IHLC Team Profiles – 🇰🇷 South Korea (Men’s)

🇰🇷 SOUTH KOREA (KOR) Men’s National Ice Hockey Team (1979-)

Korea landed on the radar of the IHLC in 2018, both being the hosts of the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang and qualifying for their first World Championship Top Division in history. While finally getting a shot at the IHLC in 2018 (after narrowly missing two previous opportunities), they certainly surprised the hockey world in 2018, and will look to continue to surprise and become a permanent fixture on the international stage.

Total IHLC Games Played: 1
Only IHLC Game: 2-1 loss vs. 🇸🇰 SVK, 25 Apr 2018

IHLC Games Hosted: 7
First Game Hosted: 🇫🇮 FIN 2-0 CZE 🇨🇿, 11 Feb 2018 (Anyang)
Latest Game Hosted:
🇷🇺 OAR 4-3 GER 🇩🇪 (OT), 25 Feb 2018 (Gangneung)
Major Tournaments Hosted: Olympic Games (1: 2018)

Best IIHF World Championship Result: 16th (1: 2018)
Best Olympic Games Result: 12th (1: 2018)
Best Canada / World Cup Result: n/a

Photo Credit: KIHA – IIHF – HHOF – IOC


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