|Association||Japan Ice Hockey Federation|
|Head coach||Yuji Iwamoto|
|Assistants|| Masahito Haruna |
|Most games||Masahito Nishiwaki (94)|
|Most points||Norio Suzuki (85)|
|Current IIHF||24 1 (24 April 2020)|
|Highest IIHF||15 (first in 2003)|
|Lowest IIHF||24 (2020)|
| Czechoslovakia 12–2 Japan |
(Davos, Switzerland; 24 January 1930)
| Japan 44–1 Kuwait |
(Gangneung, South Korea; 30 January 1999)
| Czechoslovakia 25–1 Japan |
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 4 March 1957)
|IIHF World Championships|
|Appearances||44 (first in 1930 )|
|Best result||8th (1930, 1957)|
|Asian Winter Games|
|Appearances||8 (first in 1986 )|
|Best result||Gold (2003, 2007) Silver (1986, 1990, 1996, 1999, 2011) Bronze (2017)|
|Appearances||8 (first in 1936 )|
|International record (W–L–T)|
The Japanese national ice hockey team (Japanese : アイスホッケー男子日本代表Aisuhokkē Danshi Nippon Daihyō) is the national men's ice hockey of Japan. They are controlled by the Japan Ice Hockey Federation and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Japan is currently ranked 23rd in the rankings and currently compete in the IIHF World Championship Division I. They have competed in eight Olympic Games competitions.
Note: Years in Bold denote participation in the top-level tournament
Roster for the 2018 IIHF World Championship Division I Group B.
Head coach: Yuji Iwamoto
|#||Player||Catches||Height||Weight||Date of birth||Club|
|29||Yutaka Fukufuji||L||1.85 m||83 kg||17 September 1982 (aged 35)||Nikko Ice Bucks|
|1||Yuta Narisawa||L||1.79 m||75 kg||14 April 1987 (aged 31)||Oji Eagles|
|#||Player||Shoots||Height||Weight||Date of birth||Club|
|5||Ryo Hashiba||R||1.79 m||80 kg||6 May 1986 (aged 31)||Oji Eagles|
|7||Ryo Hashimoto ( A )||L||1.77 m||76 kg||23 October 1992 (aged 25)||Oji Eagles|
|20||Seiya Hayata||L||1.80 m||80 kg||4 December 1995 (aged 22)||Tohoku Free Blades|
|24||Goshi Ito||R||1.70 m||85 kg||9 July 1992 (aged 25)||Nikko Ice Bucks|
|6||Ryuichi Kawai||L||1.80 m||90 kg||26 September 1983 (aged 34)||Nikko Ice Bucks|
|12||Hiroto Sato||L||1.71 m||76 kg||15 November 1993 (aged 24)||Nikko Ice Bucks|
|2||Mei Ushu||L||1.81 m||85 kg||2 May 1991 (aged 26)||Nippon Paper Cranes|
|3||Kotaro Yamada||L||1.85 m||93 kg||6 January 1992 (aged 26)||Oji Eagles|
|#||Player||Shoots||Height||Weight||Date of birth||Club|
|25||Tomoya Echigo||L||1.60 m||70 kg||18 August 1992 (aged 25)||Oji Eagles|
|18||Makuru Furuhashi||L||1.72 m||82 kg||30 September 1993 (aged 24)||Nikko Ice Bucks|
|15||Taiga Irikura||R||1.79 m||81 kg||4 September 1996 (aged 21)||Nippon Paper Cranes|
|10||Takuma Kawai ( A )||L||1.81 m||92 kg||10 August 1988 (aged 29)||Tohoku Free Blades|
|17||Yuki Miura||R||1.76 m||72 kg||19 July 1996 (aged 21)||Lake Superior State Lakers|
|19||Shogo Nakajima||R||1.75 m||78 kg||26 October 1993 (aged 24)||Nippon Paper Cranes|
|23||Yushi Nakayashiki||L||1.93 m||93 kg||29 June 1997 (aged 20)||Oji Eagles|
|16||Tetsuya Saito ( C )||R||1.76 m||77 kg||14 December 1983 (aged 34)||Nikko Ice Bucks|
|9||Kenta Takagi||R||1.82 m||87 kg||14 December 1993 (aged 24)||Nippon Paper Cranes|
|14||Go Tanaka||L||1.71 m||76 kg||6 October 1983 (aged 34)||Tohoku Free Blades|
|13||Hiromichi Terao||L||1.73 m||80 kg||15 June 1989 (aged 28)||Nikko Ice Bucks|
|21||Junya Yamada||L||1.73 m||75 kg||7 November 1991 (aged 26)||Tohoku Free Blades|
As of 12 November 2017
| Czech Republic/|
As of 27 August 2016
|Pacific Coast Amateur League All Stars||1||0||0||1||9||10|
|Powell River Regals||4||1||0||3||3||31|
|Central Alberta Hockey League All Stars||1||0||0||1||2||17|
|Lethbridge Maple Leafs||1||0||1||0||4||4|
|Brandon Wheat Kings||1||1||0||0||8||6|
|Thunder Bay Junior League All Stars||2||0||0||2||8||12|
|Minnesota Golden Gophers||1||0||0||1||3||7|
|New Westminster Royals||2||2||0||0||18||6|
|Victoria Commercial League All Stars||1||1||0||0||8||5|
|Victoria Intermediate All Stars||1||1||0||0||6||5|
|Lethbridge Sugar Kings||1||1||0||0||5||2|
|Saskatchewan Junior League All Stars||1||1||0||0||12||4|
|Manitoba South Junior All Stars||1||0||0||1||2||7|
|Grand Falls Cataracts||1||0||0||1||3||7|
|Manitoba North Junior All Stars||1||1||0||0||8||6|
|North Peace River League All Stars||1||1||0||0||7||4|
|Prince George Mohawks||1||1||0||0||8||7|
|West Germany U20||1||1||0||0||4||3|
|Western Michigan Broncos||1||0||0||1||4||9|
|Michigan Tech Huskies||1||0||0||1||4||6|
|Alaska Gold Kings||1||1||0||0||4||1|
|Japan All Stars||1||0||0||1||5||6|
|Schwenninger Wild Wings||1||0||0||1||2||5|
|Saint Georges Garaga||1||0||0||1||2||3|
|Île-des-Chênes North Stars||1||1||0||0||4||1|
|Salavat Yulaev Ufa||2||1||0||1||3||6|
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