Brazil men's national ice hockey team

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Brazil
Nickname(s) Yellow Eagles
(Águias Amarelas)
Association Confederação Brasileira de Desportos no Gelo
Head coach Jens Hinderlie
Most games Julio Baptista &
João Gonçalves (11)
Most points Bruno Gomes (22)
Team colors                    
IIHF code BRA
First international
 Mexico 16–0 Brazil
(Mexico City, Mexico; 2 March 2014)
Biggest win
Brazil 13–0 Argentina 
(Mexico City, Mexico; 11 June 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Mexico 16–0 Brazil
(Mexico City, Mexico; 2 March 2014)
Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament
Appearances 4 (first in 2014)
Best result Bronze medal with cup.svg 3rd (2015)
International record (W–L–T)
3–8–1

The Brazilian national ice hockey team (Portuguese: Seleção Brasileira de Hóquei no Gelo) is the national men's ice hockey team of Brazil. The team is controlled by the Brazilian Ice Sports Federation and as an associate member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Brazil is currently not ranked in the IIHF World Ranking and has still not actively competing in any World Championship, but have played in the Pan American Tournament, a regional tournament for lower-tier hockey nations in the Americas.

History[edit]

Ice hockey in Brazil[edit]

Brazil joined the IIHF on 26 June 1984. It was the first South American nation to join the IIHF until Argentina joined in 1998 and Chile in 2000. Brazil has still not actively competing in any World Championship in ice hockey, except 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 participated 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 in a 5–3 defeat to Argentina.[1]

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

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

International competitions[edit]

Pan American Tournament[edit]

Year Host Result Pld W OW OL L
2014 Mexico Mexico City 5th place 4 0 0 0 4
2015 Mexico Mexico City Bronze medal with cup.svg 3rd place 5 3 0 0 2
2016 Mexico Mexico City 4th place 6 2 0 0 4
2017 Mexico Mexico City 5th place 6 5 0 0 1

Roster[edit]

From the 2016 Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament[4]

Head Coach: United States Jens Hinderlie[5]

# Name Pos
38 Allen Edgar Raune GK
1 Daniel Rodrigues Hammerle GK
66 Pedro Do Nascimento Tonietto GK
67 Daniel Baptista DEF
22 Daniel Henrique Vannuchi DEF
27 Gustavo Tecchio Brandão DEF
3 João Reis Gonçalves DEF
2 Jose Alexandre Guilardi DEF
7 Marcelo Rodrigues DEF
33 Tiago Rodrigues Gomes FW
11 Bruno Farias Gomes FW
8 Daniel Alves FW
89 Décio Limeira da Silva FW
17 Henrique Mesquita Degani FW
21 Julio Leite Baptista FW
19 Leandro Domingues Graciano FW
75 Luiz Paulo Serrano de Araújo FW
23 Pedro Henrique Prado FW
69 Rafael Lindenberg de Thuin FW
12 Yan Domingues Graciano FW

All-time record against other nations[edit]

Last match update: 11 June 2017[6]

Team Pld W T L GF GA +/– Win %
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 13 7 +6 66.66%
Chile 1 1 0 0 9 0 +9 100.00%
 Colombia 5 0 1 4 4 34 –30 10.00%
 Mexico 3 0 0 3 1 31 –30 0.00%
Total 12 3 1 8 27 72 –45 29.16%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil vs. Argentina". Euro Hockey. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  2. ^ "Brazil records first ever hockey victory in 5-2 victory over Mexico". The Hockey House. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  3. ^ "Brazil Wins First Ever Ice Hockey Medal at Pan-American Games". The Hockey House. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  4. ^ "Federacion Deportiva de México de Hocley Sobre Hie". Hockey Mexico]. Retrieved 2016-06-07. 
  5. ^ "Em busca de mais resultados". Confederação Brasileira de Desportos no Gelo. Archived from the original on 2015-06-11. Retrieved 2015-06-08.  In Portuguese
  6. ^ "Brazil Men All Time Results" (PDF). National Teams of Ice Hockey. 2016-06-11. 

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