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Association Bulgaria Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Georgi Milanov
Assistants Atanas Dimitrov
Most games Malin Atanasov (143)
Most points Stoyan Batchvarov (103)
IIHF ranking 35
Highest IIHF ranking 30 (first in 2003)
Lowest IIHF ranking 35 (2009)
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First international
 Bulgaria 4 - 2 Yugoslavia 
(Bucharest, Romania; January 17, 1942)
Biggest win
 Bulgaria 20 - 0 Turkey 
(Pretoria, South Africa; March 28, 1998)
Biggest defeat
 Kazakhstan 31 - 0 Bulgaria 
(Spišská Nová Ves, Slovakia; March 25, 1994)
 Ukraine 31 - 0 Bulgaria 
(Spišská Nová Ves, Slovakia; March 27, 1994)
Appearances 1 (first in 1976)
International record (W-L-T)

The Bulgarian men's national ice hockey team is ranked 35th in the 2009 IIHF World Ranking and competes in Division II at the Ice Hockey World Championships.

The team has participated once at the Olympic Games. This happened in Innsbruck in 1976, when Bulgaria lost to the Czechoslovak team 1-14 in the first round. After a few more losses the team finished last in the tournament.

Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is to host the games of Division II, Group B of the 2009 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. Bulgaria's opponents at the tournament will be Belgium, Mexico, Spain, South Africa and South Korea.

World Championship Div II roster[1]

  • Head coach: Bulgaria Georgi Milanov
Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Konstantin Mihaylov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
GK 20 Kiril Vajarov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
D 3 Vasiliy Vasilev Turkey Istanbul Paten
D 4 Tsvetan Tsvetanov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
D 5 Bogdan Stefanov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
D 6 Alexander Panev Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
D 7 Martin Giurov Bulgaria Levski Sofia
D 11 Alexi Yotov Russia Vityaz Chekhov
D 12 Rosen Stefanov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
D 22 Roman Morgunov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 2 Yavor Slavchev Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 8 Stoyan Bachvarov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 9 Stanislav Muhachov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 10 Martin Milanov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 13 Svetlin Stoev Bulgaria Spartak Sofia
F 14 Rosen Hristov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 15 Petar Hadzhitonev Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 16 Rosen Asenov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 19 Georgi Mladenov Bulgaria Academica Sofia
F 21 Plamen Veselinov Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
F 24 Martin Boydajiev Bulgaria Slavia Sofia

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