IHLC Team Profiles – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ SLOVENIA (SLO) Menโ€™s National Ice Hockey Team (1992-)

A newcomer to the world stage, the Slovenian national team first competed for the IHLC in 2003 – however, it was not until a pair of major winsย at the 2014 Olympics that the Risiย grabbed the world’s attention, led by NHL star (and only Slovene NHLer) Anลพe Kopitar. Slovenia nearly won the IHLC only seven years after their first game, dropping a 3-2 shootout heartbreaker to Denmark to remain IHLC-less. Slovenia is beginning now to compete more regularly in the top pool of the World Championship, and look for them to break their IHLC winless streak very, very soon.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 7
First IHLC Game:
ย 12-0 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ FIN, 28 Apr 2003
Latestย IHLC Game: 7-2 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CAN, 07 May 2017
Closestย IHLC Game:ย 3-2 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ DEN (SO), 13 Nov 2010
Largest IHLC Defeat:ย 12-0 loss vs. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ FIN, 28 Apr 2003

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

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF World Championship Result:ย 13th (2: 2002, 2005)
Best Olympic Games Result:ย 7th (1: 2014)
Best Canada / World Cup Result:ย n/a

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CANADA
: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐย DENMARK:
0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎย FINLAND: 0 wins, 2 losses, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดย NORWAY: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย SWITZERLAND: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย UNITED STATES: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01.ย ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎย FIN 12-0 SLO ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 28 Apr 2003 โ€“ WC โ€“ Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
02. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย USA 7-0 SLO ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 01 May 2005 โ€“ WC โ€“ Innsbruck ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น
03. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎย FIN 5-3 SLO ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 05 May 2006 โ€“ WC โ€“ Rฤซga ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป
04. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดย NOR 3-1 SLO ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 11 Nov 2010 โ€“ PC โ€“ Gomel ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
05. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐย DEN 3-2 SLO ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (SO) โ€“ 13 Nov 2010 โ€“ PC โ€“ Gomel ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
06.ย ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย SUI 7-1 SLO ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 08 May 2013 โ€“ WC โ€“ Stockholm ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
07.ย ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 7-2 SLO ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 07 May 2017 โ€“ WC โ€“ Paris ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

Photo Credit: Los Angeles Kingsย –ย IIHFย –ย HHOFย –ย IOC

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