Italy men's national ice hockey team

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Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Blue Team, Azzurri
Association Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio
Head coach Clayton Beddoes
Assistants Giorgio De Bettin
Jaakko Rosendahl (Goaltending)
Captain Anton Bernard
Most games Lucio Topatigh (243)
Top scorer Lucio Topatigh (131)
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IIHF code ITA
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Ranking
Current IIHF 18 Steady
Highest IIHF 13 (2007)
Lowest IIHF 19 (first in 2004)
First international
 Sweden 7–1 Italy 
(Milan, Italy; 14 March 1924)
Biggest win
 Italy 28–0 Belgium 
(Düsseldorf, Germany; 1 March 1955)
Biggest defeat
 United States 31–1 Italy 
(St. Moritz, Switzerland; 1 February 1948)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 51 (first in 1930)
Best result 4th (1953)
IIHF European Championships
Appearances 3 (first in 1924)
Best result 4th (1929)
Olympics
Appearances 9 (first in 1936)
International record (W–L–T)
337–416–77
The Blue Team during 2003 Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
Game between Italy vs Russia.

The Italian men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Italy, and is controlled by the Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio (FISG), a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 1936 – Finished tied in 9th place
  • 1948 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1956 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1964 – Finished in 15th place
  • 1984 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1992 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1998 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2006 – Finished in 11th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 1930 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1933 – Finished in 11th place
  • 1934 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1935 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1939 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1951 – Finished in 8th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1952 – Finished in 12th place (3rd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1953 – Finished in 4th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1955 – Finished in 10th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1959 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1961 – Finished in 12th place (4th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1964 – Finished in 15th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1966 – Finished in 17th place (1st in the "C" Pool)
  • 1967 – Finished in 13th place (5th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1969 – Finished in 14th place (8th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1970 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1971 – Finished in 14th place (8th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1972 – Finished in 15th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1973 – Finished in 14th place (8th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1974 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1975 – Finished in 13th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1976 – Finished in 15th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1977 – Finished in 18th place (1st in the "C" Pool)
  • 1978 – Finished in 15th place (7th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1979 – Finished in 20th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1981 – Finished in 9th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1982 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1983 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1985 – Finished in 11th place (3rd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1986 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1987 – Finished in 14th place (6th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1989 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1990 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1991 – Finished in 9th place (1st in the "B" Pool)
  • 1992 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 6th place
  • 1995 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1996 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1997 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1998 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1999 – Finished in 13th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2002 – Finished in 15th place
  • 2003 – Finished in 23rd place (4th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2004 – Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I, Group B)
  • 2005 – Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group B)
  • 2006 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 16th place
  • 2009 – Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group B)
  • 2010 – Finished in 15th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group A)
  • 2012 – Finished in 15th place
  • 2013 – Finished in 18th place (2nd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2014 – Finished in 15th place
  • 2015 – Finished in 21st place (5th in Division I, Group A)
  • 2016 – Finished in 18th place (2nd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2017 – Finished in 16th place

European Championship[edit]

  • 1924 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1926 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1929 – Finished in 4th place

Current roster[edit]

Roster for the 2017 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Stefan Mair

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
1 G Bernard, AndreasAndreas Bernard 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1990-06-09) June 9, 1990 (age 27) Finland Ässät
8 F Insam, MarcoMarco Insam 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 92 kg (203 lb) (1989-06-05) June 5, 1989 (age 28) Italy HCB South Tyrol
9 D Hofer, ArminArmin Hofer 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1987-03-19) March 19, 1987 (age 30) Italy HC Pustertal Wölfe
10 F Scandella, GiulioGiulio Scandella 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 83 kg (183 lb) (1983-09-18) September 18, 1983 (age 34) Italy Asiago Hockey 1935
15 D Miglioranzi, EnricoEnrico Miglioranzi 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 86 kg (190 lb) (1991-10-08) October 8, 1991 (age 26) Italy Asiago Hockey 1935
16 F Morini, GiovanniGiovanni Morini 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1995-02-02) February 2, 1995 (age 22) Switzerland HC Lugano
17 D Egger, AlexanderAlexander Egger 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 89 kg (196 lb) (1979-12-22) December 22, 1979 (age 37) Italy HCB South Tyrol
18 F Bernard, AntonAnton BernardC 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1989-04-18) April 18, 1989 (age 28) Italy HCB South Tyrol
19 F Andergassen, RaphaelRaphael Andergassen 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1993-06-16) June 16, 1993 (age 24) Italy HC Pustertal Wölfe
21 F Frigo, LucaLuca Frigo 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1993-05-30) May 30, 1993 (age 24) Italy HCB South Tyrol
22 F Kostner, DiegoDiego KostnerA 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1992-08-05) August 5, 1992 (age 25) Switzerland HC Ambrì-Piotta
23 F Kostner, SimonSimon Kostner 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 77 kg (170 lb) (1990-11-30) November 30, 1990 (age 26) Italy Ritten Sport
25 D Marchetti, StefanoStefano Marchetti 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 83 kg (183 lb) (1986-11-10) November 10, 1986 (age 31) Italy Asiago Hockey 1935
26 D Helfer, ArminArmin HelferA 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 97 kg (214 lb) (1980-05-31) May 31, 1980 (age 37) Italy HC Pustertal Wölfe
27 D Larkin, ThomasThomas Larkin 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 100 kg (220 lb) (1990-12-31) December 31, 1990 (age 26) Germany Adler Mannheim
28 D Glira, DanielDaniel Glira 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 87 kg (192 lb) (1994-03-25) March 25, 1994 (age 23) Italy HCB South Tyrol
29 G Cloutier, FredericFrederic Cloutier 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 83 kg (183 lb) (1981-05-14) May 14, 1981 (age 36) Italy Asiago Hockey 1935
35 G Vallini, GianlucaGianluca Vallini 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 78 kg (172 lb) (1993-10-27) October 27, 1993 (age 24) Italy HC Gherdëina
55 D Zanatta, LucaLuca Zanatta 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1989-05-31) May 31, 1989 (age 28) Switzerland HC Red Ice
57 F Gander, MarkusMarkus Gander 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1989-05-16) May 16, 1989 (age 28) Italy HCB South Tyrol
58 F Goi, TommasoTommaso Goi 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 76 kg (168 lb) (1990-01-08) January 8, 1990 (age 27) Switzerland HCB Ticino Rockets
63 F Lambacher, AlexAlex Lambacher 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1996-10-07) October 7, 1996 (age 21) Germany Kassel Huskies
68 F Marchetti, MicheleMichele Marchetti 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 83 kg (183 lb) (1994-09-27) September 27, 1994 (age 23) Italy HCB South Tyrol
71 F Frank, DanielDaniel Frank 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1994-03-21) March 21, 1994 (age 23) Italy HCB South Tyrol
90 F Traversa, TommasoTommaso Traversa 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 77 kg (170 lb) (1990-08-04) August 4, 1990 (age 27) Italy Ritten Sport

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