Croatia men's national ice hockey team

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Croatia
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Coat of arms of Croatia is the badge used on the players jerseys.
Association Croatian Ice Hockey Federation
General Manager Marko Belinić
Head coach Alan Letang
Assistants Danijel Kolomboa
Ivo Ratej
Captain Igor Jačmenjak
Most games Veljko Žibret (70)[1]
Top scorer Marko Lovrenčić (31)[2]
Most points Marko Lovrenčić (62)[3]
Home stadium Dom Športova, Zagreb
IIHF code CRO
IIHF ranking 26 Increase1
Highest IIHF ranking 26 (first in 2008)
Lowest IIHF ranking 31 (first in 2003)
Croatia national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
First international
 Slovakia 6–1 Croatia 
(Bratislava, Slovakia; 9 February 1941)[4]
Biggest win
 Croatia 34–1 Turkey 
(Zagreb, Croatia; 20 November 1993)
Biggest defeat
 Slovenia 15–1 Croatia 
(Zagreb, Croatia; 7 November 1992)
 Slovenia 15–1 Croatia 
(Ljubljana, Slovenia; 15 April 2001)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 20 (first in 1994)
Best result 24th (2001)
International record (W–L–T)
70–120–10
The Croatian under-20 team, who won the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships - Division II Group B

The Croatian men's national ice hockey team represents Croatia in IIHF ice hockey competitions. It is organized by the Croatian Ice Hockey Federation. In 2015, the team was ranked 26th in the world by the IIHF.[5] At the 2014 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships Croatia currently competes in 2014 Division I B.

World Championship record[edit]

Year Division Position GP W D L
Tier Div. Ov Div.
Slovenia 1993 3 Group C NR 2 0 0 2
Spain 1994 4 Group C2 31 4 7 4 0 3
South Africa 1995 4 Group C2 30 1 7 6 1 0
Slovenia 1996 3 Group C 28 8 7 0 0 7
Andorra 1997 4 Group D 29 1 6 4 1 1
Hungary 1998 3 Group C 29 5 6 1 3 2
Netherlands 1999 3 Group C 29 5 5 2 1 2
China 2000 3 Group C 27 3 4 1 1 2
Slovenia 2001 2 Div I 24 4 5 1 3 1
Netherlands 2002 2 Div I 26 5 5 1 0 4
Croatia 2003 2 Div I 27 6 5 1 4 0
Spain 2004 3 Div II 32 2 5 4 1 0
Croatia 2005 3 Div II 29 1 5 5 0 0
Estonia 2006 2 Div I 27 6 5 0 0 5
Croatia 2007 3 Div II 29 1 5 5 0 0
Japan 2008 2 Div I 25 5 5 1 0 4
Lithuania 2009 2 Div I 26 5 5 1 0 4
Slovenia 2010 2 Div I 28 6 5 0 0 5
Croatia 2011 3 Div II 31 2 5 4 0 1
Iceland 2012 3 Div II A 31 3 5 3 0 2
Croatia 2013 4 Div II A 29 1 5 5 0 0
Lithuania 2014 3 Div I B 24 2 5 4 0 1
Netherlands 2015 3 Div I B 26 4 5 2 0 3
Croatia 2016 3 Div I B 26 4 5 3 0 2

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[6]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
1 Vilim Rosandic L 180 cm 78 kg (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 20) Czech Republic HC ’05 Banská Bystrica
30 Mate Tomljenovic L 181 cm 75 kg (1993-08-03) 3 August 1993 (age 23) Poland JKH GKS Jastrzębie
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
10 Igor Jacmenjak L 185 cm 105 kg (1979-08-31) 31 August 1979 (age 36) Serbia KHK Red Star
25 Bruno Kegalj L 192 cm 95 kg (1996-06-27) 27 June 1996 (age 20) Croatia KHL Zagreb
19 Marko Ljubic L 190 cm 87 kg (1984-04-29) 29 April 1984 (age 32) Croatia Mladost Zagreb
22 Kenny MacAulay L 175 cm 85 kg (1984-04-29) 29 April 1984 (age 32) No team
5 Ivan Puzic L 178 cm 80 kg (1996-02-15) 15 February 1996 (age 20) Czech Republic HC Vítkovice Steel
4 Borna Silovic L 173 cm 78 kg (1993-09-27) 27 September 1993 (age 22) Slovenia HK Slavija Ljubljana
18 Jan Smolec R 186 cm 79 kg (1997-06-18) 18 June 1997 (age 19) Croatia Mladost Zagreb
3 Marko Tadic L 180 cm 86 kg (1986-03-03) 3 March 1986 (age 30) Croatia KHL Medveščak Zagreb II
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
6 Mislav Blagus L 181 cm 82 kg (1991-06-10) 10 June 1991 (age 25) Croatia KHL Zagreb
14 David Brine L 185 cm 91 kg (1985-01-06) 6 January 1985 (age 31) Germany Löwen Frankfurt
16 Michael Glumac R 188 cm 92 kg (1980-08-05) 5 August 1980 (age 36) Croatia KHL Medveščak
9 Ivan Jankovic L 187 cm 94 kg (1995-01-24) 24 January 1995 (age 21) Croatia KHL Medveščak
24 Luka Jarcov L 179 cm 75 kg (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 19) Croatia KHL Zagreb
20 Luka Mikulic L 175 cm 95 kg (1993-11-13) 13 November 1993 (age 22) Croatia KHL Medveščak Zagreb II
12 Matija Milicic L 186 cm 86 kg (1996-02-13) 13 February 1996 (age 20) Croatia KHL Medveščak
21 Tadijja Miric L 185 cm 94 kg (1984-08-21) 21 August 1984 (age 32) Croatia KHL Mladost
26 Nathan Perkovich R 196 cm 98 kg (1985-10-15) 15 October 1985 (age 30) Croatia KHL Medveščak
18 Borna Rendulic R 192 cm 92 kg (1996-11-06) 6 November 1996 (age 19) United States San Antonio Rampage
8 Marko Sakic L 180 cm 85 kg (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 22) Slovenia HK Slavija
15 Luka Vukoja R 180 cm 82 kg (1995-02-14) 14 February 1995 (age 21) Sweden Sörhaga-Alingsås HK

Player statistics[edit]

All-time Record against other nations[edit]

As of 20 April 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Franchise All-Time GP". Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Franchise All-Time Goals". Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Franchise All-Time Points". Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "PREHĽAD ZÁPASOV A-tímu SR od roku 1940". Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "2012 Men's World Ranking". iihf.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "2016 World Championships Division 1B Team Croatia. (Men)". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2016-05-24. 

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