New Zealand men's national ice hockey team

New Zealand
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Ice Blacks
Association New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation
General Manager New Zealand Ian Challis
Head coach Canada Jeffery Bonazzo
Assistants Germany Andreas Kaisser
Captain Corey Down
Most games Corey Down (51)
Most points Brett Speirs (46)
IIHF code NZL
IIHF ranking 38
Highest IIHF ranking 38 (first in 2005)
Lowest IIHF ranking 40 (first in 2003)
Team colours Black and White
First international
 South Korea 35 - 2 New Zealand 
(Perth, Australia; 13 March 1987)
Biggest win

 New Zealand 19 - 0 Hong Kong 
(Perth, Australia; 15 March 1987)

 New Zealand 19 - 0 Hong Kong 
(Perth, Australia; 20 March 1987)
Biggest defeat
 Australia 58 - 0 New Zealand 
(Perth, Australia; 14 March 1987)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 16 (first in 1987)
Best result 27th (1987)
International record (W–L–T)
23-57-2

The New Zealand men's national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey of New Zealand, and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. They are currently ranked 38th in the IIHF World Rankings and currently compete in IIHF World Championship Division II.

Contents

2009 World Championship Div III roster[1]

  • Head coach: Canada Jeff Bonazzo
Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Zak Nothling New Zealand Botany Swarm
D 2 Richard Idoine New Zealand Botany Swarm
F 5 Brett Speirs New Zealand Southern Stampede
F 6 Damian Watson New Zealand Dunedin Thunder
F 7 Danny Smith New Zealand West Auckland Admirals
D 8 Corey Down New Zealand West Auckland Admirals
F 9 Lyle Idoine New Zealand Botany Swarm
D 10 Hayden Argyle New Zealand Southern Stampede
F 11 Joshua Hay New Zealand Botany Swarm
F 12 Braden Lee New Zealand Southern Stampede
D 13 Andrew Hay New Zealand Botany Swarm
F 14 Chris Eaden New Zealand Canterbury Red Devils
D 16 Mitchell Oak New Zealand West Auckland Admirals
F 17 Dale Harrop New Zealand Canterbury Red Devils
D 18 Stacey Rout New Zealand Queenstown Rangers
F 19 K.C Ball New Zealand Botany Swarm
GK 20 Rick Parry New Zealand West Auckland Admirals
F 22 Jordan Challis New Zealand Botany Swarm
D 23 Daniel Nicholls New Zealand Canterbury Red Devils
F 24 Adam Soffer New Zealand Canterbury Red Devils

All-time Record against other nations

As of 25 May 2009

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Turkey 6 5 0 1 44 21
 Luxembourg 4 4 0 0 25 8
 Greece 4 3 0 1 22 16
 Hong Kong 2 2 0 0 38 0
 Ireland 2 2 0 0 13 2
 South Africa 11 2 0 9 33 51
 Chinese Taipei 1 1 0 0 12 1
 Mongolia 1 1 0 0 10 1
 Mexico 3 0 1 2 9 12
 Israel 1 0 0 1 0 12
 Serbia and Montenegro 1 0 0 1 2 20
 Lithuania 1 0 0 1 2 21
 Great Britain 1 0 0 1 0 26
 Romania 1 0 0 1 1 52
 China 2 0 0 2 2 11
 Belgium 2 0 0 2 4 31
 Croatia 2 0 0 2 5 33
 Iceland 3 0 0 3 8 17
 North Korea 3 0 0 3 5 21
 Bulgaria 3 0 0 3 10 36
 Spain 4 0 0 4 6 70
 South Korea 6 0 0 6 5 99
 Australia 11 1 0 10 15 150

External links

References

  1. ^ "New Zealand roster". IIHF. 30 April 2009. http://stats.iihf.com/Hydra/188/IHM1880NZL_33_1_0.pdf. 

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