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Japan
Association Japan Ice Hockey Federation
GM Japan Sakai Toshiyuki
Head coach Germany Mark Mahon
Assistants Japan Suzuki Norio
Japan Yamanaka Takeshi
Captain Haga Yosuke
IIHF ranking 21
Highest IIHF ranking 15 (first in 2003)
Lowest IIHF ranking 22 (first in 2007)
First international
 Czechoslovakia 12 - 2 Japan 
(Davos, Switzerland; January 24, 1930)
Biggest win
 Japan 44 - 1 Kuwait 
(Gangneung, South Korea; January 30, 1999)
Biggest defeat
 Czechoslovakia 25 - 1 Japan 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; March 4, 1957)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 9 (first in 1930)
Best result 6th (1930)
Olympics
Appearances 8 (first in 1936)
International record (W-L-T)
214-306-42


The Japanese men's national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey of Japan. They are currently ranked 22nd in the IIHF World Ranking and currently compete in IIHF World Championship Division I. They have competed in nine Olympics Games competitions.

Contents

2009 World Championship Div I roster[1]

Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Masahito Haruna Japan Oji Eagles
GK 30 Hisashi Ishikawa Japan Nippon Paper Cranes
D 2 Jun Tonosaki Japan Nippon Paper Cranes
D 4 Aaron Keller Japan Oji Eagles
D 5 Fumitaka Miyauchi Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
D 6 Makoto Kawashima Japan Oji Eagles
D 12 Yosuke Haga Japan Oji Eagles
D 24 Ryuichi Kawai Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
D 27 Ryota Minami Japan Oji Eagles
F 8 Yosuke Kon Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
F 9 Sho Sato Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
F 10 Toru Kamino Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
F 11 Masahito Nishiwaki Japan Nippon Paper Cranes
F 13 Masafumi Ogawa Japan Oji Eagles
F 14 Go Tanaka Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
F 15 Shuhei Kuji Japan Waseda University
F 16 Daisuke Obara Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
F 17 robert demontis Japan Nippon Paper Cranes
F 18 Takahito Suzuki Japan Seibu Prince Rabbits
F 19 Takeshi Saito Japan Oji Eagles
F 25 Shunsuke Shigeno Japan Chuo University
F 26 Tetsuya Saito Japan Oji Eagles

Team Japan players at the 1998 Nagano Olympics

  • Dan Daikawa D
  • Ryan Fujita F
  • Yūji Iga F
  • Dusty Imoo G
  • Shinichi Iwasaki G
  • Matthew Kabayama F
  • Tatsuki Katayama D
  • Yutaka Kawaguchi D
  • Takayuki Kobori D
  • Atsudo Kudō D
  • Ryan Kuwabara F
  • Hiroshi Matsuura F
  • Hiroyuki Miura D
  • Takayuki Miura D
  • Fumitaka Miyauchi D
  • Jirō Nihei G
  • Tsutsumi Otomo F
  • Toshiyuki Sakai F
  • Kunihiko Sakurai F
  • Akihito Sugisawa F
  • Steve Tsujiura C
  • Shin Yahata F
  • Takeshi Yamanaka D
  • Chris Yule F
  • Head coach Bjorn Kinding
  • General Manager Dave King

Winter Olympics record

World Championship record

Note: Years in Bold denote participation in the top-level tournament

  • 1930 - Finished tied in 6th place
  • 1931 - 1955 - Did not participate
  • 1957 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1958 - 1961 - Did not participate
  • 1962 - Finished in 9th place (1st in "Pool B")
  • 1963 - 1966 - Did not participate
  • 1967 - Finished in 17th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1969 - Finished in 15th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1970 - Finished in 11th place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1971 - Finished in 12th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1972 - Finished in 11th place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1973 - Finished in 12th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1974 - Finished in 10th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1975 - Finished in 12th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1976 - Finished in 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1977 - Finished in 11th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1978 - Finished in 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1979 - Finished in 14th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1981 - Finished in 16th place (8th in "Pool B")
  • 1982 - Finished in 17th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1983 - Finished in 13th place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1985 - Finished in 13th place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1986 - Finished in 16th place (8th in "Pool B")
  • 1987 - Finished in 17th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1989 - Finished in 15th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1990 - Finished in 15th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1991 - Finished in 16th place (8th in "Pool B")
  • 1992 - Finished in 15th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1993 - Finished in 17th place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1994 - Finished in 16th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1995 - Finished in 18th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1996 - Finished in 20th place (8th in "Pool B")
  • 1997 - Finished in 24th place (4th in "Pool C")
  • 1998 - Finished in 16th place
  • 1999 - Finished in 16th place
  • 2000 - Finished in 16th place
  • 2001 - Finished in 16th place
  • 2002 - Finished in 16th place
  • 2003 - Finished in 16th place
  • 2004 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2005 - Finished in 25th place (5th in Division I, Group A)
  • 2006 - Finished in 22nd place (3rd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2007 - Finished in 24th place (3rd in Division I, Group B)
  • 2008 - Finished in 21st place (3rd in Division I, Group B)

All-time Record against other nations

As of June 6, 2009

Team GP W T L GF GA
 China 29 23 2 4 200 70
 Denmark 30 19 1 10 143 95
 South Korea 16 15 1 0 150 23
 Yugoslavia 30 14 2 14 118 128
 Norway 36 13 7 16 123 151
 Netherlands 25 13 4 8 138 82
 Romania 23 12 1 10 106 98
 Austria 32 11 4 17 111 130
 France 26 11 1 14 93 105
 North Korea 11 11 0 0 93 19
 Hungary 17 11 0 6 75 47
 Switzerland 31 9 3 19 93 141
 Bulgaria 11 8 0 3 66 29
 Italy 26 7 3 16 75 106
 Australia 7 7 0 0 93 17
 Poland 34 4 2 28 77 184
 Great Britain 9 4 1 4 27 28
 Lithuania 4 4 0 0 19 3
 Canada 40 3 3 34 76 218
 East Germany 16 3 1 12 45 89
 Kazakhstan 11 2 2 7 26 39
 Croatia 2 2 0 0 10 1
 West Germany 9 2 0 7 27 54
 Estonia 2 1 1 0 9 5
 Slovenia 6 1 1 4 14 24
 Kuwait 1 1 0 0 44 1
 Thailand 1 1 0 0 39 0
 Belgium 1 1 0 0 24 0
 Spain 1 1 0 0 11 2
 Israel 1 1 0 0 7 1
 Ukraine 6 0 2 4 7 23
 Belarus 5 0 1 4 10 22
 Finland 7 0 1 6 15 57
 Russia 1 0 0 1 1 6
 Czech Republic 4 0 0 4 10 31
 Sweden 4 0 0 4 1 44
 Slovakia 6 0 0 6 12 47
 Germany 8 0 0 8 14 43
 Latvia 8 0 0 8 14 58
 United States 8 0 0 8 20 77
 Soviet Union 9 0 0 9 23 111
 Czechoslovakia 9 0 0 9 12 108

External links

References

  1. ^ http://stats.iihf.com/Hydra/187/IHM1870JPN_33_1_0.pdf
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