IHLC Team Profiles – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan (Men’s)

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๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ KAZAKHSTAN (KAZ) Menโ€™s National Ice Hockey Team (1992-)
3ย wins, 1ย reign, 4ย games with IHLC – rankedย 16th
IHLC last held 13 February 1998

First competing internationally in 1992 after the USSR’s dissolution, Kazakhstan first competed for the IHLC in 1997, winning the title in their first attempt, and being the unlikely title holder at the start of the 1998 Olympics. While the Kazakhs have failed to win the IHLC since, they are a regular competitor on the championship stage, and have a regular flow of players who compete professionally in both the NHL and KHL.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 7
First IHLC Game:
ย 4-2 win vs. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด NOR, 09 Nov 1997
Firstย IHLC Win:ย 4-2 win vs. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด NOR, 09 Nov 1997
Latestย IHLC Game: 4-2 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ SVK, 09 May 2012
Latest IHLC Win:ย 4-3 win vs. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ SVK, 10 Feb 1998
Largest IHLC Victory:ย 5-3 win vs. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ITA, 07 Feb 1998
Largest IHLC Defeat:ย 9-2 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ RUS, 13 Feb 1998
Longest IHLC Undefeated Streak: 4 games (09 Nov 1997 – 10 Feb 1998)
Longest IHLC Winless Streak: 3 games (13 Feb 199809 May 2012)

IHLCย HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
0
First Game Hosted: n/a
Latest Game Hosted:ย 
n/a
Major Tournaments Hosted:ย none

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF World Championship Result: 10th (1: 2021)
Best Olympic Games Result: 8th (1: 1998)
Best Canada / World Cup Result:ย n/a

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย AUSTRIA: 0 wins, 0 losses, 1 tie
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นย ITALY: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดย NORWAY: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย RUSSIA: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐย SLOVAKIA: 1 win, 2 losses, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01.ย ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย KAZ 4-2 NOR ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด โ€“ 09 Nov 1997 โ€“ WCQ โ€“ Klagenfurt ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น
02. ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย KAZ 5-3 ITA ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น โ€“ 07 Feb 1998 โ€“ OG โ€“ Nagano ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
03. ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย KAZ 5-5 AUT ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น โ€“ 08 Feb 1998 โ€“ OG โ€“ Nagano ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
04. ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย KAZ 4-3 SVK ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ โ€“ 10 Feb 1998 โ€“ OG โ€“ Nagano ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
05.ย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย RUS 9-2 KAZ ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 13 Feb 1998 โ€“ OG โ€“ Nagano ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
06.ย ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐย SVK 2-1 KAZ ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 19 Feb 2006 โ€“ OG โ€“ Turin ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
07.ย ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐย SVK 4-2 KAZ ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 09 May 2012 โ€“ WC โ€“ Helsinki ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

Photo Credit: Icehockey.kzย –ย IIHFย –ย HHOFย –ย IOC

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