IHLC Team Profiles – Russia (Women’s)

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🇷🇺 RUSSIA (RUS) Women’s National Ice Hockey Team
played at Olympics as OLYMPIC ATHLETES FROM RUSSIA (OAR), 2018
1 win, 1 reign, 1 game with IHLC – ranked 5th
IHLC last held January 5, 2009

An emerging squad on the women’s hockey front, Russia first played competitive women’s hockey in 1994, and played for their first IHLC three years later. Russia has played spoiler at past Women’s World Championship by upsetting Finland for bronze in both 2001 and 2013, and emerged as a new top European challenger for the mainstays in the women’s IHLC history with their first (and so far only) IHLC title in 2009.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 26
First IHLC Game:
 9-1 loss vs. 🇨🇦 CAN, Apr. 1, 1997
Only IHLC Win: 2-1 win vs. 🇫🇮 FIN, Jan. 3, 2009
Latest IHLC Game: 8-0 loss vs. 🇷🇺 RUS, Apr. 13, 2019
Largest IHLC Defeat: 12-0 loss (2 times, latest vs. 🇺🇸 USA, Aug. 24, 2011)
Longest IHLC Winless Streak: 16 games (Jan. 5, 2009Apr. 13, 2019)

IHLC HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
5
First Game Hosted: 🇺🇸 USA 3-1 FIN 🇫🇮, Feb. 8, 2014 (Sochi)
Latest Game Hosted:
 🇨🇦 CAN 3-2 USA 🇺🇸 (OT), Feb. 20, 2014 (Sochi)
Major Tournaments Hosted: Olympic Games (1: 2014)

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF Women’s World Championship Result: 🥉 (3: 2001, 2013, 2016)
Best Olympic Games Result: 4th (1: 2018)
Best Three / Four Nations Cup Result: n/a

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
🇨🇦 CANADA: 0 wins, 6 losses, 0 ties
🇫🇮 FINLAND: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
🇸🇪 SWEDEN: 0 wins, 3 losses, 0 ties
🇺🇸 UNITED STATES: 0 wins, 16 losses, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. 🇨🇦 CAN 9-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/01/1997 – WWC – Kitchener 🇨🇦
02. 🇺🇸 USA 9-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 03/29/2001 – EX – Mankato 🇺🇸
03. 🇺🇸 USA 6-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/07/2001 – WWC – Minneapolis 🇺🇸
04. 🇺🇸 USA 11-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 12/29/2001 – EX – Lake Placid 🇺🇸
05. 🇺🇸 USA 7-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 02/08/2002 – EX – West Valley City 🇺🇸
06. 🇺🇸 USA 8-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/01/2004 – WWC – Halifax 🇨🇦
07. 🇨🇦 CAN 12-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/04/2005 – WWC – Linköping 🇸🇪
08. 🇨🇦 CAN 8-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/04/2008 – WWC – Harbin 🇨🇳
09. 🇸🇪 SWE 7-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 12/13/2008 – EHT – Leppävirta 🇫🇮
10. 🇷🇺 RUS 2-1 FIN 🇫🇮 – 01/03/2009 – MLP – Ravensburg 🇩🇪
11. 🇸🇪 SWE 5-4 RUS 🇷🇺 – 01/05/2009 – MLP – Ravensburg 🇩🇪
12. 🇸🇪 SWE 6-3 RUS 🇷🇺 – 02/13/2009 – EHT – Segeltorp 🇸🇪
13. 🇺🇸 USA 13-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/18/2011 – WWC – Zürich 🇨🇭
14. 🇺🇸 USA 5-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/23/2011 – WWC – Zürich 🇨🇭
15. 🇺🇸 USA 12-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 08/24/2011 – TNT – Vierumäki 🇫🇮
16. 🇺🇸 USA 9-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/08/2012 – WWC – Burlington 🇺🇸
17. 🇨🇦 CAN 8-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/08/2013 – WWC – Ottawa 🇨🇦
18. 🇺🇸 USA 9-2 RUS 🇷🇺 – 03/31/2015 – WWC – Malmö 🇸🇪
19. 🇺🇸 USA 13-1 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/03/2015 – WWC – Malmö 🇸🇪
20. 🇺🇸 USA 8-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 03/31/2016 – WWC – Kamloops 🇨🇦
21. 🇺🇸 USA 9-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/03/2016 – WWC – Kamloops 🇨🇦
22. 🇺🇸 USA 7-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/01/2017 – WWC – Plymouth 🇺🇸
23. 🇨🇦 CAN 5-0 OAR 🇷🇺 – 02/11/2018 – OG – Gangneung 🇰🇷
24. 🇨🇦 CAN 5-0 OAR 🇷🇺 – 02/19/2018 – OG – Gangneung 🇰🇷
25. 🇺🇸 USA 10-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/09/2019 – WWC – Espoo 🇫🇮
26. 🇺🇸 USA 8-0 RUS 🇷🇺 – 04/13/2019 – WWC – Espoo 🇫🇮

Photo Credit: Fansided – IIHF – HHOF – IOC

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