IHLC Team Profiles – China (Women’s)

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🇨🇳 CHINA (CHN) Women’s National Ice Hockey Team

China has been a unique contender for the women’s IHLC, emerging as an unlikely threat at the 1992 World Championship – but more remarkable has been their ability to stay competitive in a nation not known for its hockey prowess. China nearly upset the dominant Canadian squad at the 1996 Pacific Rim Championship, narrowly losing 1-0. China has played the most games of any women’s team that has yet to win the IHLC, and will surely continue to compete to win their elusive first IHLC.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 19
First IHLC Game:
 8-0 loss vs. 🇨🇦 CAN, 20 Apr 1992
Latest IHLC Game: 13-1 loss vs. 🇨🇦 CAN, 04 Apr 2009
Closest IHLC Game: 1-0 loss vs. 🇨🇦 CAN, 02 Apr 1996
Largest IHLC Defeat: 16-0 loss vs. 🇺🇸 USA, 22 Jan 2002

IHLC HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
6
First Game Hosted: 🇨🇦 CAN 6-1 SWE 🇸🇪, 02 Apr 2008 (Harbin)
Latest Game Hosted: 
🇺🇸 USA 4-3 CAN 🇨🇦, 12 Apr 2008 (Harbin)
Major Tournaments Hosted: Olympic Games (1: 2022), Women’s World Championship (1: 2008)

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF Women’s World Championship Result: 4th (2: 1994, 1997)
Best Olympic Games Result: 4th (1: 1998)
Best Three / Four Nations Cup Result: n/a

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
🇨🇦 CANADA: 0 wins, 11 losses, 0 ties
🇺🇸 UNITED STATES: 0 wins, 8 losses, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. 🇨🇦 CAN 8-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 20 Apr 1992 – WWC – Tampere 🇫🇮
02. 🇨🇦 CAN 7-1 CHN 🇨🇳 – 11 Apr 1994 – WWC – Lake Placid 🇺🇸
03. 🇨🇦 CAN 9-1 CHN 🇨🇳 – 04 Apr 1995 – PRC – San Jose 🇺🇸
04. 🇨🇦 CAN 1-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 02 Apr 1996 – PRC – Richmond 🇨🇦
05. 🇨🇦 CAN 7-1 CHN 🇨🇳 – 03 Apr 1997 – WWC – Kitchener 🇨🇦
06. 🇨🇦 CAN 6-2 CHN 🇨🇳 – 08 Oct 1997 – EX – Calgary 🇨🇦
07. 🇨🇦 CAN 3-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 09 Oct 1997 – EX – Calgary 🇨🇦
08. 🇺🇸 USA 6-2 CHN 🇨🇳 – 15 Nov 1997 – EX – Walpole 🇺🇸
09. 🇺🇸 USA 5-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 16 Nov 1997 – EX – Cambridge 🇺🇸
10. 🇨🇦 CAN 2-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 09 Feb 1998 – OG – Nagano 🇯🇵
11. 🇨🇦 CAN 8-1 CHN 🇨🇳 – 04 Apr 2000 – WWC – Kitchener 🇨🇦
12. 🇺🇸 USA 13-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 03 Apr 2001 – WWC – St. Cloud 🇺🇸
13. 🇺🇸 USA 16-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 22 Jan 2002 – EX – San Jose 🇺🇸
14. 🇺🇸 USA 12-3 CHN 🇨🇳 – 24 Jan 2002 – EX – Spokane 🇺🇸
15. 🇺🇸 USA 13-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 26 Jan 2002 – EX – Boise 🇺🇸
16. 🇺🇸 USA 7-1 CHN 🇨🇳 – 31 Jan 2002 – EX – Denver 🇺🇸
17. 🇺🇸 USA 12-1 CHN 🇨🇳 – 14 Feb 2002 – OG – Provo 🇺🇸
18. 🇨🇦 CAN 11-0 CHN 🇨🇳 – 06 Apr 2008 – WWC – Harbin 🇨🇳
19. 🇨🇦 CAN 13-1 CHN 🇨🇳 – 04 Apr 2009 – WWC – Hämeenlinna 🇫🇮

Photo Credit: Canada.com – IIHF – HHOF – IOC

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