Kazakhstan men's national ice hockey team

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Kazakhstan
Emblem of Kazakhstan.svg
The Emblem of Kazakhstan is the badge used on the players' jerseys.
Association Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Yuri Mikhailis
Assistants Maxim Semyonov
Andrei Shayanov
Alexander Shimin
Captain Roman Starchenko
Most games Alexander Koreshkov (78)
Most points Alexander Koreshkov (83)
Team colors   
IIHF codeKAZ
IIHF-Uniform-KAZ.png
Ranking
Current IIHF 13 Increase2.svg 3 (6 June 2021) [1]
Highest IIHF11 (2006)
Lowest IIHF21 (2003)
First international
Kazakhstan  Flag of the Kazakh SSR.svg 5–1 Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
(St. Petersburg, Russia; 14 April 1992)
Biggest win
Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg 52–1 Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand
(Changchun, China; 29 January 2007)
Biggest defeat
United States  Flag of the United States.svg 10–0 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
(Cologne, Germany; 15 May 2010)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances28 (first in 1993 )
Best result10th (2021)
Asian Winter Games
Appearances6 (first in 1996 )
Best result Gold medal.svg Gold (1996, 1999, 2011, 2017)
Olympics
Appearances2 (first in 1998 )
International record (W–L–T)
150–106–14
Medal record
Asian Winter Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1996 Harbin Team
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1999 Kangwon Team
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2011 Astana-Almaty Team
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2017 Sapporo Team
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2003 Aomori Team
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2007 Changchun Team

The Kazakhstan men's national ice hockey team is controlled by Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation. Kazakhstan is currently ranked 16th in the world. They have competed at the Winter Olympics twice, in 1998 and 2006. The national team joined the IIHF in 1992 and first played internationally at the 1993 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. [2] The team has frequently played at the elite division of the World Championship, often moving between there and the Division I level.

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History

Kazakhstan joined the IIHF in 1992, applying as a separate member with six other former Soviet republics. [3] They played their first IIHF tournament at the 1993 World Championship; as a new member they had to play in Group C, the lowest level. They reached the elite division for the first time in 1998, and have played at the elite level seven times (1998, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016).

The national team has appeared at the Winter Olympics twice, in 1998 and 2006. In their debut in 1998, the Kazakhs were able to win their preliminary group, surprising many, and would finish the tournament in 8th place. They returned for the 2006 Winter Olympics, and finished ninth overall.

The team is the most successful team at the Asian Games, winning it four times, and are the current highest ranked Asian team.

Tournament record

Olympic Games

World Championships

Asian Winter Games

Winter Universiade

Team

Current roster

Roster for the 2021 IIHF World Championship. [5]

Head coach: Yuri Mikhailis [6]

No.Pos.NameHeightWeightBirthdateTeam
4D Yegor Shalapov 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)82 kg (181 lb)27 January 1995 (age 26) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
9D Jesse Blacker 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)86 kg (190 lb)19 April 1991 (age 30) Flag of Russia.svg Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
10F Nikita Mikhailis 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)75 kg (165 lb)18 June 1995 (age 25) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
11F Artyom Likhotnikov 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)100 kg (220 lb)11 May 1994 (age 27) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk
14F Curtis Valk 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)77 kg (170 lb)8 February 1993 (age 28) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
15F Yegor Petukhov 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)75 kg (165 lb)28 February 1994 (age 27) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
18F Pavel Akolzin 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)100 kg (220 lb)25 November 1990 (age 30) Flag of Russia.svg Metallurg Magnitogorsk
20G Demid Yeremeyev 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)90 kg (200 lb)25 September 1999 (age 21) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Arystan Temirtau
22F Kirill Panyukov 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)82 kg (181 lb)22 May 1997 (age 24) Flag of Russia.svg Ak Bars Kazan
23D Kirill Polokhov 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)91 kg (201 lb)23 March 1998 (age 23) Flag of Russia.svg HC Tambov
28D Valeri Orekhov 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)76 kg (168 lb)17 July 1999 (age 21) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
30G Nikita Boyarkin 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)80 kg (180 lb)7 October 1998 (age 22) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Saryarka Karagandy
31G Andrei Shutov 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)83 kg (183 lb)4 March 1998 (age 23) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk
44D Darren Dietz A 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)91 kg (201 lb)17 July 1993 (age 27) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
48F Roman Starchenko C 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)85 kg (187 lb)12 May 1986 (age 35) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
49F Alexander Shin 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)77 kg (170 lb)21 November 1985 (age 35) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk
55D Ivan Stepanenko 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)94 kg (207 lb)12 November 1995 (age 25) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Beibarys Atyrau
58D Viktor Svedberg 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)108 kg (238 lb)24 May 1991 (age 30) Flag of Russia.svg HC CSKA Moscow
64F Arkadiy Shestakov 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)83 kg (183 lb)24 March 1995 (age 26) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
65D Samat Daniyar 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)72 kg (159 lb)24 January 1999 (age 22) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Nomad Nur-Sultan
68F Dmitri Gurkov 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)75 kg (165 lb)3 June 1996 (age 25) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
77F Sayan Daniyar 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)72 kg (159 lb)5 October 1999 (age 21) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Nomad Nur-Sultan
84F Kirill Savitski 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)89 kg (196 lb)9 March 1996 (age 25) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk
85D Alexei Maklyukov 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)82 kg (181 lb)19 September 1993 (age 27) Flag of Russia.svg Metallurg Magnitogorsk
88F Evgeni Rymarev 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)73 kg (161 lb)9 September 1988 (age 32) Flag of Russia.svg Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk
89F Anton Sagadeyev 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)86 kg (190 lb)6 September 1993 (age 27) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan
95F Dmitri Shevchenko 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)105 kg (231 lb)15 December 1995 (age 25) Flag of Russia.svg Avangard Omsk
96F Alikhan Asetov A 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)91 kg (201 lb)26 August 1996 (age 24) Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Barys Nur-Sultan

List of head coaches

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