Mexico men's national ice hockey team

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Mexico
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Federacion Deportiva de Mexico de Hockey sobre Hielo
Head coach Diego de la Garma
Captain Fernando Ugarte
Most games Lior Miller (46)
Top scorer Julian Florindi
Most points Adrian Cervantes (52)
IIHF code MEX
IIHF ranking 32 Increase4
Highest IIHF ranking 32 (first in 2010)
Lowest IIHF ranking 43 (2005)
Team colours                    
First international
 Belgium 5–0 Mexico 
(Reykjavík, Iceland; April 10, 2000)
Biggest win
 Mexico 48–0 Armenia 
(Mexico City, Mexico; March 11, 2005)
Biggest defeat
 Romania 19–0 Mexico 
(Bucharest, Romania; March 26, 2001)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 11 (first in 2000)
Best result 35th (2008)
Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament
Appearances 1 (first in 2014)
Best result Med 2.png (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
22–38–3

The Mexican national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey team of Mexico and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. They are currently ranked 32nd in the IIHF World Rankings and currently compete in IIHF World Championship Division II.1

History

Mexico joined the International Ice Hockey Federation in April 1985.2 They played its first game in 2000 during the 2000 World Championships, losing to Belgium 5–0.3 Since then they have participated in every World Championship and are currently in division II after finishing fifth in the group A tournament, which was held in Mexico.34 It is the only Latin American team that competes in the IIHF tournament. Mexico participated in the 2014 Pan American Ice Hockey Tournament, they finished second after losing to Canada in the gold medal game 7–0.

Roster

From the 2011 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships5

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of Birth Club
1 Andres De la Garma R 180 cm 70 kg Mar. 11, 1988 Mexico Zapotec Totems
20 Alfonso De Alba R 173 cm 71 kg Apr. 16, 1985 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
Defensemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth Club
3 Manuel Escandon L 185 cm 80 kg Jul. 28, 1991 Mexico Teotihuacan Priests
5 Lior Miller R 180 cm 73 kg Mar. 5, 1981 Mexico Zapotec Totems
8 Luis Alberto De la Vega R 182 cm 75 kg Mar. 23, 1988 Mexico Mayan Astronomers
15 Fernando Ugarte R 178 cm 65 kg Jan. 11, 1983 Mexico Teotihuacan Priests
17 Luis David Gonzalez R 181 cm 72 kg Oct. 7, 1988 Mexico Teotihuacan Priests
21 Francisco Padilla R 176 cm 77 kg Mar. 7, 1993 Mexico Zapotec Totems
24 Alejandro Rosette R 180 cm 78 kg Sep. 15, 1987 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of Birth Club
6 Jorge Ehlers R 175 cm 60 kg Jul. 16, 1987 Mexico Zapotec Totems
7 Raul Bravo R 179 cm 75 kg Sep. 27, 1983 Mexico Mayan Astronomers
9 Oscar Flores R 176 cm 80 kg Apr. 22, 1992 Mexico Zapotec Totems
10 Hector Carerro R 180 cm 70 kg Apr. 3, 1991 Mexico Teotihuacan Priests
11 Alexander Gutierrez R 182 cm 76 kg Dec. 14, 1990 Mexico Teotihuacan Priests
12 Sebastian Ortega R 180 cm 70 kg Jun. 13, 1987 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
13 Andres Valenzuela R 181 cm 75 kg Sep. 13, 1989 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
14 Ruben Cuevas R 176 cm 75 kg Feb. 15, 1993 Mexico Mayan Astronomers
16 Manuel Sierra R 188 cm 92 kg Aug. 27, 1981 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
18 Ander Barberena R 175 cm 69 kg Nov. 8, 1989 Mexico Zapotec Totems
19 Guillermo Diaz R 175 cm 68 kg Dec. 22, 1983 Mexico Mayan Astronomers
22 Oscar Rubio R 175 cm 77 kg Dec. 31, 1988 Mexico Aztec Eagle Warriors
23 Christian Smithers R 187 cm 80 kg Aug. 2, 1992 Mexico Mayan Astronomers

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