Brazil national ice hockey team

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Brazil
Association Confederação Brasileira de Desportos no Gelo
Head coach United States Jens Hinderlie[1]
IIHF code BRA
Team colors ‹See Tfm›     ‹See Tfm›     ‹See Tfm›    
First international
 Mexico 16 – 0 Brazil Brazil
(Mexico City, Mexico; March 2, 2014)
Biggest win
Brazil Brazil 7 – 0  Argentina “B”
(Mexico City, Mexico; June 4, 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Mexico 16 – 0 Brazil Brazil
(Mexico City, Mexico; March 2, 2014)
Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament
Appearances 2 (first in 2014)
Best result Med 3.png (2015)
International record (W–L–T)
3–6–0

The Brazilian national ice hockey team (Portuguese: Seleção Brasileira de Hóquei no Gelo) is the national ice hockey team of Brazil, and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

Ice hockey in Brazil[edit]

Brazil joined the IIHF in 1984, but the country has still not participated in any World Championship in ice hockey, only in inline hockey. There are a number of rinks around the country. The teams that competed for the 2009-10 national championship are Sociedade Hipica Campinas, Sertãozinho, Amparo NL, Palmeiras, Darks-Guariani, Portuguesa, and Capelle Hockey School. Mike Greenlay and Robyn Regehr, who both played in the NHL, were born in Brazil.

Participation in IIHF competitions[edit]

Brazil participate in the 2014 Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament. They played their first international game against the host nation, Mexico, which they lost 16-0. In the following game, Brazil recorded its first international goal on the 5-3 defeat to Argentina.[2]

In the 2015 edition, Brazil recorded its first win on its first game in the tournament, 5-2, in the first game, against a junior Mexico team.[3]

After beating Argentina “B” by 7-0 and losing to Colombia (3-0) and Mexico (11-1), Brazil won its last game by 6-1 against Argentina main team, on June 7, and reached the 3rd place on standings, thus winning the bronze medal, its first in the tournament.[4]

Tournament record[edit]

IIHF Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament

Roster[edit]

From the 2015 Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament[6]

# Name Pos
Daniel Hammerle G
Allen Edgard Ruane G
Pedro Tonietto G
Daniel Vannuchi D
Gustavo Tecchio D
João Reis Gonçalves D
Jose Guilardi D
Luis Custodio D
Marcelo Campos D
Bruno Gomes F
Daniel Alves F
Henrique Degani F
João Nogueira F
João Vasconcelos F
Julio Baptista F
Luiz Almeida F
Thomas Camillo F
Yan Graciano F

All-time record against other nations[edit]

As of June 8, 2015

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Argentina 2 1 0 1 9 6
 Argentina “B” 1 1 0 1 7 0
 Canada 1 0 0 1 0 16
 Colombia 2 0 0 2 0 17
 Mexico 2 0 0 2 1 27
Mexico Mexico U17 1 1 0 0 2 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Em busca de mais resultados". Confederação Brasileira de Desportos no Gelo. Retrieved 2015-06-08.  In Portuguese
  2. ^ "Brazil vs. Argentina". Euro Hockey. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  3. ^ "Brazil records first ever hockey victory in 5-2 vicory over Mexico". The Hockey House. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  4. ^ "Brazil Wins First Ever Ice Hockey Medal at Pan-American Games". The Hockey House. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  5. ^ "Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  6. ^ "Em busca de mais resultados". Confederação Brasileira de Desportos no Gelo. Retrieved 2015-06-08.  In Portuguese

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