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Association Jamaican Olympic Ice Hockey Federation
GM Terry Christensen
Assistant: Lester Griffin
International record (W-L-T)

The Jamaica men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Jamaica. On 18 May 2012, they were added as associate members by the IIHF.[1] They are the first Caribbean nations to do this.[2] In order to compete in the winter Olympics, they must have full inclusion from the IIHF, which requires the nation to have one ice rink and a development program.[2]

Recently they had held try outs in Canada to form a national ice hockey team that can compete in the next Winter Olympics.[3] Due to the tryouts being held in Canada, some accused the team of attempting to "poach" from Canadian talent.[4] Former NHL player Graeme Townshend is leading the tryouts in order to construct the national team.[4]


  1. Welcome Jamaica & Qatar. (18 May 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Jamaica has another Winter Olympics dream: hockey. Retrieved on 8 October 2014.
  3. Jamaica: Ice hockey trials fuel Winter Olympic dreams. Retrieved on 8 October 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 OLYMPICS Jamaican ice hockey team poaching Canadians?. Retrieved on 8 October 2014.

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