Iceland men's national ice hockey team

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Iceland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Icelandic Falcons
Association Ice Hockey Iceland
Head coach Magnus Blårand
Assistants Josh Popsie
Captain Sigurdur Thorsteinsson
Most games Ingvar Jónsson (75)
Most points Emil Alengaard (77)
Team colors               
IIHF code ISL
Ranking
Current IIHF 34 Increase1
Highest IIHF 33 (2013)
Lowest IIHF 39 (2004)
First international
 Israel 11–0 Iceland 
(Krugersdorp, South Africa; 14 April 1999)
Biggest win
 Iceland 30–0 Armenia 
(Reykjavík, Iceland; 18 March 2004)
Biggest defeat
 Lithuania 20–0 Iceland 
(Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; 28 March 2002)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 14 (first in 1999)
Best result 30th (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
37–50–3

The Icelandic men's national ice hockey team (Icelandic: Íslenska karlalandsliðið í íshokkí) is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation, representing Iceland in ice hockey competitions. Iceland is ranked 34th in the world by the IIHF World Rankings as of 2017.

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1999 – Finished in 41st place (8th in Pool D)
  • 2000 – Finished in 38th place (5th in Pool D)
  • 2001 – Finished in 33rd place (5th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2002 – Finished in 39th place (4th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2003 – Finished in 40th place (6th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2004 – Finished in 37th place (1st in Division III)
  • 2005 – Finished in 40th place (6th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2006 – Finished in 41st place (1st in Division III)
  • 2007 – Finished in 38th place (5th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2008 – Finished in 39th place (5th in Division II, Group B)
  • 2009 – Finished in 32nd place (4th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2010 – Finished in 37th place (3rd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2011 – Finished in 35th place (3rd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2012 – Finished in 32nd place (3rd in Division II, Group A)
  • 2013 – Finished in 31st place (3rd in Division II, Group A)
  • 2014 – Finished in 30th place (2nd in Division II, Group A)
  • 2015 – Finished in 33rd place (5th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2016 – Finished in 33rd place (5th in Division II, Group A)
  • 2017 – Finished in 33rd place (5th in Division II, Group A)

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
1 Dennis Hedstrom R 188 cm 82 kg (1987-07-24) 24 July 1987 (age 30) Sweden IF Troja/Ljungby
20 Snorri Sigurbergsson R 187 cm 100 kg (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 (age 25) Norway Moss Hockey
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
12 Ingthor Arnason L 185 cm 85 kg (1995-10-19) 19 October 1995 (age 22) Sweden Motala AIF HK
5 Orri Blöndal L 182 cm 93 kg (1990-10-10) 10 October 1990 (age 27) Iceland Skautafélag Akureyrar
18 Bergur Einarsson L 176 cm 78 kg (1983-05-06) 6 May 1983 (age 34) Iceland Bjorninn
3 Ingolfur Eliasson L 192 cm 95 kg (1993-11-03) 3 November 1993 (age 24) Iceland Skautafélag Akureyrar
6 Andri Helgason R 182 cm 79 kg (1995-12-11) 11 December 1995 (age 21) Iceland Bjorninn
25 Ingvar Jónsson L 193 cm 92 kg (1981-02-11) 11 February 1981 (age 36) Iceland Skautafélag Akureyrar
8 Robert Pålsson R 176 cm 80 kg (1991-07-19) 19 July 1991 (age 26) Iceland UMFK Esja
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
13 Emil Alengård R 181 cm 86 kg (1987-11-19) 19 November 1987 (age 30) Sweden Skövde IK
16 Úlfar Andrésson R 182 cm 80 kg (1988-04-02) 2 April 1988 (age 29) Iceland Bjorninn
7 Jonas Magnusson R 181 cm 88 kg (1980-06-16) 16 June 1980 (age 37) Denmark Gladsaxe SF
14 Falur Gudnason R 167 cm 69 kg (1994-08-27) 27 August 1994 (age 23) Iceland Bjorninn
9 Ozan Sigurjonsson L 176 cm 80 kg (1991-07-12) 12 July 1991 (age 26) Iceland Skautafélag Reykjavíkur
22 Bjarki Johannesson L 175 cm 73 kg (1996-03-09) 9 March 1996 (age 21) Iceland Skautafélag Reykjavíkur
10 Hjalti Johannsson R 177 cm 77 kg (1997-02-20) 20 February 1997 (age 20) Iceland UMFK Esja
23 Johann Leifsson L 185 cm 82 kg (1993-07-31) 31 July 1993 (age 24) Sweden Motala AIF
19 Andri Mikaelsson L 184 cm 90 kg (1990-12-05) 5 December 1990 (age 26) Iceland Skautafélag Akureyrar
15 Hafthor Sigrunarson L 179 cm 70 kg (1999-07-09) 9 July 1999 (age 18) Iceland Skautafélag Akureyrar
21 Björn Sigurdarson L 180 cm 80 kg (1994-01-20) 20 January 1994 (age 23) Iceland UMFK Esja
17 Robert Sigurdsson L 183 cm 85 kg (1993-07-18) 18 July 1993 (age 24) Iceland Skautafélag Reykjavíkur

All-time record against other nations[edit]

Results updated April 20, 2017.[2]

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Armenia 2 2 0 0 35 4
 Australia 6 3 0 3 13 21
 Belgium 6 1 0 5 15 44
 Bulgaria 3 1 0 2 7 13
 China 5 2 0 3 14 16
 Croatia 3 0 0 3 1 14
 Estonia 4 0 0 4 5 33
 Greece 1 0 0 1 6 8
 Ireland 3 3 0 0 29 1
 Israel 8 3 0 5 21 38
 Lithuania 1 0 0 1 0 20
 Luxembourg 2 2 0 0 13 2
 Mexico 3 1 1 1 9 10
 New Zealand 5 5 0 0 24 9
 North Korea 3 2 0 1 6 11
 Romania 3 1 0 2 7 12
 Serbia 5 3 0 2 15 19
 Serbia and Montenegro 1 0 0 1 2 11
 South Africa 2 0 0 2 6 14
 South Korea 2 0 0 2 2 24
 Spain 7 2 0 5 16 43
 Turkey 4 4 0 0 29 7
 Yugoslavia 1 0 0 1 1 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 World Championships Division 2A Team Iceland. (Men)" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  2. ^ "Iceland all-time results" (PDF). National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved January 7, 2015. 

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