Luxembourg national ice hockey team

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Luxembourg
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Luxembourg Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Petr Fical
Captain Ronny Scheier
Most games Ronny Scheier (59)
Benny Welter (59)
Most points Robert Beran (104)
Team colors               
IIHF code LUX
Ranking
Current IIHF 43 Steady
Highest IIHF 42 (2003)
Lowest IIHF 44 (2009)
First international
 South Africa 23–0 Luxembourg 
(Johannesburg, South Africa; 21 March 1992)
Biggest win
 Luxembourg 38–3 Armenia 
(Mexico City, Mexico; 10 March 2005)
Biggest defeat
 Spain 31–0 Luxembourg 
(Johannesburg, South Africa; 25 March 1992)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 16 (first in 1992)
Best result 31st (1992)
International record (W–L–T)
31–42–2

The Luxembourg national ice hockey team represents the Luxembourg at ice hockey. Luxembourg is ranked 43rd by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

History[edit]

The team plays in the colours of the national flag: red, white, and light blue. The squad is coached by Marian Gallo of Slovakia and captained by Ronny Scheier. Several national team players play for teams in Canada, Finland, France, and Germany.

In the 2007 World Championships, Luxembourg finished third in Division III, narrowly missing out on promotion to Division II after being defeated 4–3 by hosts Ireland in overtime. Luxembourg has never competed in ice hockey at the Olympics. They placed third at the 2009 IIHF World Championship Division III in Dunedin, New Zealand.

IIHF World Championships[edit]

Year Division/Group Group Position Overall Position
1992 Group C2 5th 31st
2000 Group D 8th 41st
2002 Division II – Group B 6th (relegated) 40th
2003 Division III 2nd (promoted) 42nd
2004 Division II – Group A 6th (relegated) 39th
2005 Division III 3rd 43rd
2006 Division III 5th 45th
2007 Division III 3rd 42nd
2008 Division III 3rd 43rd
2009 Division III 3rd 43rd
2010 Division III – Group A 3rd 45th
2011 Division III 4th 44th
2012 Division III 3rd 43rd
2013 Division III 3rd 43rd
2014 Division III 3rd 43rd
2015 Division III 3rd 43rd
2016 Division III 3rd 43rd

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
20 Philippe Lepage L 175 cm 70 kg (1986-12-21) 21 December 1986 (age 30) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
25 Gilles Mangen L 165 cm 70 kg (1989-07-16) 16 July 1989 (age 27) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
18 Philippe Bechtold L 176 cm 70 kg (1995-03-18) 18 March 1995 (age 22) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
17 Cedric Farinon L 181 cm 73 kg (1997-06-05) 5 June 1997 (age 19) Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
13 Jimmy Hilbert L 180 cm 106 kg (1998-06-13) 13 June 1998 (age 18) Luxembourg Hiversport Huskies
14 Ronny Scheier R 178 cm 76 kg (1981-10-23) 23 October 1981 (age 35) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
8 Pit Sinner L 177 cm 75 kg (1993-01-19) 19 January 1993 (age 24) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
11 Robert Beran L 180 cm 84 kg (1969-11-15) 15 November 1969 (age 47) Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
21 Thierry Beran L 183 cm 75 kg (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 24) Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
9 Colm Cannon R 186 cm 93 kg (1986-07-08) 8 July 1986 (age 30) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
16 Marcus Eriksson L 181 cm 73 kg (1990-02-11) 11 February 1990 (age 27) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
4 Pete Hary R 186 cm 100 kg (1996-01-25) 25 January 1996 (age 21) Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
19 Joel Holtzem L 192 cm 80 kg (1982-08-08) 8 August 1982 (age 34) Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
12 Miroslav Mosr L 180 cm 75 kg (1997-04-02) 2 April 1997 (age 19) Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
10 Nicolas Mossong R 182 cm 68 kg (1996-07-11) 11 July 1996 (age 20) Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
6 Aleks Panzone L 176 cm 62 kg (2000-06-21) 21 June 2000 (age 16) Luxembourg Hiversport Huskies
5 Georges Scheier L 177 cm 75 kg (1983-11-14) 14 November 1983 (age 33) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
15 Patrick Schon L 190 cm 82 kg (1978-07-11) 11 July 1978 (age 38) Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg

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