IHLC Team Profiles – Switzerland (Women’s)

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🇨🇭 SWITZERLAND (SUI) Women’s National Ice Hockey Team

While the Swiss team is considered by many to be the next emerging nation to break the “big four” of women’s hockey (Canada, USA, Sweden, Finland), the Eisgenossen have yet to win the IHLC after multiple attempts. However, the team has come a long way from their 10-0 drubbing in the first ever women’s international game in 1987, coming quite close at the 2014 Olympics, where they emerged a surprising Bronze medal winner, the first non-“big four” team to medal in Olympic women’s hockey.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 15
First IHLC Game:
 10-0 loss vs. 🇨🇦 CAN, 21 Apr 1987
Latest IHLC Game: 8-0 loss vs. 🇺🇸 USA, 07 Apr 2019
Closest IHLC Game: 3-1 loss vs. 🇨🇦 CAN, 17 Feb 2014
Largest IHLC Defeat: 13-0 loss vs. 🇨🇦 CAN, 03 Apr 2013

IHLC HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
5
First Game Hosted: 🇺🇸 USA 5-0 SVK 🇸🇰, 17 Apr 2011 (Zürich)
Latest Game Hosted:
 🇺🇸 USA 3-2 CAN 🇨🇦 (OT), 25 Apr 2011 (Zürich)
Major Tournaments Hosted: Women’s World Championship (1: 2011)

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF Women’s World Championship Result: 🥉 (1: 2012)
Best Olympic Games Result: 🥉 (1: 2014)
Best Three / Four Nations Cup Result: n/a

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
🇨🇦 CANADA: 0 wins, 9 losses, 0 ties
🇺🇸 UNITED STATES: 0 wins, 6 losses, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. 🇨🇦 CAN 10-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 21 Apr 1987 – WWT – North York 🇨🇦
02. 🇨🇦 CAN 6-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 31 Mar 1997 – WWC – Kitchener 🇨🇦
03. 🇨🇦 CAN 10-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 08 Mar 1999 – WWC – Vantaa 🇫🇮
04. 🇺🇸 USA 9-1 SUI 🇨🇭 – 30 Mar 2004 – WWC – Halifax 🇨🇦
05. 🇺🇸 USA 6-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 11 Feb 2006 – OG – Turin 🇮🇹
06. 🇨🇦 CAN 9-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 03 Apr 2007 – WWC – Winnipeg 🇨🇦
07. 🇨🇦 CAN 10-1 SUI 🇨🇭 – 15 Feb 2010 – OG – Vancouver 🇨🇦
08. 🇺🇸 USA 11-1 SUI 🇨🇭 – 27 Aug 2011 – TNT – Vierumäki 🇫🇮
09. 🇺🇸 USA 10-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 13 Apr 2012 – WWC – Burlington 🇺🇸
10. 🇨🇦 CAN 13-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 03 Apr 2013 – WWC – Ottawa 🇨🇦
11. 🇺🇸 USA 9-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 10 Feb 2014 – OG – Sochi 🇷🇺
12. 🇨🇦 CAN 3-1 SUI 🇨🇭 – 17 Feb 2014 – OG – Sochi 🇷🇺
13. 🇨🇦 CAN 10-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 04 Feb 2018 – EX – Goyang 🇰🇷
14. 🇨🇦 CAN 6-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 04 Apr 2019 – WWC – Espoo 🇫🇮
15. 🇺🇸 USA 8-0 SUI 🇨🇭 – 07 Apr 2019 – WWC – Espoo 🇫🇮

Photo Credit: Portland Press Herald – IIHF – HHOF – IOC

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