Norway
Nickname(s) Isbjørnene (The Polar Bears)
Association Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation
GM Flag of Norway Bjørn Mathisrud
Head coach Flag of Norway Petter Thoresen
Assistants Flag of Norway Sjur Robert Nilsen
Captain Jonas Holøs
Most games Per-Åge Skrøder (159)
Top scorer Per-Åge Skrøder (68)
Most points Patrick Thoresen (145)
IIHF code NOR
IIHF ranking 11
Highest IIHF ranking 8 (2012)
Lowest IIHF ranking 21 (2004)
Team colours               
First international
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 7-0 Norway Flag of Norway.png
(London, United Kingdom; February 17, 1937)
Biggest win
Flag of Norway.png Norway 24-0 Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif
(Sofia, Bulgaria; March 5, 1975)
Flag of Norway.png Norway 25-1 China Flag of China.gif
(Debrecen, Hungary; April 22, 2005)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Finland.png Finland 20-1 Norway Flag of Norway.png
(Hämeenlinna, Finland; March 12, 1947)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 37 (first in 1937)
Best result Finished in 4th place: 1 - 1951
Olympics
Appearances 12 (first in 1952)
Medals none
International record (W-L-T)
353-634-112

The Norwegian men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team from Norway. The team is governed by the Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation. The head coach is Petter Thoresen. The team is currently ranked 11th by IIHF World Ranking.

Olympic Record[edit | edit source]

Olympic medal record
Olympic Games
  • 1920-1948 - Did not participate
  • 1952 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1956 - Did not qualify
  • 1960 - Did not participate
  • 1964 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1968 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1972 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1976 - Did not participate
  • 1980 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1984 - Finished in 12th place
  • 1988 - Finished in 12th place
  • 1992 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1994 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1998-2006 - Did not qualify
  • 2010 - Finished in 10th place
  • 2014 - Finished in 12th place
  • 2018 - Finished in 8th place

World Championship Record[edit | edit source]

World Championships medal record
World Championship
  • 1920-1936 - Did not participate
  • 1937 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1938 - Finished in 13th place
  • 1939-1948 - Did not participate
  • 1949 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1950 - Finished in 6th place
  • 1951 - Finished in 4th place
  • 1952 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1953 - Did not participate
  • 1954 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1955 - Did not participate
  • 1956 - Finished in 12th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1957 - Did not participate
  • 1958 - Finished in 7th place
  • 1959 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1960 - Did not participate
  • 1961 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1962 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1963 - Finished in 9th place (1st in "Pool B")
  • 1964 - Finished in 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1965 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1966 - Finished in 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1967 - Finished in 11th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1968 - Finished in 11th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1969 - Finished in 11th place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1970 - Finished in 9th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1971 - Finished in 10th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1972 - Finished in 13th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1973 - Finished in 15th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1974 - Finished in 13th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1975 - Finished in 15th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1976 - Finished in 11th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1977 - Finished in 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1978 - Finished in 14th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1979 - Finished in 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1981 - Finished in 14th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1982 - Finished in 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1983 - Finished in 12th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1985 - Finished in 15th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1986 - Finished in 17th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1987 - Finished in 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1989 - Finished in 9th place (1st in "Pool B")
  • 1990 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1991 - Finished in 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1992 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1993 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1994 - Finished in 11th place
  • 1995 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1996 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1997 - Finished in 12th place
  • 1998 - Finished in 21st place (5th in "Pool B")
  • 1999 - Finished in 12th place
  • 2000 - Finished in 10th place
  • 2001 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2002 - Finished in 22nd place (3rd in Division I, Group B)
  • 2003 - Finished in 20th place (2nd in Division I, Group B)
  • 2004 - Finished in 20th place (2nd in Division I, Group A)
  • 2005 - Finished in 17th place (1st in Division I, Group A)
  • 2006 - Finished in 11th place
  • 2007 - Finished in 14th place
  • 2008 - Finished in 8th place
  • 2009 - Finished in 11th place
  • 2010 - Finished in 9th place
  • 2011 - Finished in 6th place
  • 2012 - Finished in 8th place
  • 2013 - Finished in 10th place
  • 2014 - Finished in 12th place
  • 2015 - Finished in 11th place
  • 2016 - Finished in 10th place
  • 2017 - Finished in 11th place
  • 2018 - Finished in 13th place
  • 2019 - Finished in 12th place
  • 2020 - canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Actual Roster[edit | edit source]

Position Number Name Born Height Weight Shoots/Catches
G #25 Henrik Holm September 6, 1990 6ft 1in (186cm) 187lb (85kg) R
G #34 Lars Volden July 26, 1992 6ft 3in (190cm) 209lb (95kg) L
D #21 Christian Bull August 13, 1996 6ft 1in (186cm) 198lb (90kg) L
D #6 Jonas Holøs August 27, 1987 5ft 11in (180cm) 196lb (89kg) R
D #4 Johannes Johannesen March 1, 1997 6ft 0in (182cm) 183lb (83kg) R
D #2 Max Krogdahl October 21, 1998 6ft 2in (188cm) 220lb (100kg) R
D #3 Christian Kåsastul April 9, 1997 5ft 10in (178cm) 198lb (90kg) L
D #5 Erlend Lesund December 11, 1994 6ft 3in (190cm) 209lb (95kg) L
D #10 Mattias Nørstebø June 3, 1995 5ft 10in (179cm) 176lb (80kg) L
F #48 Gustav Willman Borvik December 8, 1998 6ft 4in (193cm) 209lb (95kg) L
F #12 Michael Haga March 10, 1992 5ft 10in (179cm) 181lb (82kg) L
F #16 Magnus Brekke Henriksen April 17, 1996 6ft 3in (190cm) 187lb (85kg) L
F #20 Ludvig Hoff October 16, 1996 5ft 10in (178cm) 196lb (89kg) L
F #24 Jørgen Karterud May 6, 1994 6ft 5in (195cm) 212lb (96kg) L
F #15 Tommy Kristiansen May 26, 1989 6ft 2in (189cm) 218lb (99kg) R
F #18 Tobias Lindström April 20, 1988 5ft 10in (177cm) 203lb (92kg) R
F #13 Sondre Olden August 29, 1992 6ft 4in (194cm) 183lb (83kg) L
F #9 Thomas Olsen June 25, 1995 6ft 0in (182cm) 190lb (86kg) R
F #93 Thomas Valkvæ Olsen May 18, 1993 6ft 1in (186cm) 198lb (90kg) R
F #19 Eirik Salsten June 17, 1994 6ft 0in (184cm) 194lb (88kg) L
F #11 Samuel Solem April 1, 1999 6ft 0in (183cm) 196lb (89kg) L
F #8 Mathias Trettenes November 8, 1993 5ft 11in (180cm) 181lb (82kg) L
F #14 Esbjørn Fogstad Vold January 2, 1998 6ft 2in (189cm) 209lb (95kg) L

Team Staff[edit | edit source]

Role Name Born
Head coach Petter Thoresen July 25, 1961
Assistant coach Sjur Robert Nilsen December 3, 1967
General manager Bjørn Mathisrud January 21, 1957

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