Lithuania national ice hockey team

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Lithuania
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Lithuanian badge features Vytis ("the Chaser") who is also featured on the Coat of arms of Lithuania
Association Lithuanian Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Bernd Haake
Assistants Arūnas Aleinikovas
Casey Fratkin
George Kingston
Captain Mindaugas Kieras
Most games Egidijus Bauba (88)
Most points Egidijus Bauba (94)
IIHF code LTU
IIHF ranking 25 Increase1
Highest IIHF ranking 23 (first in 2008)
Lowest IIHF ranking 27 (first in 2003)
Team colors               
First international
 Latvia 3–0 Lithuania 
(Riga, Latvia; 27 February 1932)
Biggest win
 Lithuania 20–0 Luxembourg 
(Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; 25 March 2002)
Biggest defeat
 Latvia 27–0 Lithuania 
(Riga, Latvia; 27 August 1996)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 17 (first in 1938)
Best result 12th (1938)
International record (W–L–T)
58–79–10

The Lithuanian national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Lithuania, and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. Lithuania is currently in 26th place in the IIHF World Rankings. They have never competed in Olympic Games.

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1938 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1954–1991 – participated as part of the Soviet Union national ice hockey team
  • 1993 – Not ranked (3rd in "Pool C" Qualification Group 1)
  • 1994 – Not ranked (2nd in "Pool C2" Qualification Group 1)
  • 1995 – Finished in 31st place (2nd in "Pool C2")
  • 1996 – Finished in 29th place (1st in "Pool D")
  • 1997 – Finished in 28th place (8th in "Pool C")
  • 1998 – Finished in 27th place (3rd in "Pool C")
  • 1999 – Finished in 27th place (3rd in "Pool C")
  • 2000 – Finished in 28th place (4th in "Pool C")
  • 2001 – Finished in 28th place (6th in Division I Group A)
  • 2002 – Finished in 30th place (1st in Division II Group B)
  • 2003 – Finished in 28th place (6th in Division I Group A)
  • 2004 – Finished in 29th place (1st in Division II Group B)
  • 2005 – Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2006 – Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I Group B)
  • 2007 – Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2008 – Finished in 24th place (4th in Division I Group B)
  • 2009 – Finished in 24th place (4th in Division I Group A)
  • 2010 – Finished in 26th place (5th in Division I Group A)
  • 2011 – Finished in 25th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2012 – Finished in 27th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2013 – Finished in 27th place (5th in Division I Group B)
  • 2014 – Finished in 25th place (3rd in Division I Group B)
  • 2015 – Finished in 25th place (3rd in Division I Group B)
  • 2016 – Finished in 25th place (3rd in Division I Group B)

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
30 Artur Pavliukov L 185 cm 78 kg (1997-02-14) 14 February 1997 (age 19) Lithuania Hockey Punks Vilnius
1 Donatas Zukovas L 175 cm 70 kg (1994-11-21) 21 November 1994 (age 21) Lithuania SC Energija
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
4 Nerijus Alisauskas R 185 cm 82 kg (1991-06-06) 6 June 1991 (age 25) Kazakhstan Saryarka Karaganda
25 Rolandas Aliukonis L 178 cm 85 kg (1981-05-25) 25 May 1981 (age 35) Lithuania SC Energija
5 Jevgenijus Cugajus R 180 cm 78 kg (1990-05-31) 31 May 1990 (age 26) Lithuania Baltu Ainiai Kaunas
2 Jaunius Jasinevicius R 185 cm 75 kg (1996-07-09) 9 July 1996 (age 20) Sweden AIK Härnösand
6 Arturas Katulis R 178 cm 80 kg (1981-08-05) 5 August 1981 (age 34) Lithuania Juodupe LRK
3 Mindaugas Kieras L 187 cm 87 kg (1980-06-07) 7 June 1980 (age 36) Lithuania Hockey Punks Vilnius
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
21 Mauras Baltrukonis L 185 cm 78 kg (1994-05-22) 22 May 1994 (age 22) Lithuania SC Energija
10 Aivaras Bendzius L 194 cm 93 kg (1993-01-26) 26 January 1993 (age 23) Slovenia HDD Jesenice
17 Daniel Bogdziul R 183 cm 85 kg (1994-02-24) 24 February 1994 (age 22) Norway Hasle-Løren IL
15 Arnoldas Bosas R 194 cm 90 kg (1990-08-28) 28 August 1990 (age 25) United Kingdom Sheffield Steeldogs
7 Ilja Cetvertak R 175 cm 168 kg (1997-07-07) 7 July 1997 (age 19) Latvia HK Zemgale
13 Ugnias Cizas L 184 cm 74 kg (1995-08-31) 31 August 1995 (age 20) Lithuania SC Energija
9 Aimas Fiscevas L 175 cm 77 kg (1994-02-09) 9 February 1994 (age 22) Lithuania SC Energija
16 Paulius Gintautus R 185 cm 80 kg (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 21) Norway IK Comet
23 Vytautas Jagelavicius L 185 cm 95 kg (1988-11-14) 14 November 1988 (age 27) Lithuania SC Energija
18 Emilijus Krakauskas R 185 cm 75 kg (1997-07-11) 11 July 1997 (age 19) Switzerland EHC Biel
19 Donatas Kumeliauskas L 185 cm 85 kg (1987-07-13) 13 July 1987 (age 29) Germany ECC Preussen
14 Arturas Laukaitis L 185 cm 80 kg (1997-03-05) 5 March 1997 (age 19) United States Atlanta Capitals
8 Danielius Nomanovas L 184 cm 75 kg (1998-09-20) 20 September 1998 (age 17) Latvia HK Zemgale
12 Povilas Verenis L 188 cm 86 kg (1990-07-29) 29 July 1990 (age 26) Lithuania SC Energija

Notable players[edit]

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