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Ice Hockey in Bulgaria

Ice Hockey in Bulgaria is governed by the Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation. Bulgaria has been a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 1960. Bulgaria Men’s national team made their International debut in 1942 and participated in one Olympic Games 1976. The Women and Junior teams made their debuts in 2008 & 1983. This page shows the history of the Men’s, Women & Junior national teams.


Men’s National Team

IIHF Member July 25th, 1960
Homepage Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation
Facebook Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation
Games Played 421
Wins 139 Losses 258 Ties 24
Longest Winning Streak (6) Mar 15th, 1974-Mar 4th, 1975
Longest Unbeaten Streak (9) Mar 28th, 1991-Mar 30th, 1992
Longest Losing Streak (20) Apr 12th, 1992-Mar 28th, 1996
Home Games 66 Away Games 355
Goals For 1563 Goals Against 2352
Most Games Malin Atanasov (143) Most Points Alexei Yotov (149)
First Game Played January 17th,1942 – 4-2 win over Yugoslavia
Biggest Win 20-0 over Turkey March 28th,1998
Biggest Loss 31-0 to Kazakhstan & Ukraine March 25th-26th,1994
Bulgaria vs Others
Games Played 29
Wins 5 Losses 24 Ties 0
Home Games 13 Away Games 16
Goals For 82 Goals Against 244
Click here for  Bulgaria Men All Time Results

ROSTER
GK #1 Dimitar Dimitrov – SK Irbis-Skate (BUL)
GK #25 Ivan Stoyadinov – CSKA Sofia (BUL)
DEF #4 Nikoai Bozhanov – SK Irbis-Skate (BUL)
DEF #17 Konstantinov Dikov – Okanagan Hockey Academy (CAN)
DEF #12 Ivaylo Georgiev – Slavia Sofia (BUL)
DEF #7 Martin Gyurov – SK Irbis-Skate (BUL)

DEF #5 Reymand Mladenov – HK Maribor (SLO)
DEF #6 Bogdan Stefanov – SK Irbis-Skate (BUL)
DEF #18 Aleks Stoilov – Wiarton Rock (CAN)

FW #24 Martin Boyadjiev – SK Irbis Skate (BUL)
FW #13 Veselin Dikov – Connecticut Nighthawks (USA)
FW #19 Daniel Dilkov – MSK Puchov U20 (SVK)
FW #8 Yanaki Gatchev – SK Irbis-Skate (BUL)

FW #10 Tomislav Georgiev – Connecticut Nighthawks (USA)
FW #10 Ivan Hodulov – CSKA Sofia (BUL)
FW #23 Georgi Iskrenkov – Grand Rapids Griffins (USA)
FW #9 Stanislav Muhachev – SK Irbis-Skate (BUL)
FW #16 Martin Nikolov – Avesta BK (SWE)
FW #21 Lyubomir Stoyadinov – Slavia Sofia (BUL)
FW #22 Miroslav Vasilev – HC Mlada Boleslav (CZE)
HC Robert Kalaber
Updated (04/15/18)

Women’s National Team

IIHF Member July 25th, 1960
Homepage Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation
Facebook Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation & Women National Ice Hockey Team
Games Played 35
Wins 5 Losses 30 Ties 0
Longest Winning Streak (1) Dec 17th, 2016
Longest Unbeaten Streak (1) Dec 17th, 2016
Longest Losing Streak (10) Mar 22nd, 2014-Dec 16th, 2016
Home Games 11 Away Games 24
Goals For 58 Goals Against 407
Most Games Amaliya Koleva (31) Most Points Mirela Zareva (22)
First Game Played September 2nd, 2008 – 41-0 loss to Italy
Biggest Win 6-1 over Ireland March 18th, 2012
Biggest Loss 82 -0 to Slovakia September 6th, 2008
Click here for Bulgaria Women All Time Results

ROSTER
GK #25 Paulina Georgieva – Ice Devils Sofia (BUL)
GK #1 Katrin Stanikova – Sofia Skating Club (BUL)

DEF #21 Nikol Dilova – NSA Sofia (BUL)
DEF #8 Sofia Iliycheva – Eagles Salzburg (AUT)

DEF #3  Andreya Kotseva – SK Irbis Skate (RUS)
DEF #4 Karina Kozarova – NSA Sofia (BUL)

FW #6 Desislava Dankova – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #9 Victoria Dimitrova – Levski Sofia (BUL)
FW #14 Anna Evstatieva –  Levski Sofia (BUL)
FW #22 Venesa Georgieva – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #10 Olga Gospodinova – Ledeni Iskri (BUL)
FW #11 Amaliya Koleva – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #16 Mihaela Krumova – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #18 Veronika Metanova – Concordia University (CAN)
FW #23 Lidia Monova – Leneni Iskri (BUL)
FW #24 Aleksandra Popov – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #5 Marina Stoimenova –  Ice Devils Sofia (BUL)

FW #15 Elena Todorova – SK Irbis Skate (RUS)
FW #19 Margarita Tsvetkova – NSA Sofia (BUL)

FW #7 Mirela Zareva – NSA Sofia (BUL)
HC Dian Lilov
Updated (01/13/19)

Junior U20 National Team

IIHF Member July 25th, 1960
Homepage Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation
Facebook Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation
Games Played 162
Wins 48 Losses 109 Ties 5
Longest Winning Streak (5) 1987-1988
Longest Unbeaten Streak (5) 1987-1988
Longest Losing Streak (22) 2006-2011
Home Games 19 Away Games 143
Goals For 534 Goals Against 1107
Most Games Velko Geshakov & Pavlin Molovanov (25) Most Points Miroslav Vasilev (28)
First Game Played March 3rd,1983 – 3-1 loss to Hungary
Biggest Win 22-1 over Greece December 28th,1990
Biggest Loss 27-0 to Estonia January 6th, 2002
Bulgaria vs Others
Games Played 3
Wins 2 Losses 1 Ties 0
Home Games 0 Away Games 3
Goals For 14 Goals Against 9
Click here for Bulgaria U20 All Time Results

ROSTER
GK #1 Ivan Stoynov – HK Maribor (SLO)
GK #20 Nikola Georgiev – Okanagan Hockey Academy (CAN)
DEF #17 Konstantin Dikov – Okanagan Hockey Academy (CAN)

DEF #2 Nikolai Dimov – CSKA Sofia (BUL)
DEF #10 Ivaylo Georgiev – Slavia Sofia (BUL)
DEF #5 Shon-Trevor -Isa – CSKA Sofia (BUL)

DEF #6 Martin Perchemliev – NSA Sofia (BUL)
DEF #19 Aleks Stoilov – Seguin Huskies (CAN)
DEF #24 Kaloyan Vachkov – Nassjo HC (SWE)
FW #10 Moussa Adbi – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #18 Tareq Adbi – North York Renegades (CAN)
FW #8 Mario Atanasov – NSA Sofia (BUL)

FW #21 Angel Dzhorov – CSKA Sofia (BUL)
FW #16 Alexander Gatsev – Slavia Sofia (BUL)
FW #3 Ivelin Ivanov – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #13 Zhoro Lukov – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #12 Martin Nakov – CSKA Sofia (BUL)
FW #9 Ivailo Penchiev – Irbis-Skate Sofia (BUL)

FW #11 Simeon Tsitselkov – NSA Sofia (BUL)
FW #22 Miroslav Vasilev – HC Mlada Boleslav (CZE)
FW #7 Kristian Veselinov – NSA Sofia (BUL)

HC Stanislav Kanchev
Updated (01/14/19)