South Korea men's national ice hockey team

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Korea
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Association Korea Ice Hockey Association
Head coach Jim Paek
Assistants Spiros Anastasiadis
Kim Woo-jee
Richard Park
Captain Park Woo-sang
Most games Kim Woo-jae (46)
Most points Kim Ki-sung (67)
IIHF code KOR
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Ranking
Current IIHF 23 Steady
Highest IIHF 23 (first in 2014)
Lowest IIHF 33 (2010)
First international
 Spain 7–1 South Korea 
(Barcelona, Spain; 16 March 1979)
Biggest win
 South Korea 44–0 Hong Kong 
(Perth, Australia; 14 March 1987)
Biggest defeat
 Latvia 27–0 South Korea 
(Bled, Slovenia; 18 March 1993)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 26 (first in 1979)
Best result 21st (2013, 2016)
Asian Winter Games
Appearances 7 (first in 1986)
Best result Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze (1986, 1990, 2007, 2011)
International record (W–L–T)
78–126–15

The South Korea men's national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey of South Korea. They are currently ranked 23rd in the IIHF World Ranking and currently compete in IIHF World Championship Division I. The team holds the record of the largest victory in the sport. South Korea beat Thailand in the 1998 IIHF Asian Oceanic Junior U18 Championships 92–0.[1] The team's most successful campaign thus far was a fifth in the 2013 Division IA tournament, ranking them 21st overall in the world. They will compete in their first Winter Olympics in 2018 in Pyeongchang.

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1979 – 25th place (7th in Pool C)
  • 1982 – 24th place (8th in Pool C)
  • 1986 – 25th place (9th in Pool C)
  • 1987 – 26th place (2nd in Pool D)
  • 1989 – 23rd place (7th in Pool C)
  • 1990 – 25th place (9th in Pool C)
  • 1991 – 24th place (8th in Pool C)
  • 1992 – 26th place (6th in Pool C, Group A)
  • 1993 – 25th place (9th in Pool C)
  • 1994 – 30th place (10th in Pool C)
  • 1995 – 33rd place (13th in Pool C)
  • 1996 – 33rd place (5th in Pool D)
  • 1997 – 30th place (2nd in Pool D)
  • 1998 – 31st place (7th in Pool C)
  • 1999 – 30th place (6th in Pool C)
  • 2000 – 29th place (5th in Pool C)
  • 2001 – 30th place (1st in Division II, Group A) Promoted to Division I
  • 2002 – 27th place (6th in Division I, Group A) Relegated to Division II
  • 2003 – 29th place (1st in Division II, Group A) Promoted to Division I
  • 2004 – 27th place (6th in Division I, Group B) Relegated to Division II
  • 2005 – 33rd place (3rd in Division II, Group A)
  • 2006 – 31st place (2nd in Division II, Group B)
  • 2007 – 30th place (1st in Division II, Group B) Promoted to Division I
  • 2008 – 28th place (6th in Division I, Group A) Relegated to Division II
  • 2009 – 29th place (1st in Division II, Group B) Promoted to Division I
  • 2010 – 25th place (5th in Division I, Group B)
  • 2011 – 22nd place (3rd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2012 – 23rd place (1st in Division I, Group B) Promoted to Division I A
  • 2013 – 21st place (5th in Division I, Group A)
  • 2014 – 22nd place (6th in Division I, Group A) Relegated to Division I B
  • 2015 – 23rd place (1st in Division I, Group B) Promoted to Division I A
  • 2016 – 21st place (5th in Division I, Group A)

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[2]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
30 Matt Dalton R 187 cm 89 kg (1986-07-04) 4 July 1986 (age 30) South Korea Anyang Halla
29 Park Sung-je R 173 cm 82 kg (1986-06-04) 4 June 1986 (age 30) South Korea High1
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
15 Kim Hyeok R 185 cm 85 kg (1987-04-07) 7 April 1987 (age 29) South Korea Daemyung Sangmu
5 Kim Wongjun R 178 cm 81 kg (1991-05-04) 4 May 1991 (age 25) South Korea Anyang Halla
16 Lee Don-ku L 180 cm 95 kg (1988-02-07) 7 February 1988 (age 28) South Korea Anyang Halla
7 Oh Hynonho L 175 cm 77 kg (1986-10-29) 29 October 1986 (age 30) South Korea High1
27 Eric Reagan R 188 cm 95 kg (1988-05-20) 20 May 1988 (age 28) South Korea Anyang Halla
12 Seo Yeoungjun R 183 cm 80 kg (1995-03-08) 8 March 1995 (age 21) South Korea Korea University
24 Bryan William Young L 186 cm 86 kg (1986-08-06) 6 August 1986 (age 30) South Korea High1
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
20 Ahn Jin Hui R 180 cm 84 kg (1991-03-06) 6 March 1991 (age 25) South Korea Anyang Halla
8 Cho Minho R 175 cm 83 kg (1987-01-04) 4 January 1987 (age 29) South Korea Anyang Halla
11 Kim Kisung L 178 cm 83 kg (1985-05-14) 14 May 1985 (age 31) South Korea Anyang Halla
19 Kim Sangwook L 180 cm 85 kg (1988-04-21) 21 April 1988 (age 28) South Korea Daemyung Sangmu
18 Kim Wong Jung R 180 cm 83 kg (1984-12-18) 18 December 1984 (age 31) South Korea Anyang Halla
3 Lee Young Jun R 185 cm 74 kg (1991-01-03) 3 January 1991 (age 25) South Korea Daemyung Sangmu
17 Park Woosang L 192 cm 88 kg (1985-05-30) 30 May 1985 (age 31) South Korea Anyang Halla
25 Brock Radunske L 196 cm 95 kg (1983-04-05) 5 April 1983 (age 33) South Korea Anyang Halla
13 Shin Hyung Yun L 182 cm 80 kg (1990-08-29) 29 August 1990 (age 26) South Korea Daemyung Sangmu
4 Shin Sanghoon R 170 cm 74 kg (1993-08-01) 1 August 1993 (age 23) South Korea Anyang Halla
9 Sin Sangwoo L 175 cm 83 kg (1987-12-12) 12 December 1987 (age 28) South Korea Anyang Halla
10 Michael Swift L 176 cm 79 kg (1987-03-26) 26 March 1987 (age 29) South Korea Anyang Halla
22 Mike Testwuide R 196 cm 95 kg (1987-02-05) 5 February 1987 (age 29) South Korea Anyang Halla

All-time record against other nations[edit]

As of February 12, 2016

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Australia 14 9 3 2 84 55
 Spain 14 7 3 4 54 52
 New Zealand 6 6 0 0 99 5
 North Korea 12 5 1 6 40 64
 South Africa 5 5 0 0 46 8
 Mexico 4 4 0 0 49 6
 Belgium 7 4 0 3 27 24
 China 20 4 2 14 49 120
 Israel 4 3 1 0 23 11
 Hong Kong 3 3 0 0 79 1
 Bulgaria 9 3 0 6 44 54
 Mongolia 2 2 0 0 37 2
 Iceland 2 2 0 0 24 2
 Hungary 14 2 1 11 42 104
 Chinese Taipei 2 2 0 0 46 0
 Turkey 1 1 0 0 14 0
 Malaysia 1 1 0 0 14 1
 Serbia and Montenegro 1 1 0 0 5 2
 Great Britain 8 3 0 5 23 42
 Croatia 8 3 0 5 24 24
 Romania 9 4 0 5 27 50
 Yugoslavia 7 1 0 6 14 60
 Japan 22 1 1 20 37 173
 Slovenia 4 0 0 4 6 26
 Austria 3 0 0 3 5 18
 Norway 2 0 0 2 1 14
 Belarus 1 0 0 1 1 12
 Ukraine 2 0 0 2 3 24
 Latvia 1 0 0 1 0 27
 Lithuania 4 2 0 2 13 13
 Poland 7 2 0 5 15 29
 Italy 5 1 0 4 5 31
 Estonia 3 1 0 2 7 24
 Denmark 5 0 0 5 4 52
 France 4 0 0 4 7 60
 Netherlands 9 3 0 6 39 49
 Kazakhstan 9 0 0 9 9 73

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