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The Luxembourg national ice hockey team represents the Luxembourg at ice hockey. Luxembourg is currently ranked 43rd by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The team plays in the colours of the national flag: red, white, and light blue. The squad is coached by Marian Gallo of Slovakia and captained by Ronny Scheier. Several national team players play for teams in Canada, Finland, France, and Germany.

In the 2007 World Championships, Luxembourg finished third in Division III, narrowly missing out on promotion to Division II after being defeated 4-3 by hosts Ireland in overtime. Luxembourg has never competed in ice hockey at the Olympics. They placed third at the 2009 IIHF World Championship Division III in Dunedin, New Zealand.


IIHF World Championships

Year Division Position
2002 II (B) 6th (relegated)
2003 III 2nd (promoted)
2004 II (A) 6th (relegated)
2005 III 3rd
2006 III 5th
2007 III 3rd
2008 III 3rd
2009 III 3rd

2009 World Championship Division III Roster[1]

  • Head coach: Slovakia Marian Gallo
Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Michel Welter Belgium Bulldogs Liege
GK 20 Phillipe Lepage Belgium Bulldogs Liege
D 4 Frederic Good Luxembourg Hiversport Huskies
D 7 Rafael Springer Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
D 12 Francois Schons Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
D 13 Kai Linster Luxembourg Hiversport Huskies
D 14 Ronny Scheier Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
D 19 Yves Barthels Luxembourg Torndao Luxembourg
F 5 Georges Scheier Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
F 6 Bill Skamarakas Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
F 10 Benny Welter Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
F 11 Robert Beran Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
F 16 Claude Mossong Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
F 17 Thierry Holtzem Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
F 18 Jean-Marie Funk Luxembourg IHC Beaufort
F 22 Yves Dessouroux Luxembourg Tornado Luxembourg
F 23 Frank Schram Luxembourg Hiversport Huskies
F 24 Steven Minden Luxembourg Hiversport Huskies

2006 World Championship Roster

Number Name
1 Michel Welter
20 Philippe Lepage
Number Name
3 Serge Milano
4 Christophe Thiry
7 Daniel Houdremont
12 François Schons
14 Ronny Scheier
Number Name
5 Georges Scheier
6 Jeff Meyers
8 Ben Houdremont
9 David Kraus
10 Kevin Rolles
11 Robert Beran
13 Alain Breuskin
15 Patrick Schons
17 Eric Wambach
19 Yves Barthels
21 Kevin Krecke
22 Yves Dessouroux
23 Yannick Back

Tornado Luxembourg

Tornado Luxembourg currently plays in the French third division. Coached by Joachom Eriksson, the team looks to have great success in the 09/10 season. However, as a foreign team, it can't claim the third division's title or be promoted to second division.


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