Poland women's national ice hockey team

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Poland
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Coat of arms of Poland is the badge used on the players jerseys.
Nickname(s)The Eagles
AssociationPolski Związek Hokeja na Lodzie
Head coachIvan Bednář
AssistantsĽubomír Babura
Tomasz Marznica
CaptainKarolina Późniewska
Most gamesMagdalena Czaplik (32)
Aleksandra Berecka (32)
Most pointsKarolina Pozniewska (53)
Team colors         
IIHF codePOL
Ranking
Current IIHF22 Steady (14 April 2019)[1]
Highest IIHF21 (2017)
Lowest IIHF34 (2011)
First international
Poland  23–0  Ireland
(Sofia, Bulgaria; 14 March 2011)
Biggest win
Poland  23–0  Ireland
(Sofia, Bulgaria; 14 March 2011)
Biggest defeat
China  6–0  Poland
(Katowice, Poland; 14 April 2017)
World Championships
Appearances9 (first in 2011)
Best result19th (2019)
International record (W–L–T)
26–18–2

The Polish women's national ice hockey team represents Poland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Polski Związek Hokeja na Lodzie. As of 2011, Poland has 374 female players.[2] The Polish women's national team is ranked 34th in the world.

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

The Polish Women hockey team has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World Championship[edit]

In 2011 the Polish team was for the first time involved in the World Championship competition. In the Division V the team made a big surprise by winning the first place in Division V (31st place) and was promoted to the Division IV for the 2012 IIHF Women's World Championship.

  • 2011 – Finished in 31st place (1st in Division V, promoted to Division IIB)
  • 2012 – Finished in 27th place (1st in Division IIB, promoted to Division IIA)
  • 2013 – Finished in 25th place (5th in Division IIA)
  • 2014 – Finished in 24th place (4th in Division IIA)
  • 2015 – Finished in 24th place (4th in Division IIA)
  • 2016 – Finished in 21st place (1st in Division IIA, promoted to Division IB)
  • 2017 – Finished in 20th place (6th in Division IB)
  • 2018 – Finished in 21st place (6th in Division IB)
  • 2019 – Finished in 19th place (3rd in Division IB)

2011 roster[edit]

[3]

Goaltenders
Number Player Club
1 Malgorzata Burda Poland Naprzod Janow
20 Joanna Katarzynska-Goj Poland GKS Tychy
Defensemen
Number Player Club
3 Anna Kierc Poland Biale Jastrzebie
6 Izabela Malinowska Poland Naprzod Janow
11 Joanna Detmer Poland Stoczniowiec Gdansk
14 Aleksandra Winchor Poland Polonia Bytom
22 Magdalena Nowacka Poland Unia Oswiecim
Forwards
Number player Club
4 Magdalena Czaplik Poland Polonia Bytom
5 Malgorzata Slimak,A Poland Naprzod Janow
7 Karolina Pozniewska Poland Polonia Bytom
9 Malgorzata Galuszka Poland Unia Oswiecim
10 Magdalena Szynal, A Poland Biale Jastrzebie
12 Sylwia Bielas Poland Unia Oswiecim
13 Aleksandra Berecka, Captain Poland Stoczniowiec Gdansk
16 Ewelina Czarnecka Poland Biale Jastrzebie
17 Katarzyna Frackowiak Poland Unia Oswiecim
18 Marta Bigos Poland Biale Jastrzebie
19 Agnieszka Pioro Poland KTH Krynica
23 Agnieszka Grzymieslawska Poland Naprzod Janow

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IIHF Women's World Ranking". IIHF. 14 April 2019. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Poland". Iihf.com. 11 January 1926. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Team Roster : Poland" (PDF). Stats.iihf.com. Retrieved 25 October 2016.

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