IHLC Team Profiles – 🇩🇪 East Germany

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🇩🇪 EAST GERMANY (GDR) Men’s National Ice Hockey Team
2 wins, 2 reigns, 2 games with IHLC – ranked 18th
IHLC last held 14 April 1976

Following the split of Germany in 1949, the East German team was formed in 1951, and played for their first IHLC title in 1956. However, it would not be until 1969 when the GDR won its first IHLC from Sweden, their first of only two IHLC wins and reigns in their history, with their second and final win coming in 1976. The GDR competed at three Olympics as unified team with West Germany, only participating in the 1968 Olympics as their own team. The East Germans played their final IHLC game in 1985, before the team folded in 1990, just prior to Germany reunifying into a single country and team.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-5 East Germany 🇩🇪 – 24 Apr 1985

🇺🇸 United States 5-5 East Germany 🇩🇪
World Championship Preliminary Round
Sportovní Hala, Prague 🇨🇿
Wednesday, 24 April 1985

BOXSCORE
1st Period
09:18 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Miller (Dorion)
15:15 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Otto (Johnson, Fusco)
17:18 – 🇩🇪 GOAL – Bölke
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-2 East Germany 🇩🇪 – 07 Mar 1961

🇨🇦 Canada 5-2 East Germany 🇩🇪
World Championship Final Round
Patinoire de Montchoisi, Lausanne 🇨🇭
Tuesday, 07 March 1961

BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:40 – 🇩🇪 PEN – Heinicke
09:00 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Rusnell
10:40 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Smith
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