Flag of Italy.png Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Blue Ladies
Association Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio
Head coach Flag of Italy Marco Liberatore
Assistants Flag of Italy Massimo Fedrizzi
IIHF code ITA
IIHF ranking 17
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (2006)
Lowest IIHF ranking 17 (first in 2005)
Team colours               
First international
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 6 - 0 Italy Flag of Italy.png
(Feltre, Italy; February 27, 1993)
Biggest win
Flag of Italy.png Italy 41 - 0 Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png
(Liepāja, Latvia; September 2, 2008)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Canada.png Canada 16 - 0 Italy Flag of Italy.png
(Turin, Italy; February 11, 2006)
Olympics
Appearances 1 (first in 2006)
International record (W-L-T)

The Italian women's national ice hockey team, aka Blue Ladies, is controlled by the Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio (FISG). Italy is ranked 11th in the world with 2015 points (2006). Italy has about 850 female players (2005). The current head coach is Herbert Frisch who replacing Markus Sparer.

World Championship record[edit | edit source]

  • 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997: Did not participate
  • 1999 - Finished in 17th place (Won Poule B)
  • 2000 - Finished in 16th place (8th in Poule B)
  • 2001 - Finished in 19th place (2nd in Division II/A)
  • 2003* - Finished in 18th place (4th in Division II)
  • 2004 - Finished in 17th place (2nd in Division II)
  • 2005 - Finished in 16th place (2nd in Division II)
  • 2007 - Finished in 17th place (2nd in Division II)
  • 2008 - Finished in 19th place (4th in Division II)
  • 2009 - Finished in 19th place (4th in Division II)

*Main championships cancelled due to SARS outbreak. Did not affect Division II.

Olympic record[edit | edit source]

  • 1998 - Did not participate
  • 2002 - Did not qualify
  • 2006 - Finished in 8th place
  • 2010 - Did not qualify

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