Belgium men's national ice hockey team

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Belgium
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Royal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation
General Manager Guy van der Stuyft
Head coach Paul Vincent
Assistants Gert Peeters
Captain Vincent Morgan
Most games Tim Vos (118)
Most points Tim Vos (67)
IIHF code BEL
IIHF ranking 36 Decrease2
Highest IIHF ranking 32 (2005)
Lowest IIHF ranking 36 (first in 2010)
Team colours                    
Belgium national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
First international
 Belgium 3–0 France 
(Brussels, Belgium; 4 March 1909)
Biggest win
 Belgium 21–2 New Zealand 
(Geel, Belgium; 21 March 1989)
Biggest defeat
 Ukraine 37–2 Belgium 
(Bled, Slovenia; 13 March 1993)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 40 (first in 1930)
Best result 7th (1950)
European Championships
Appearances 14 (first in 1910)
Best result Med 1.png (in 1913)
Olympics
Appearances 4 (first in 1920)
International record (W–L–T)
127–259–18

The Belgian men's national ice hockey team has participated in the IIHF European Championships from 1910 to 1932. They have won 2 bronze medals (1910, 1911), 1 silver medal (1927), and 1 gold medal (1913).

2013 World Championship Div II roster

Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Bjorn Steijlen 21.06.1977 Belgium HYC Herentals
GK 20 Mike Jansen 04.02.1992 Belgium HYC Herentals
D 3 Jens Engelen 03.12.1991 Belgium HYC Herentals
D 13 Pieter-Jan Wouters 01.01.1992 Belgium IHC Leuven
D 18 Nils Vroemans 29.01.1988 Belgium HYC Herentals
D 19 Lorenzo Maas 21.01.1992 Germany Krefelder EV
D 21 Niki de Herdt 20.11.1986 Belgium White Caps Turnhout
D 22 Vadim Gyesbreghs 26.12.1991 France Dunkerque Corsaires
F 4 Yente Franssen 24.12.1992 Belgium HYC Herentals
F 6 Mitch Morgan 23.01.1991 Belgium HYC Herentals
F 7 Ben Vercammen 21.05.1988 Belgium HYC Herentals
F 8 Joep Vercammen 10.04.1991 Belgium HYC Herentals
F 9 Dries Steijnen 25.07.1983 Belgium IHC Leuven
F 10 Jan Raekelboom 02.05.1978 Belgium IHC Leuven
F 11 Don Geerts 10.12.1983 Belgium HYC Herentals
F 12 Ben Torremans 16.01.1988 Belgium HYC Herentals
F 15 Bryan Kolodziejczyk 14.06.1991 Netherlands Smoke Eaters Geleen 2
F 16 Vincent Morgan 05.12.1985 Belgium HYC Herentals
F 23 Dean Thurura 16.02.1991 Belgium IHC Leuven
F 24 Dries Leirs 13.06.1991 Belgium HYC Herentals

Tournament participation

Olympic Games

  • 1920 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1924 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1928 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1936 – Finished in 14th place

World Championships

  • 1930 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1933 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1934 – Finished in 11th place
  • 1935 – Finished in 14th place
  • 1939 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1947 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1949 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1950 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1951 – Finished in 4th place Criterium Européen
  • 1952 – Finished 5th place in Pool B
  • 1955 – Finished in 6th place in Pool B
  • 1956 – Finished in 3rd place in Pool B
  • 1961 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1963 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1970 – Finished in 7th place in Pool C
  • 1971 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1975 – Finished in 7th place in Pool C
  • 1977 – Finished in 6th place in Pool C
  • 1978 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1987 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1989 – Finished in 1st place in Pool D
  • 1990 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1991 – Finished in 9th place in Pool C
  • 1992 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C1
  • 1993 – Finished in 8th place in Pool C
  • 1994 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C2
  • 1995 – Finished in 5th place in Pool C2
  • 1996 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 1997 – Finished in 8th place in Pool D
  • 1998 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 1999 – Finished in 4th place in Pool D
  • 2000 – Finished in 2nd place in Pool D
  • 2001 – Finished in 5th place in Division II, Group B
  • 2002 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2003 – Finished in 1st place in Division II, Group B
  • 2004 – Finished in 6th place in Division I, Group B
  • 2005 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group B
  • 2006 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2007 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2008 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2009 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group B
  • 2010 – Finished in 3rd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2011 – Finished in 4th place in Division II, Group A
  • 2012 – Finished in 1st place in Division II, Group B
  • 2013 – Finished in 2nd place in Division II, Group A
  • 2014 – Finished in 5th place in Division II, Group A

European Championships

  • 1910 – Won bronze medal
  • 1911 – Won bronze medal
  • 1913 – Won gold medal
  • 1914 – Won bronze medal
  • 1923 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1924 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1925 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1926 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1927 – Won silver medal
  • 1929 – Finished in 7th place

References

  1. ^ "Belgium Roster". IIHF. 2009-04-30. 

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