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Norway
Nickname(s) Isbjørnene (The Polar Bears)
Association NIHF
GM Flag of Norway Petter Salsten
Head coach Flag of Norway Roy Johansen
Assistants Flag of Finland Sam Liebkind
Flag of Norway Knut Stubdal
Captain Tommy Jakobsen
Most games Tommy Jakobsen (135)
IIHF code NOR
IIHF ranking 11
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (first in 2009)
Lowest IIHF ranking 21 (2004)
Team colours               
First international
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 7 - 0 Norway Flag of Norway
(London, United Kingdom; 17 February 1937)
Biggest win
Flag of Norway Norway 24 - 0 Belgium Flag of Belgium
(Sofia, Bulgaria; 5 March 1975)
Flag of Norway Norway 25 - 1 China Flag of China
(Debrecen, Hungary; 22 April 2005)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Finland Finland 20 - 1 Norway Flag of Norway
(Hämeenlinna, Finland; 12 March 1947)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 26 (first in 1937)
Best result 4th (1951)
Olympics
Appearances 9 (first in 1952)
International record (W-L-T)
336-614-106

The Norwegian men's national ice hockey team (or Team Norway) is the national ice hockey team from Norway that participates at the IIHF World Championships for both men and women. The teams are governed by the Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation. The men's team is coached by Mr. Roy Johansen and the women's team is coached by former men's national team and San Jose Sharks head coach Mr. George Kingston.

Tournament RecordEdit

Performance in Olympic Games Edit

  • 1920-1948 - did not qualify
  • 1952 - 9th place
  • 1956-1960 - did not qualify
  • 1964 - 10th place
  • 1968 - 11th place
  • 1972 - 8th place
  • 1976 - did not qualify
  • 1980 - 11th place
  • 1984 - 12th place
  • 1988 - 12th place
  • 1992 - 9th place
  • 1994 - 11th place
  • 1998-2006 - did not qualify

Performance in World Championship Edit

  • 1930-1935 - did not participate
  • 1936
  • 1937 - 9th place
  • 1938 - 13th place
  • 1939 - did not participate

World War II

  • 1947 - did not participate
  • 1949 - 8th place
  • 1950 - 6th place
  • 1951 - 4th place
  • 1952
  • 1953 - did not participate
  • 1954 - 8th place
  • 1955 - did not participate
  • 1956 - 11th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1957 - did not participate
  • 1958 - 7th place
  • 1959 - 8th place
  • 1960 - 9th place (Won "Pool B")
  • 1961 - 10th place
  • 1962 - 5th place
  • 1963 - 9th place (Won "Pool B")
  • 1964 - 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1965 - 8th place
  • 1966 - 12th place (4th in "Pool B")

  • 1967 - 11th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1968 - 11th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1969 - 11th place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1970 - 9th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1971 - 10th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1972 - 13th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1973 - 15th place (Won "Pool C")
  • 1974 - 13th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1975 - 15th place (Won "Pool C")
  • 1976 - 11th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1977 - 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1978 - 14th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1979 - 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1980
  • 1981 - 14th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1982 - 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1983 - 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1984
  • 1985 - 15th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1986 - 17th place (Won "Pool C")
  • 1987 - 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1988
  • 1989 - 9th place (Won "Pool B")
  • 1990 - 8th place
  • 1991 - 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1992 - 10th place

  • 1993 - 9th place
  • 1994 - 11th place
  • 1995 - 10th place
  • 1996 - 10th place
  • 1997 - 12th place
  • 1998 - 21st place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1999 - 12th place
  • 2000 - 10th place
  • 2001 - 15th place
  • 2002 - 22nd place (3rd in "Group B")
  • 2003 - 20th place (2nd in "Group B")
  • 2004 - 20th place (2nd in "Group A")
  • 2005 - 17th place (Won "Group A")
  • 2006 - 11th place
  • 2007 - 14th place
  • 2008 - 8th place
  • 2009 - 11th place
  • 2010 -

TeamEdit

2010 Olympics rosterEdit

The following is the Norwegian roster in the men's ice hockey tournament of the 2010 Winter Olympics.[1]

No. Pos.
Name
Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2009–10 team
33 G Grotnes, PalPål Grotnes 188 cm 86 kg 01977-03-07 7 March 1977 Lørenskog Stjernen (GET)
34 G Lysenstoen, AndreAndré Lysenstøen 194 cm 112 kg 01988-10-27 27 October 1988 Oslo HeKi (Mestis)
30 G Smith, RubenRuben Smith 182 cm 75 kg 01984-04-15 15 April 1984 Stavanger Storhamar Dragons (GET)
47 D Bonsaksen, AlexanderAlexander Bonsaksen 181 cm 83 kg 01987-01-24 24 January 1987 Oslo Modo (SEL)
6 D Holos, JonasJonas Holøs 180 cm 88 kg 01987-08-27 27 August 1987 Sarpsborg Färjestad (SEL)
7 D Jakobsen, TommyTommy Jakobsen 173 cm 83 kg 01970-12-10 10 December 1970 Oslo Lørenskog (GET)
5 D Kaunismaki, JuhaJuha Kaunismäki 187 cm 88 kg 01979-05-06 6 May 1979 Helsinki, Finland Stavanger Oilers (GET)
36 D Lund, Lars ErikLars Erik Lund 188 cm 95 kg 01974-07-25 25 July 1974 Oslo Vålerenga (GET)
55 D Tollefsen, Ole-KristianOle-Kristian Tollefsen 188 cm 96 kg 01984-03-29 29 March 1984 Oslo Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
23 D Trygg, MatsMats Trygg 178 cm 82 kg 01976-06-01 1 June 1976 Oslo Kölner Haie (DEL)
42 F Andersen, Jonas SolbergJonas Solberg Andersen 184 cm 85 kg 01981-03-08 8 March 1981 Sarpsborg Sparta Warriors (GET)
20 F Bastiansen, AndersAnders Bastiansen 188 cm 97 kg 01980-10-31 31 October 1980 Oslo Färjestad (SEL)
26 F Forsberg, KristianKristian Forsberg 183 cm 86 kg 01986-05-05 5 May 1986 Oslo Modo (SEL)
8 F Hansen, MadsMads Hansen 183 cm 90 kg 01978-09-16 16 September 1978 Oslo Brynäs (SEL)
9 F Holtet, MariusMarius Holtet 183 cm 81 kg 01984-08-31 31 August 1984 Hamar Färjestad (SEL)
10 F Spets, Lars ErikLars Erik Spets 178 cm 82 kg 01985-04-02 2 April 1985 Trondheim Vålerenga (GET)
46 F Olimb, MathisMathis Olimb 179 cm 79 kg 01986-02-01 1 February 1986 Oslo Frölunda (SEL)
22 F Roymark, MartinMartin Røymark 184 cm 86 kg 01986-11-10 10 November 1986 Oslo Frölunda (SEL)
19 F Skroder, Per-AgePer-Åge Skrøder 180 cm 92 kg 01978-08-04 4 August 1978 Sarpsborg Modo (SEL)
41 F Thoresen, PatrickPatrick Thoresen 180 cm 85 kg 01983-11-07 7 November 1983 Oslo Salavat Yulaev Ufa (KHL)
29 F Vikingstad, ToreTore Vikingstad 191 cm 93 kg 01975-10-08 8 October 1975 Trondheim Hannover Scorpions (DEL)
35 F Ylven, Martin LaumannMartin Laumann Ylven 190 cm 92 kg 01988-12-22 22 December 1988 Oslo Linköping (SEL)
48 F Zuccarello Aasen, MatsMats Zuccarello Aasen 170 cm 73 kg 01987-09-01 1 September 1987 Oslo Modo (SEL)

Defenceman Morten Ask was initially selected, but was injured and replaced by Jonas Solberg Andersen.[2]

Individual all-time recordsEdit

     Still active players are highlighted

Most matches playedEdit

Player Time Matches Club on debut
Tommy Jakobsen (D) 1992–present 139 Furuset
Jim Marthinsen (G) 1980–1995 114 Vålerenga
Thor Martinsen (D) 1964–1980 113 Frisk Tigers
Mats Trygg (D) 1999–present 97 Manglerud Star
Erik Kristiansen (F) 1983–1994 97 Storhamar Dragons
Ole Eskild Dahlstrøm (F) 1989–2005 96 Furuset
Petter Thoresen (F) 1980–1995 96 Vålerenga
Petter Salsten (D) 1987–1995 92 Furuset
Tore Vikingstad (F) 1995–present 88 Stjernen
Trond Magnussen (F) 1992–2004 88 Stjernen
Ørjan Løvdal (F) 1983–1995 83 Stjernen
Marius Trygg (F) 1999–present 82 Manglerud Star
Robert Schistad (G) 1991–2000 82 Viking
Tom Røymark (F) 1972–1980 81 Manglerud Star
Per-Åge Skrøder (F) 1999–present 80 Lillehammer
Last updated: 20 May 2010
Source: hockey.no

Other notable playersEdit

Note: Still active players are bolded

External links Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Men's Ice Hockey: Team Norway Tournamement Standings and Statistics. International Olympic Committee.
  2. Men's rosters announced. International Ice Hockey Federation (15 February 2010).


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