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Armenia men's national junior ice hockey team

Armenia
Association Ice Hockey Federation of Armenia
General Manager Karen Khachatryan
Head coach Douglas Decesare
Assistants Manuk Balyan
Raffi Kajberouni
Top scorer Harutyun Qeshishyan (21)
Most points Harutyun Qeshishyan (38)
IIHF code ARM
Team colors                    
First international
 Iceland 50 - 0 Armenia 
(Elektrenai, Lithuania; April 1, 2006)
Biggest win
 Armenia 13 - 1 South Africa 
(Belgrade, Serbia; January 16, 2008)
 Armenia 13 - 1 Turkey 

(Belgrade, Serbia; January 17, 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Iceland 50 - 0 Armenia 
(Elektrenai, Lithuania; April 1, 2006)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances 3 (first in 2006)
Best result 37th (2008)
International record (W–L–T)
6-9-0

The Armenia men's national under 20 ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team in Armenia. The team is controlled by the Ice Hockey Federation of Armenia, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

History

Armenia played its first game during the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships against Iceland which they lost 50–0.[1] The game is recorded as Armenia's largest loss in international participation.[1] The game was part of the Division I tournament being held in Elektrenai, Lithuania. Armenia finished last in the tournament after losing all four of their games against Bulgaria, Iceland, Lithuania, and Turkey.[2] The following year they competed at the 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Division III tournament being held in Ankara, Turkey. Armenia competed in five games, winning against Bulgaria and Turkey, losing in overtime to New Zealand, and losing outright to both Belgium and China.[3]

In 2008 Armenia entered the Division III tournament of the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships being held in Belgrade, Serbia.[4] They finished third in the tournament after wins against Australia, Bulgaria, South Africa, and Turkey and losses to New Zealand and Serbia.[4] The games against South Africa and Turkey ended in the score of 13–1 which is Armenia's largest ever victory in international participation.[1]

International competitions

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Armenia U20 All Time Results". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 2011-05-11. 
  2. ^ "2006 IIHF World U20 Championship Div III".  
  3. ^ "2007 IIHF World U20 Championship Div III".  
  4. ^ a b "2008 IIHF World U20 Championship Div. III".  
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