IHLC Team Profiles – ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary (Men’s)

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๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ HUNGARY (HUN) Menโ€™s National Ice Hockey Team (1927-)
1ย win, 1ย reign, 1ย game with IHLC – rankedย 20th
IHLC last held 30 March 2007

First playing for the IHLC in 1933, Hungary began to build momentum before the Cold War relegated the team back into relative obscurity, seemingly only playing as a punching bag for the more powerful likes of the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia to practice on. However, theย Maygars stunned the hockey world by taking the IHLC from Sweden in March 2007, before losing it the next day back toย Tre Kronor, leaving Hungary tied for the shortest total IHLC reign in history. However, Hungary continues to improve, and will surely look to improve on and increaseย their tinyย IHLC record.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 12
First IHLC Game:
ย 3-1 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CAN, 23 Feb 1933
Only IHLC Win:ย 2-1 win vs. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช SWE (OT), 29 Mar 2007
Latestย IHLC Game:ย 5-1 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CAN, 01 Nov 2016
Largest IHLC Defeat:ย 19-1 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ URS, 28 Jan 1964
Longest IHLC Winless Streak:ย 8 games (23 Feb 1933 – 03 Feb 2004)

IHLCย HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
4
First Game Hosted: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 5-4 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ, 03 Feb 2004 (Szรฉkesfehรฉrvรกr)
Latest Game Hosted:
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 5-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ, 01 Nov 2016ย (Budapest)
Major Tournaments Hosted:ย none

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF World Championship Result:ย 5th (1: 1937)
Best Olympic Games Result:ย 7th (1: 1936)
Best Canada / World Cup Result:ย n/a

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CANADA: 0 wins, 4ย losses, 1 tie
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง GREAT BRITAIN: 0 wins, 3 losses
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ SOVIET UNION: 0 wins, 1 loss
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย SWEDEN: 1 win, 1 loss
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย SWITZERLAND: 0 wins, 1 loss

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 3-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 23 Feb 1933 โ€“ WC โ€“ Prague ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
02. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย SUI 1-0 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 07 Feb 1934 โ€“ WC โ€“ Milan ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
03. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย GBR 5-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 13 Feb 1936 โ€“ OG โ€“ Garmisch-Partenkirchen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
04. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย GBR 7-0 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 18 Feb 1937 โ€“ WC โ€“ London ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
05. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย GBR 5-0 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 22 Feb 1937 โ€“ WC โ€“ London ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
06. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 1-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 18 Feb 1938 โ€“ WC โ€“ Prague ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
07. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 19-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 28 Jan 1964 โ€“ OG โ€“ Innsbruck ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น
08. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 5-4 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 03 Feb 2004 โ€“ EX โ€“ Szรฉkesfehรฉrvรกr ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
09. ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บย HUN 2-1 SWE ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (OT) โ€“ 29 Mar 2007 โ€“ EX โ€“ Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
10. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย SWE 7-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 30 Mar 2007 โ€“ EX โ€“ Debrecen ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
11. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 7-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 08 May 2016 โ€“ WC โ€“ Saint Petersburg ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
12. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 5-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 01 Nov 2016 โ€“ EX โ€“ Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ

Photo Credit:ย Visit Hungaryย –ย IIHFย –ย HHOFย –ย IOC

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