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The Dutch women's national ice hockey team represents Netherlands at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Nederlandse IJshockey Bond. In February 2011, the Netherlands are promoted in Division II of the IIHF World Women's Championship.[1] They were relegated to Division III two years ago. Netherlands has 175 female players in 2011.[2]

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 [hide*1 Roster 2011

Roster 2011[edit]Edit

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Goaltenders
Number Player Club
20 Claudia van Leeuwen [1]

HYS La Haye

1 Nadia Zijlstra [2]

Heerenveen Flyers

Defensemen
Number Player Club
16 Zoe Barbier [3]

Zoetermeer Panthers

9 Angela van de Burg [4] HYS La Haye
24 Jessica de Graaf [5] Blue Mountain Cougars Ijshockey Hoorn
17 Cloe Keijzer – A [6] Zoetermeer Panthers
3 Maritza van Leeuwen – Captain [7] Zoetermeer Panthers
15 Myrthe Martens [8] Atomic Moose Maaseik
23 Tjitske Wiebenga [9] Heerenveen Flyers
Forwards
Number player Club
2 Glynis Barton [10] Atomic Moose Maaseik
7 Lieke Boelhouwers [11]

Amstel Tijgers Amsterdam

13 Emily Even [12] Lakers St-Louis
14 Mieneke de Jong [13] HYS La Haye
21 Nancy van der Linden [14]

Eindhoven Kemphanen

5 Josee Schipper [15]

GIJS Bears Groningen

19 Jessie Tegelaar [16] Zoetermeer Panthers
8 Savine Wielbenga [17] Zoetermeer Panthers
10 Julie Zwarthoed – A [18]

Smoke Eaters Geleen

Coaching staff[edit]Edit

  • Head coach: Willem Van de Kraak
  • Assistant coach: Danny Jurgens
  • Team leader: Jolanda Van Leeuwen
  • Equipment manager: Michel Van der Meer
  • Physiotherapist: Lonneke Van Soest and Suzanne Theeuwen

European Championship record[edit]Edit

The Dutch women's team has participated at three tournaments in the IIHF European Women Championships.


  • 1989 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1991 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1995 – Finished 5th in Group B

Elite Women's Hockey League[edit]Edit

Since the season 2010–11, the Netherlands women's national team participates in the Elite Women's Hockey League.[4]

Season  PJ  V   VP  DP  D  Pts  BP  BC Pun Standing Playoffs
2010–11 14 3 3 0 8 15 35 50 245 6th no participation to playoff

World Championship record[edit]Edit

Netherlands debuted in the Women's world championship in 1999.


  • 1999 – Finished in 16th place (8th in Group B)
  • 2000 – Finished in 21st place
  • 2001 – Finished in 18th place
  • 2003 – Finished in 19th place (5th in Division II)
  • 2004 – Finished in 19th place (4th in Division II)
  • 2005 – Finished in 20th place (6th in Division II)
  • 2007 – Finished in 20th place (5th in Division II)
  • 2008 – Finished in 20th place (5th in Division II)
  • 2009 – Finished in 21st place (6th in Division II, Relegated to Division III)
  • 2011 – Finished in 20th place (1st in Division III, Promoted to Division II)
  • 2012 – Finished in 19th place (5th in Division IB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in Division IB)

Olympic record[edit]Edit

Main article: Ice hockey at the Olympic Games

The women's team of Netherlands has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

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