Macedonia men's national ice hockey team

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Macedonia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Macedonian Ice Hockey Federation
General Manager Republic of Macedonia Nikola Tasev
Head coach Slovenia Jure Vnuk
Home stadium Boris Trajkovski Hockey Arena
Team colors          
IIHF code MKD
First international
 Macedonia 8–7 Bosnia and Herzegovina 
(Sarajevo, BIH; 20 January 2018)
Biggest win
 Macedonia 8–7 Bosnia and Herzegovina 
(Sarajevo, BIH; 20 January 2018)
Biggest defeat
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 7–6 Macedonia 
(Sarajevo, BIH; 21 January 2018)
International record (W–L–T)
1–1–0

The Macedonian national ice hockey team (Macedonian: Хокејарска репрезентација на Македонија; Hokejarska reprezentacija na Makedonija) is the national men's ice hockey team of the Republic of Macedonia. They are controlled by the Macedonian Ice Hockey Federation and has been an associate member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) since 4 October 2001.

History[edit]

Macedonia played their first game on 27 March 2011 against Red Star Sofia of Bulgaria in Skopje. They went on to lose the game 4–1.[1] On 20 December 2014, Macedonia played two exhibition games against the Bulgarian under-20 national team in Skopje. They lost the first game 6–5 in overtime and won the second game 4–3 following a shootout, recording the team's first ever win.[2] Macedonia have still never entered in any IIHF World Championship tournaments. On 20 January 2018, Macedonia made its international debut and played two exhibition games against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo over the weekend. They won the first game 8–7 and lost the second game 7–6 in overtime a day later.[3]

All-time record against other nations[edit]

Last match update: 21 January 2018[4]

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 1 0 1 14 14
Total 2 1 0 1 14 14

All-time record against other clubs[edit]

Last match update: 21 December 2014[4]

Team GP W T L GF GA
Bulgaria Red Star Sofia 1 0 0 1 1 4
 Bulgaria U20 2 1 0 1 9 9
Total 3 1 0 2 10 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Macedonian Hockey team opened a new page in the history". National Teams of Ice Hockey. 2011-03-29. Archived from the original on 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2011-04-04. 
  2. ^ "Exhibition Games". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Archived from the original on 2014-12-24. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  3. ^ "Macedonia wins and loses in OT in Bosnia and Hercegovina". Eurohockey.com. 22 January 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Macedonia All Time Results" (PDF). National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 2018-01-21. 

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