Coat of Arms of Germany
The Coat of arms of Germany is the badge used on the players jerseys.
Nickname(s) Träger der Adler (The Eagle Carriers)
Association Deutscher Eishockey-Bund
GM Michael Pfuhl
Head coach Peter Kathan
Assistants Benjamin Hinterstocker
Captain Susann Götz
Most games Christina Fellner (287)
Most points Maritta Becker (180)
IIHF ranking 7 steady
Highest IIHF ranking 5 (first in 2005)
Lowest IIHF ranking 11 (2010)
Team colours                    
Germany national hockey team jerseys
First international
Flag of Germany Germany 14–0 Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands
(Valkenburg, Netherlands; 8 December 1990)
Biggest win
Flag of Germany Germany 14–0 Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands
(Valkenburg, Netherlands; 8 December 1990)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Finland Finland 17–1 Germany Flag of Germany
(Lake Placid, United States; 11 April 1994)
Flag of the United States United States of America 16–0 Germany Flag of Germany
(Lake Placid, United States; 12 April 1994)
IIHF European Women Championships
Appearances 4 (first in 1991)
Best result 4th (1995)
Appearances 3 (first in 2002)
Medals 5th (2006)
International record (W-L-T)

The German women's national ice hockey team represents Germany at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Deutscher Eishockey-Bund. Germany had 2,549 female players in 2011.[1]


The first international game for the German women's national team took place on 3 December 1988 in Geretsried against Switzerland. The final score was 6–5 for the Swiss, but the Germans avenged the loss in their second match. Against the Swiss, the Germans obtained their first victory. Germany is currently ranked 11th in the world, despite having nine times more female hockey players than 5th-ranked Russia. Germany's best finishes at the Worlds were in 2001, 2005 and 2013, where they earned a fifth place finish on each occasion.

Notable former playersEdit

Former coachesEdit

  • 1995–2002: Rainer Nittel
  • Since 2002: Peter Kathan

Olympic recordEdit

  • 1998Did not participate
  • 2002 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2006 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2010 – Did not qualify
  • 2014 – Finished in 7th place

World Championship recordEdit

  • 1990 – Finished in 7th place (as West Germany)
  • 1992Did not participate
  • 1994 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1997Did not participate
  • 1999 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2004 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2005 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 8th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 9th place (demoted to "Division I")
  • 2009 – Finished in 11th place (2nd in Division I)
  • 2011 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Division I, promoted to Top Division)
  • 2012 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2013 – Finished in 5th place

European Championship recordEdit

  • 1989 – Bronze medal icon Won bronze medal (as West Germany)
  • 1991 – Finished in 6th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1995 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1996 – Finished in 6th place

See alsoEdit



External linksEdit

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