Catalonia national ice hockey team

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Catalonia
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationFederació Catalana d'Esports d'Hivern
First international
Catalonia Catalonia 2 – 0 Belgium 
(Puigcerdà, Spain; 19 April 2003)
Biggest win
Catalonia Catalonia 5 – 3 Basque Country 
(Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain; 27 December 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Basque Country 9 – 1 Catalonia Catalonia
(Puigcerdà, Spain; 26 December 2009)
International record (W–L–T)
2-2-0

The Catalonian national ice hockey team (Catalan: Selecció Catalana d'hoquei sobre gel; Spanish: Selección de hockey sobre hielo de Cataluña) was the national ice hockey team of the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia. They are controlled by the Catalan Federation of Winter Sports (Catalan: Federació Catalana d'Esports d'Hivern; Spanish: Federación Catalana de Deportes de Invierno).[1] The team last participated in an international game in 2016, a 4–3 win against Basque Country.

History[edit]

Catalonia played its first game in 2003 where they played an exhibition game against Belgium in Puigcerdà, Spain. Catalonia won the game 2–0.[2] After a five-year absence Catalonia to international play when they competed in a one-game exhibition match against the Basque Country held in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain which Catalonia went on to win 5–3.[2] The following year, Catalonia competed in a second exhibition game against Basque Country. Catalonia lost the match 1–9 and also lost their first game in international competition.[2]

All-time record against other nations[edit]

As of 23 December 2016[2]

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Basque Country 3 2 0 1 10 15
 Belgium 1 1 0 0 2 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spain". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Archived from the original on 2011-11-15. Retrieved 2011-11-06.
  2. ^ a b c d "Catalonia All Time Results" (PDF). National Teams of Ice Hockey. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-11-12. Retrieved 2011-11-06.