Italy Men's National Ice Hockey Team
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Italy Men's National Ice Hockey Team

Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
AssociationFederazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio
Head coachGreg Ireland
AssistantsPeter Andersson
Fabio Armani
Cesare Apollonio
CaptainDaniel Frank
Most gamesLucio Topatigh (243)
Top scorerLucio Topatigh (131)
Team colors     
IIHF codeITA
Italy national ice hockey team jerseys 2015.png
Ranking
Current IIHF
Highest IIHF13 (2007)
Lowest IIHF19 (first in 2004)
First international
Sweden  7-1  Italy
(Milan, Italy; 14 March 1924)
Biggest win
Italy  28-0  Belgium
(Düsseldorf, Germany; 1 March 1955)
Biggest defeat
United States  31-1  Italy
(St. Moritz, Switzerland; 1 February 1948)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances63 (first in 1930)
Best result4th (1953)
IIHF European Championships
Appearances3 (first in 1924)
Best result4th (1929)
Olympics
Appearances9 (first in 1936)
International record (W-L-T)
337-416-77
Medal record
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
Silver medal - second place
Silver medal - second place
Silver medal - second place
Medal record
Gold medal - first place
Gold medal - first place
The Blue Team during 2003 Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
Game between Italy vs Russia.

The Italian men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Italy, and is controlled by the Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio (FISG), a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

Tournament record

Olympic Games

Games Finish
Germany 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 9th place
Switzerland 1948 St. Moritz 8th place
Italy 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 7th place
Austria 1964 Innsbruck 15th place
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo 9th place
France 1992 Albertville 12th place
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 9th place
Japan 1998 Nagano 12th place
Italy 2006 Turin 11th place
Italy 2026 Milan and Cortina Qualified

World Championship

Championship Finish Rank
France/Austria/Germany 1930 Chamonix/Vienna/Berlin First round 10th
Czechoslovakia 1933 Prague Consolation round 11th
Italy 1934 Milan Consolation round 9th
Switzerland 1935 Davos Consolation round 7th
Switzerland 1939 Zürich/Basel Consolation round 9th
France 1951 Paris 1st in the Pool B 8th
Belgium 1952 Liege 3rd in the Pool B 12th
Switzerland 1953 Zürich/Basel 1st in the Pool B 4th
West Germany 1955 Krefeld/Dortmund/Cologne 1st in the Pool B 10th
Czechoslovakia 1959 Prague/Bratislava/Brno/Ostrava Consolation round 8th
Switzerland 1961 Geneva/Lausanne 4th in the Pool B 12th
Austria 1964 Innsbruck 7th in the Pool B 15th
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1966 Jesenice 1st in the Pool C 17th
Austria 1967 Vienna 5th in the Pool B 13th
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1969 Ljubljana 8th in the Pool B 14th
Romania 1970 Gala?i 2nd in the Pool C 16th
Switzerland 1971 Bern/Geneva 8th in the Pool B 14th
Romania 1972 Miercurea-Ciuc 2nd in the Pool C 15th
Austria 1973 Graz 8th in the Pool B 14th
France 1974 Grenoble/Gap/Lyon 2nd in the Pool C 16th
Japan 1975 Sapporo 7th in the Pool B 13th
Switzerland 1976 Aarau/Bienne 7th in the Pool B 15th
Denmark 1977 Copenhagen/Hørsholm 1st in the Pool C 18th
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1978 Belgrade 7th in the Pool B 15th
Spain 1979 Barcelona 2nd in the Pool C 20th
Italy 1981 Urtijëi 1st in the Pool B 9th
Finland 1982 Helsinki/Tampere First round 7th
West Germany 1983 Düsseldorf/Dortmund/Munich Consolation round 8th
Switzerland 1985 Fribourg 3rd in the Pool B 11th
Netherlands 1986 Eindhoven 2nd in the Pool B 9th
Italy 1987 Canazei 6th in the Pool B 14th
Norway 1989 Oslo/Lillehammer 2nd in the Pool B 10th
France 1990 Lyon/Megève 2nd in the Pool B 10th
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1991 Ljubljana/Bled/Jesenice 1st in the Pool B 9th
Czechoslovakia 1992 Prague/Bratislava First round 9th
Germany 1993 Munich/Dortmund Quarter-finals 8th
Italy 1994 Bolzano/Canazei/Milan Quarter-finals 6th
Sweden 1995 Stockholm Quarter-finals 7th
Austria 1996 Vienna Quarter-finals 7th
Finland 1997 Helsinki/Tampere/Turku Consolation round 8th
Switzerland 1998 Zürich/Basel Consolation round 10th
Norway 1999 Oslo/Hamar/Lillehammer First round 13th
Russia 2000 Saint Petersburg Second round 12th
Germany 2001 Nuremberg/Cologne/Hanover Second round 12th
Sweden 2002 Gothenburg/Karlstad/Jönköping Consolation round 15th
Croatia 2003 Zagreb 4th in Division I, Group B 23rd
Poland 2004 Gda?sk 2nd in Division I, Group B 19th
Netherlands 2005 Eindhoven 1st in Division I, Group B 18th
Latvia 2006 Riga Relegation round 14th
Russia 2007 Moscow Qualifying round 12th
Canada 2008 Halifax/Quebec Relegation round 16th
Poland 2009 Toru? 1st in Division I, Group B 18th
Germany 2010 Cologne/Mannheim/Gelsenkirchen Relegation round 15th
Hungary 2011 Budapest 1st in Division I, Group A 18th
Finland/Sweden 2012 Helsinki/Stockholm Preliminary round 15th
Hungary 2013 Budapest 2nd in Division I, Group A 18th
Belarus 2014 Minsk Preliminary round 15th
Poland 2015 Kraków 5th in Division I, Group A 21st
Poland 2016 Katowice 2nd in Division I, Group A 18th
Germany/France 2017 Cologne/Paris Preliminary round 16th
Hungary 2018 Budapest 2nd in Division I, Group A 18th
Slovakia 2019 Bratislava/Ko?ice Preliminary round 14th
Switzerland 2020 Zürich/Lausanne Cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic[2] -
Latvia 2021 Riga Preliminary round 16th
Finland 2022 Helsinki/Tampere

Thayer Tutt Trophy

  • 1980 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1988 - Finished in 1st place

European Championship

  • 1924 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1926 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1929 - Finished in 4th place

Roster

Roster for the 2021 IIHF World Championship.[3]

Head coach: Greg Ireland[4]

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
3 F Markus Gander 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1989-05-16) 16 May 1989 (age 32) Italy Wipptal Broncos
10 F Stefano Giliati 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1987-10-07) 7 October 1987 (age 33) Italy HC Bolzano
13 F Peter Hochkofler 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 92 kg (203 lb) (1994-10-04) 4 October 1994 (age 26) Austria Red Bull Salzburg
14 F Thomas Galimberti 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (2003-11-12) 12 November 2003 (age 17) Italy Eppan Pirates
15 D Enrico Miglioranzi 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 86 kg (190 lb) (1991-10-08) 8 October 1991 (age 29) Italy Asiago Hockey
17 D Lorenzo Casetti 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1993-09-14) 14 September 1993 (age 27) Italy Asiago Hockey
19 F Raphael Andergassen 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 79 kg (174 lb) (1993-06-14) 14 June 1993 (age 28) Italy Pustertal Wölfe
21 D Daniel Glira 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 87 kg (192 lb) (1994-03-25) 25 March 1994 (age 27) Italy Pustertal Wölfe
22 F Simon Pitschieler 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 81 kg (179 lb) (1997-12-03) 3 December 1997 (age 23) Italy HC Bolzano
23 D Stefano Marchetti 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 86 kg (190 lb) (1986-10-11) 11 October 1986 (age 34) Italy Asiago Hockey
24 D Peter Spornberger 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1999-01-06) 6 January 1999 (age 22) Germany Schwenninger Wild Wings
26 F Angelo Miceli 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1994-03-01) 1 March 1994 (age 27) Italy HC Bolzano
29 G Davide Fadani 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 76 kg (168 lb) (2001-02-03) 3 February 2001 (age 20) Switzerland HC Lugano
31 G Damian Clara 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb) (2005-01-13) 13 January 2005 (age 16) Austria Red Bull Salzburg
32 G Justin Fazio 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 87 kg (192 lb) (1997-05-03) 3 May 1997 (age 24) Italy HC Bolzano
37 D Phil Pietroniro 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1994-05-27) 27 May 1994 (age 27) Italy SG Cortina
44 D Gregorio Gios 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 79 kg (174 lb) (1999-06-29) 29 June 1999 (age 22) Italy SHC Fassa
46 F Ivan Deluca 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb) (1997-07-28) 28 July 1997 (age 24) Italy HC Bolzano
53 D Alex Trivellato 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 83 kg (183 lb) (1993-01-05) 5 January 1993 (age 28) Sweden Västerås IK
68 D Sebastiano Soracreppa 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 79 kg (174 lb) (1999-09-12) 12 September 1999 (age 21) Switzerland HC Thurgau
81 F Anthony Bardaro 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1992-09-18) 18 September 1992 (age 28) Italy HC Bolzano
91 F Marco Rosa 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 84 kg (185 lb) (1982-01-15) 15 January 1982 (age 39) Italy Asiago Hockey
92 F Alex Petan - A 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1992-05-02) 2 May 1992 (age 29) Hungary Fehérvár AV19
93 F Luca Frigo - A 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1993-05-30) 30 May 1993 (age 28) Italy HC Bolzano
94 F Daniel Frank - C 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (200 lb) (1994-03-21) 21 March 1994 (age 27) Italy HC Bolzano
95 F Marco Magnabosco 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1995-08-12) 12 August 1995 (age 26) Italy Asiago Hockey

References

  1. ^ "IIHF Men's World Ranking". IIHF. 6 June 2021. Retrieved 2021.
  2. ^ Steiss, Adam. "2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship cancelled". iihf.com. IIHF. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Nazionale falcidiata da Covid e infortuni, ecco i convocati per i Mondiali Top Division" (in Italian). fisg.it. 15 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Team Roster Italy" (PDF). iihf.com. 21 May 2021.

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