–2 Belgium 
(Bled, Slovenia; 13 March 1993)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 51 (first in 1930)
Best result 7th (1950)
European Championships
Appearances 14 (first in 1910)
Best result Med 1.png (1913)
Olympics
Appearances 4 (first in 1920)
International record (W–L–T)
133–263–18

The Belgian men's national ice hockey team has participated in the IIHF European Championships from 1910 to 1932. They have won 2 bronze medals (1910, 1911), 1 silver medal (1927), and 1 gold medal (1913).

Tournament participation[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 1920 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1924 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1928 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1936 – Finished in 14th place

World Championships[edit]

  • 1930 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1933 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1934 – Finished in 11th place
  • 1935 – Finished in 14th place
  • 1939 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1947 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1949 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1950 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1951 – Finished in 4th place Criterium Européen
  • 1952 – Finished 5th place in Pool B
  • 1955 – Finished in 6th place in Pool B
  • 1956 – Finished in 3rd place in Pool B
  • 1961 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1963 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1970 – Finished in 7th place in Pool C
  • 1971 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1975 – Finished in 7th place in Pool C
  • 1977 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1978 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1987 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1989 – Finished in 1st place in Pool D
  • 1990 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1991 – Finished in 9th place in Pool C
  • 1992 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C1
  • 1993 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1994 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C2
  • 1995 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C2
  • 1996 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 1997 – Finished in 8th place in Pool D
  • 1998 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 1999 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 2000 – Finished in 2nd place in Pool D
  • 2001 – Finished in 5th place in Division II, Group B
  • 2002 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2003 – Finished in 1st place in Division II, Group B
  • 2004 – Finished in 6th place in Division I, Group B
  • 2005 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group B
  • 2006 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2007 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2008 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2009 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group B
  • 2010 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2011 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group A
  • 2012 – Finished in 1st place in Division II, Group B
  • 2013 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2014 – Finished in 5th place in Division II, Group A
  • 2015 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2016 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2017 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group A

European Championships[edit]

Games GP W T L GF GA Coach Captain Finish Rank
Switzerland 1910 Les Avants 3 1 1 1 5 6  ?  ? Round-robin 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
German Empire 1911 Berlin 3 1 1 1 5 13  ?  ? Round-robin 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Austria-Hungary 1912 Prague* Did not participate
German Empire 1913 Munich 3 2 1 0 25 10  ?  ? Round-robin 1st, gold medalist(s)
German Empire 1914 Berlin 2 0 0 2 2 13  ?  ? Round-robin 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
1915–1920 No Championships (World War I).
Sweden 1921 Stockholm Did not participate
Switzerland 1922 St. Moritz Did not participate
Belgium 1923 Antwerp 4 1 0 3 5 18  ?  ? Round-robin 4th
Italy 1924 Milan 2 1 0 1 4 3  ?  ? Group Stage 4th
Czechoslovakia 1925 Štrbské Pleso, Starý Smokvovec 3 0 1 2 1 9  ?  ? Round-robin 4th
Switzerland 1926 Davos 4 1 0 3 5 8  ?  ? Second round 7th
Austria 1927 Wien 5 3 1 1 13 3  ?  ? Round-robin 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Hungary 1929 Budapest 2 0 1 1 1 2  ?  ? First round 7th
Germany 1932 Berlin Did not participate

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
25 Mike Jansen L 172 cm 76 kg (1992-02-04) 4 February 1992 (age 25) Belgium HYC Herentals
20 Tom Prodi L 178 cm 81 kg (1993-09-19) 19 September 1993 (age 23) Belgium Bulldogs Liege
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
22 Michael Distate L 185 cm 78 kg (1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 27) Belgium Bulldogs Liege
6 Vadim Gyebreghs L 193 cm 95 kg (1991-12-16) 16 December 1991 (age 25) Belgium HYC Herentals
24 Jordan Paulus L 180 cm 90 kg (1990-07-08) 8 July 1990 (age 27) Belgium Bulldogs Liege
15 Dean Thurura L 182 cm 76 kg (1991-02-16) 16 February 1991 (age 26) Belgium IHC Leuven
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
23 Alexandre Bremer R 198 cm 96 kg (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 25) Belgium Bulldogs Liege
19 Yoren de Smet R 172 cm 68 kg (1994-11-23) 23 November 1994 (age 22) Belgium Bulldogs Liege
11 Timo Dewin L 191 cm 93 kg (1989-05-02) 2 May 1989 (age 28) Belgium HYC Herentals
4 Yente Franssen L 174 cm 78 kg (1992-12-24) 24 December 1992 (age 24) Belgium HYC Herentals
7 Bryan Henry L 176 cm 75 kg (1995-08-20) 20 August 1995 (age 21) France Hockey Club Avignon
18 Andy Kolodziejczyk R 178 cm 75 kg (1995-03-15) 15 March 1995 (age 22) Belgium Bulldogs Liege
16 Bryan Kolodziejczyk L 183 cm 77 kg (1991-06-14) 14 June 1991 (age 26) Belgium HYC Herentals
21 Maxime Pellegrims R 170 cm 72 kg (1993-01-08) 8 January 1993 (age 24) Belgium IHC Leuven
17 Ben van den Bogaert L 183 cm 74 kg (1989-12-08) 8 December 1989 (age 27) Belgium Phantoms Deurne
12 Patrick van Noten L 172 cm 70 kg (1995-11-20) 20 November 1995 (age 21) Belgium HYC Herentals
5 Brent van Rooy R 174 cm 66 kg (1996-12-13) 13 December 1996 (age 20) Belgium HYC Herentals
10 Ben Vercammen L 182 cm 79 kg (1988-05-21) 21 May 1988 (age 29) Belgium HYC Herentals

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