IHLC Team Profiles – ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands (Men’s)

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๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ NETHERLANDS (NED) Men’sย National Ice Hockey Team

The Netherlands squad has been a rare sighting in the history of the International Hockey Lineal Championship, intermittently playing for the title since 1939. However, theย Oranjeย failed to truly compete in these games, losing all nine of their IHLC games by at least five goals. They have not competed for the IHLC since 1982, one year after their last competition in the top pool at the World Championship, and two years after their only Olympic appearance.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 9
First IHLC Game:
ย 8-0 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CAN, 03 Feb 1939
Latestย IHLC Game: 10-1 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ URS, 06 Jan 1982
Closestย IHLC Game:ย 10-5 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ URS, 30 Dec 1978
Largest IHLC Defeat:ย 18-1 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ URS, 04 Jan 1979

IHLCย HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
8
First Game Hosted: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 2-1 USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ, 24 Feb 1939 (Tilburg)
Latest Game Hosted: ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย 
URS 10-1 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ, 06 Jan 1982 (Den Haag)
Major Tournaments Hosted:ย none

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF World Championship Result:ย 8th (2: 1950, 1981)
Best Olympic Games Result:ย 9th (1: 1980)
Best Canada / World Cup Result:ย n/a

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CANADA: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย SOVIET UNION: 0 wins, 8 losses, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 8-0 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 03 Feb 1939 โ€“ WC โ€“ Basel ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
02. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 13-3 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 29 Dec 1978 โ€“ EX โ€“ Den Haag ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
03. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 10-5 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 30 Dec 1978 โ€“ EX โ€“ Groningen ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
04. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 18-1 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 04 Jan 1979 โ€“ EX โ€“ Assen ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
05. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 17-4 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 14 Feb 1980 โ€“ OG โ€“ Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
06. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 9-2 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 30 Dec 1981 โ€“ EX โ€“ Roosendaal ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
07. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 13-4 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 03 Jan 1982 โ€“ EX โ€“ Amsterdam ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
08. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 16-4 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 04 Jan 1982 โ€“ EX โ€“ Eindhoven ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
09. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย URS 10-1 NED ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โ€“ 06 Jan 1982 โ€“ EX โ€“ Den Haag ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Photo Credit: Royzย –ย IIHFย –ย HHOFย –ย IOC

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