France men's national ice hockey team: Wikis

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France
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Les Bleus (The Blues)
Association Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace
Head coach France Canada Dave Henderson
Assistants France Pierre Pousse
Captain Laurent Meunier
Most games Denis Perez (297)
Most points Philippe Bozon (170)
IIHF ranking 14
Highest IIHF ranking 14 (2009)
Lowest IIHF ranking 19 (first in 2006)
France national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
First international
 France 8 - 1 Bohemia 
(Chamonix, France; January 23, 1909)
Biggest win
 France 24 - 1 North Korea 
(Budapest, Hungary; March 15, 1983)
Biggest defeat
 United States 22 - 0 France 
(Chamonix, France; January 30, 1924)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 52 (first in 1930)
Best result 6th (1930)
European Championships
Appearances 4 (first in 1923)
Best result Med 1.png (in 1924)
Olympics
Appearances 10 (first in 1920)
International record (W-L-T)
334-423-88


The French men's national ice hockey team has participated in the IIHF European Championships, the IIHF World Hockey Championships and the Olympic Games. They are currently ranked 18th in the world by the IIHF. It is controlled by the Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace. The only French player currently in the NHL is goalie Cristobal Huet, although Philippe Bozon formerly played for the St. Louis Blues.

Contents

2008 World Championship team

Pos. No. Player Team
G 1 Eddy Ferhi France Grenoble Bruleurs de Loups
G 39 Cristobal Huet United States Chicago Blackhawks
G 42 Fabrice Lhenry Denmark Esbjerg
G 92 Henri Corentin Buysse France Gothiques d'Amiens
D 2 Benjamin Dieude Fauvel France Gothiques d'Amiens
D 3 Vincent Bachet France Gothiques d'Amiens
D 16 Benoît Quessandier France Dragons de Rouen
D 27 Baptiste Amar France Grenoble Bruleurs de Loups
D 29 Mathieu Mille France Morzine-Avoriaz
D 44 Antonin Manavian France Grenoble Bruleurs de Loups
D 55 Jean-François Bonnard France Grenoble Bruleurs de Loups
D 72 Simon Lacroix France Ducs d'Angers
D 74 Nicolas Besch Finland Sport
D 87 Teddy Trabichet France Grenoble Bruleurs de Loups
F 7 Yorick Treille Czech Republic Vítkovice
F 10 Laurent Meunier Switzerland Genève-Servette
F 13 Jonathan Zwikel France Morzine-Avoriaz
F 18 Luc Tardif France Morzine-Avoriaz
F 19 Oliver Coqueux Denmark Esbjerg
F 20 Damien Raux France Briancon Diables Rouges
F 24 Julien Desrosiers France Dragons de Rouen
F 26 Antoine Lussier SwitzerlandLa Chaux-de-Fonds
F 28 Laurent Gras France Gothiques d'Amiens
F 38 Cyril Papa France Villard de Lans
F 41 Pierre-Édouard Bellemare Sweden Leksand
F 77 Sacha Treille France Grenoble Bruleurs de Loups
F 84 Kévin Hecquefeuille France Grenoble Bruleurs de Loups
F 91 Nicolas Antonoff France Avalanche du Mont-Blanc

[1] the French team's current head coach is Dave Henderson, with assistant coach Pierre Pousse.

Olympic record

The French team at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
  • 1920 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1924 - Finished tied for 5th place
  • 1928 - Finished in 6th place
  • 1932 - Did not participate
  • 1936 - Finished tied in 9th place
  • 1948 - 1964 - Did not qualify
  • 1968 - Finished in 14th place
  • 1972 - 1984 - Did not qualify
  • 1988 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1992 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1994 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1998 - Finished in 11th place
  • 2002 - Finished in 14th place
  • 2006 - Did not qualify
  • 2010 - Did not qualify

European Championship record

  • 1910 - 1922 - Did not participate
  • 1923 - Won silver medal
  • 1924 - Won gold medal
  • 1925 - Did not participate
  • 1926 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1927-1929 - Did not participate
  • 1932 - Finished in 6th place

World Championship record

  • 1930 - Finished tied for 6th place
  • 1931 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1933 - Did not participate
  • 1934 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1935 - Finished in 7th place
  • 1937 - Finished in 7th place
  • 1938-1949 - Did not participate
  • 1950 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1951 - Finished in 9th place (2nd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1952 - Finished in 15th place (6th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1953 - Finished in 8th place (5th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1955-1959 - Did not participate
  • 1961 - Finished in 16th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1962 - Finished in 11th place (3rd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1963 - Finished in 14th place (6th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1964 - Did not participate
  • 1965 - Finished in 17th place (9th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1966 - Finished in 20th place (4th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1967 - Finished in 20th place (4th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1968 - Finished in 14th place (6th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1969 - Did not participate
  • 1970 - Finished in 18th place (4th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1971 - Finished in 16th place (2nd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1972 - Did not participate
  • 1973 - Finished in 20th place (6th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1974 - Finished in 19th place (5th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1975 - Finished in 19th place (5th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1976 - Finished in 19th place (3rd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1977 - Finished in 21st place (4th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1978 - Finished in 22nd place (6th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1979 - Finished in 21st place (3rd in the "C" Pool)
  • 1981 - Finished in 21st place (5th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1982 - Finished in 20th place (4th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1983 - Finished in 21st place (5th in the "C" Pool)
  • 1985 - Finished in 17th place (1st in the "C" Pool)
  • 1986 - Finished in 12th place (4th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1987 - Finished in 12th place (4th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1989 - Finished in 11th place (3rd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1990 - Finished in 12th place (4th in the "B" Pool)
  • 1991 - Finished in 11th place (3rd in the "B" Pool)
  • 1992 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1993 - Finished in 12th place
  • 1994 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1995 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1996 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1997 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1998 - Finished in 13th place
  • 1999 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2000 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2001 - Finished in 20th place (2nd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2002 - Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2003 - Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group B)
  • 2004 - Finished in 16th place
  • 2005 - Finished in 20th place (2nd in Division I, Group B)
  • 2006 - Finished in 20th place (2nd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2007 - Finished in 18th place (1st in Division I, Group A)
  • 2008 - Finished in 14th place
  • 2009 - Finished in 12th place

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