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|Turkish Ice Hockey Federation|
|James MacEachern, 2008-|
|Serkan Mustafa Yapıcılar: 50|
|Serkan Mustafa Yapıcılar: 69|
| Greece 15 - 3 Turkey |
(Johannesburg, South Africa; March 21, 1992)
| Turkey 11 - 1 Armenia |
(Reykjavík, Iceland; March 21, 2004)
| Spain 38 - 0 Turkey |
(Johannesburg, South Africa; March 27, 1992)
|IIHF World Ranking|
|Current record: (W-L-T) 12-48-1|
The Turkish men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Turkey, and is controlled by the Turkish Ice Hockey Federation, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. It is currently ranked 41st in the IIHF's 2008 world final ranking list.
Turkey's national team was again promoted to Division II after finishing 2nd in the Division III Group A at the 2006 World Ice Hockey Championships held April 24–29 in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Turkey competed in the Division II Group A at the 2007 World Ice Hockey Championships tournament held in Zagreb, Croatia from April 11 through April 17, 2007, where they once again finished last to be demoted back to division III.
Notable Players Edit
Cengiz Çıplak (25) is regarded as the most talented Turkish player. He was awarded the MVP crown as best forward in Division II Group A at the 2007 World Ice Hockey Championships although skating for the team that relegated. He received the same trophy at World Championship 2004. At the World Championship Division 3 in Iceland he was the tournament's topscorer. Çıplak learned his hockey in Edmonton and played in lower North American leagues, such as in the QMJHL as junior. Within the 16 years' history of the Turkish national ice hockey team, 25 goals in 18 games of Cengiz Çıplak makes him the highest goalscorer of all time. Also he holds the record for the highest scorer in one game when he scored five goals in the game between Luxembourg and Turkey.
All-time Record against other nations Edit
As of May 25, 2009