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 Stefan Mair
Assistants Clayton Beddoes
Roberto Scelfo
Captain Anton Bernard
Most games Lucio Topatigh (243)
Top scorer Lucio Topatigh (131)
IIHF code ITA
IIHF ranking 18 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 13 (2007)
Lowest IIHF ranking 19 (first in 2004)
Team colors               
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Home colours
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Away colours
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

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.

Game between Italy vs Russia.

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)

European Championship[edit]

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

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
1 Andreas Bernard L 185 cm 87 kg (1990-06-09) 9 June 1990 (age 26) Finland Ässät
30 Frederic Cloutier R 183 cm 82 kg (1981-05-15) 15 May 1981 (age 35) Finland KooKoo Kouvola
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
17 Alexander Egger L 186 cm 89 kg (1979-12-22) 22 December 1979 (age 36) Italy HC Bolzano
26 Armin Helfer L 197 cm 88 kg (1980-05-31) 31 May 1980 (age 36) Italy HC Pustertal Wölfe
9 Armin Hofer L 184 cm 90 kg (1987-03-19) 19 March 1987 (age 29) Italy HC Pustertal Wölfe
3 Thomas Larkin R 179 cm 80 kg (1999-11-12) 12 November 1999 (age 16) Croatia KHL Medveščak Zagreb
25 Stefano Marchetti L 180 cm 74 kg (1986-11-10) 10 November 1986 (age 29) Italy Asiago Hockey
5 Sean McMonagle L 185 cm 88 kg (1989-01-19) 19 January 1989 (age 27) Italy HC Bolzano
2 Alex Trivellato L 189 cm 83 kg (1993-01-05) 5 January 1993 (age 23) Germany Schwenninger Wild Wings
7 Michael Angelo Zanatta R 181 cm 80 kg (1989-05-31) 31 May 1989 (age 27) Switzerland HC Ambrì-Piotta
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
19 Raphael Andergassen R 177 cm 76 kg (1993-06-14) 14 June 1993 (age 23) Italy SV Kaltern
18 Anton Bernard R 178 cm 82 kg (1989-04-18) 18 April 1989 (age 27) Italy HC Bolzano
21 Luca Frigo L 182 cm 76 kg (1993-05-30) 30 May 1993 (age 23) Sweden Kallinge-Ronneby IF
8 Marco Insam R 188 cm 84 kg (1989-06-05) 5 June 1989 (age 27) Italy HC Bolzano
22 Diego Kostner R 184 cm 84 kg (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 23) Switzerland HC Lugano
23 Simon Kostner R 171 cm 70 kg (1990-11-30) 30 November 1990 (age 25) Italy Ritten Sport
15 Jose Antonio Magnabosco Aguirre R 175 cm 73 kg (1995-08-12) 12 August 1995 (age 20) Italy Asiago Hockey
24 Joachim Ramoser L 178 cm 90 kg (1995-02-22) 22 February 1995 (age 21) Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
10 Guilo Scandella R 186 cm 88 kg (1983-09-18) 18 September 1983 (age 32) Italy HC Pustertal Wölfe
12 Tommaso Traversa L 170 cm 70 kg (1990-08-04) 4 August 1990 (age 25) United States Alaska Aces
28 Daniel Tudin L 183 cm 92 kg (1978-08-03) 3 August 1978 (age 37) Italy Ritten Sport

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