Ukraine men's national ice hockey team

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Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine
General Manager Sergi Mazur
Head coach Olexander Savitsky
Assistants Pavlo Mikhonik
Dmytro Pidgursky
Captain Viktor Zakharov
Most games Vasily Bobrovnikov (182)
Most points Vitaly Litvinenko (105)
IIHF code UKR
IIHF ranking 22 Decrease1
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (first in 2003)
Lowest IIHF ranking 22 (2016)
Team colors          
Ukrainehockey blue.pngUkrainehockey yellow.png
First international
Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic Kazakhstan 5–1 Ukraine 
(Saint Petersburg, Russia; 14 April 1992)
Biggest win
 Ukraine 37–2 Belgium 
(Bled, Slovenia; 13 March 1993)
Biggest defeat
 Finland 9–0 Ukraine 
(Helsinki, Finland; 3 May 2003)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 18 (first in 1993)
Best result 9th (2002)
Olympics
Appearances 1 (first in 2002)
International record (W–L–T)
162–119–29

The Ukrainian national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Ukraine, and is controlled by the Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. As of 2014 Ukraine is ranked 21st in the IIHF World Rankings. The team's top finish was at the 2002 World Championships when they finished in 9th place. Ukraine has a total of 4,190 players (0.008% of its population).

Following the 2007 IIHF World Championship in Russia, Ukraine was relegated to Division 1.

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 2002 – Finished in 10th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 1954–1991 – Participated as part of the Soviet Union national ice hockey team
  • 1993 – Finished in 18th place (2nd in Pool C)
  • 1994 – Finished in 23rd place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1995 – Finished in 23rd place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1996 – Finished in 22nd place (2nd in Pool C)
  • 1997 – Finished in 21st place (1st in Pool C)
  • 1998 – Finished in 17th place (1st in Pool B)
  • 1999 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 10th place
  • 2002 – Finished in 9th place
  • 2003 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2004 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2005 – Finished in 11th place
  • 2006 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 16th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I Group B)
  • 2009 – Finished in 20th place (2nd in Division I Group B)
  • 2010 – Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I Group A)
  • 2011 – Finished in 21st place (3rd in Division I Group B)
  • 2012 – Finished in 22nd place (6th in Division I Group A)
  • 2013 – Finished in 23rd place (1st in Division I Group B)
  • 2014 – Finished in 20th place (4th in Division I Group A)
  • 2015 – Finished in 22nd place (6th in Division I Group A)
  • 2016 – Finished in 23rd place (1st in Division I Group B)

Team[edit]

Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
29 Mykhalio Shevchuk R 185 cm 90 kg (1994-09-19) 19 September 1994 (age 21) Ukraine HK Kremenchuk
30 Eduard Zakharchenko L 190 cm 80 kg (1995-08-04) 4 August 1995 (age 20) Ukraine HK Generals Kiev
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
6 Volodymyr Aleksyuk L 181 cm 83 kg (1987-06-22) 22 June 1987 (age 29) Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
2 Vitali Andreikiv L 180 cm 88 kg (1996-01-03) 3 January 1996 (age 20) Ukraine HK Kremenchuk
21 Denys Isayenko L 175 cm 90 kg (1980-03-17) 17 March 1980 (age 36) Ukraine HK Kremenchuk
26 Denys Petrukhno L 190 cm 93 kg (1989-09-18) 18 September 1989 (age 26) Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
14 Olexander Pobyedonostsev L 180 cm 82 kg (1981-09-19) 19 September 1981 (age 34) Ukraine HK Generals Kiev
23 Volodymyr Romanenko L 189 cm 95 kg (1992-08-13) 13 August 1992 (age 23) Ukraine HK Kremenchuk
4 Vsevold Tolstushko L 178 cm 80 kg (1993-05-31) 31 May 1993 (age 23) Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
5 Kyrylo Zhovnir L 193 cm 101 kg (1995-03-07) 7 March 1995 (age 21) Ukraine HK Kremenchuk
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
15 Sergi Babynets L 184 cm 80 kg (1987-09-05) 5 September 1987 (age 28) Ukraine Donbass Donetsk
24 Roman Blagy R 190 cm 100 kg (1987-10-25) 25 October 1987 (age 28) Kazakhstan Saryarka Karagandy
25 Artem Bondaryev L 181 cm 92 kg (1983-01-12) 12 January 1983 (age 33) Romania Steaua București
19 Dmytro Chernyshenko R 179 cm 82 kg (1994-05-10) 10 May 1994 (age 22) Ukraine HK Kremenchuk
11 Vladyslav Gavryk R 193 cm 100 kg (1991-05-21) 21 May 1991 (age 25) United States Columbus Cottonmouths
22 Artem Gnidenko R 177 cm 82 kg (1980-02-03) 3 February 1980 (age 36) Ukraine HK Generals Kiev
9 Georgi Kicha R 175 cm 78 kg (1990-03-12) 12 March 1990 (age 26) Ukraine HK Generals Kiev
8 Andri Mikhnov L 200 cm 98 kg (1983-11-26) 26 November 1983 (age 32) Belarus Yunost Minsk
20 Yuri Petrangovsky L 187 cm 89 kg (1994-12-09) 9 December 1994 (age 21) Ukraine HK Kremenchuk
7 Oleg Shafarenko L 184 cm 80 kg (1981-10-31) 31 October 1981 (age 34) Belarus Yunost Minsk
3 Yevgen Tymchenko L 185 cm 85 kg (1996-05-25) 25 May 1996 (age 20) Ukraine HK Generals Kiev
10 Viktor Zakharov L 195 cm 90 kg (1994-01-08) 8 January 1994 (age 22) Ukraine Donbass Donetsk


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