Iceland women's national ice hockey team

The Icelandic women's national ice hockey team represents Iceland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's World Women's Ice Hockey Championship Division IIB. The women's national team is controlled by Ice Hockey Iceland. As of 2011, Iceland had 71 female players.[2] The Icelandic women's national team is ranked 29th in the world.

Iceland
Nickname(s)Íslenska Falcons (Icelandic Falcons)
AssociationIce Hockey Iceland
Head coachJón Gíslason
AssistantsJouni Sinikorpi
Snorri Sigurbjörnsson
CaptainSilvía Björgvinsdóttir
Most gamesSteinunn Sigurgeirsdóttir (28)
Anna Águstsdóttir (28)
Most pointsFlosrun Johannesdóttir (22)
Hanna Heimisdóttir (22)
IIHF codeISL
              
Ranking
Current IIHF32 1 (14 April 2019)[1]
Highest IIHF29 (first in 2009)
Lowest IIHF32 (2019)
First international
South Korea  8–2  Iceland
(Dunedin, New Zealand; 1 April 2005)
Biggest win
Iceland  12–1  Turkey
(Miercurea Ciuc, Romania; 30 March 2007)
 Iceland 12–1 Romania 
(Valdemoro, Spain; 21 March 2018)
Biggest defeat
South Korea  8–2  Iceland
(Dunedin, New Zealand; 1 April 2005)
World Championships
Appearances12 (first in 2005)
Best result28th (2008, 2011)
International record (W–L–T)
25–46–4

Olympic record

The Icelandic women's hockey team has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World Championships record

In 2005 the Icelandic Women team was the first time involved in the World Championship competition.

  • 2005 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IV)
  • 2007 – Finished in 32nd place (5th in Division IV)
  • 2008 – Finished in 28th place (1st in Division IV, Promoted to Division III)
  • 2009 – Division III canceled[3]
  • 2011 – Finished in 28th place (3rd in Division IV)
  • 2012 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2014 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2015 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2016 – Finished in 29th place (3rd in Division IIB)
  • 2017 – Finished in 30th place (4th in Division IIB)
  • 2018 – Finished in 30th place (3rd in Division IIB)
  • 2019 – Finished in 31st place (3rd in Division IIB)

All-time record against other nations

As of 14 September 2011

TeamGPWTLGFGA
 New Zealand4211208
 Turkey2200211
 South Africa2200142
 Romania4202912
 Estonia3102812
 Croatia100103
 South Korea2002312

References

  1. "IIHF Women's World Ranking". IIHF. 14 April 2019. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  2. IIHF. "Iceland". www.iihf.com.
  3. 2009 Women's Division III, IV and V all Cancelled, http://forums.internationalhockey.net/showthread.php?t=7423
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