Canada men's national field hockey team

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Canada
Canada
Nickname(s)Red Caribou
AssociationField Hockey Canada
ConfederationPAHF (Americas)
Head CoachPeter Milkovich
Assistant coach(es)Bartel Berkhout
ManagerMark Wittig
CaptainKeegan Pereira
Balraj Panesar
John Smythe
Most capsKen Pereira (348)[1]
Top scorerScott Tupper (126)[2]
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 12 Steady (19 July 2022)[3]
Olympic Games
Appearances8 (first in 1964)
Best result10th (1976, 1984, 2000, 2008)
World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1978)
Best result8th (1998)
Pan American Games
Appearances14 (first in 1967)
Best result1st (1983, 1987, 1999, 2007)
Pan American Cup
Appearances6 (first in 2000)
Best result1st (2009)

The Canadian men's national field hockey team represents Canada in international men's field hockey since 1964, when it played in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Tournament history

Summer Olympics

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
United Kingdom 1908
until
Italy 1960
Did not participate
Japan 1964 Group stage 13th 7 1 0 6 5 25 Squad
Mexico 1968 Did not participate
West Germany 1972
Canada 1976 9th place game 10th 6 1 0 5 6 14 Squad
Soviet Union 1980 Did not participate
United States 1984 9th place game 10th 7 1 1 5 8 20 Squad
South Korea 1988 11th place game 11th 7 1 2 4 6 15 Squad
Spain 1992 Did not qualify
United States 1996
Australia 2000 9th place game 10th 7 1 3 3 10 16 Squad
Greece 2004 Did not qualify
China 2008 9th place game 10th 6 1 1 4 10 20 Squad
United Kingdom 2012 Did not qualify
Brazil 2016 Group stage 11th 5 0 1 4 7 22 Squad
Japan 2020 Group stage 12th 5 0 1 4 9 27 Squad
Total Best: 10th 8/24 50 6 9 35 61 159

World Cup

FIH World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
Spain 1971 Did not participate
Netherlands 1973
Malaysia 1975 Did not qualify
Argentina 1978 11th place game 11th 8 2 2 4 15 19 Squad
India 1982 Did not qualify
England 1986 9th place game 10th 7 1 1 5 6 16 Squad
Pakistan 1990 11th place game 11th 7 1 1 5 6 11 Squad
Australia 1994 Did not qualify
Netherlands 1998 7th place game 8th 7 1 3 3 16 18 Squad
Malaysia 2002 Did not qualify
Germany 2006
India 2010 11th place game 11th 6 1 0 5 9 30 Squad
Netherlands 2014 Did not qualify
India 2018 Cross-over 11th 4 0 1 3 3 13 Squad
India 2023 Did not qualify
Total Best: 8th 6/15 39 6 8 25 55 107

Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games record
Year Host Position Pld W D L GF GA Squad
1998 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 7th 4 1 2 1 11 6 Squad
2002 England Manchester, England 6th 5 0 1 4 7 14 Squad
2006 Australia Melbourne, Australia 9th 5 1 0 4 5 16 Squad
2010 India Delhi, India 7th 5 2 2 1 8 8 Squad
2014 Scotland Glasgow, Scotland 6th 5 1 0 4 8 16 Squad
2018 Australia Gold Coast, Australia 8th 5 1 0 4 4 15 Squad
2022 England Birmingham, England 8th 5 0 1 4 7 29 Squad
2026 Australia Victoria, Australia To be determined
Total 7/7 34 6 6 22 50 104

Hockey Nations Cup

FIH Hockey Nations Cup
Year Round
South Africa 2022 Qualified

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan
Shah Cup
record
Year Position
1995 4th
1999 4th
2000 7th
2007 8th
2008 5th
2014 5th
2015 5th
2016 6th
2019 4th
2020 Cancelled
Best result: 4th place

Defunct competitions

Team

Current squad

The following 18 players were named on 4 July 2022 for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022.[4]

Caps updated as of 6 August 2022, after the match against Pakistan.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
28 GK Tristan Burgoyne (1994-04-28) 28 April 1994 (age 28) 4
30 GK Ethan McTavish (2000-05-01) 1 May 2000 (age 22) 4 Canada West Vancouver

4 DF Roopkanwar Dhillon (2001-10-05) 5 October 2001 (age 20) 5
6 DF Alexander Bird (2003-05-13) 13 May 2003 (age 19) 5
11 DF Balraj Panesar (Captain) (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 26) 85 England East Grinstead
14 DF Manveer Jhamat (2001-11-14) 14 November 2001 (age 20) 5
22 DF John Smythe (Captain) (1989-08-31) 31 August 1989 (age 32) 134
29 DF Taylor Curran (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 30) 199 Canada West Vancouver

1 MF Floris van Son (1992-02-05) 5 February 1992 (age 30) 52 Netherlands Hurley
8 MF Oliver Scholfield (1993-09-11) 11 September 1993 (age 28) 90
10 MF Keegan Pereira (Captain) (1991-09-08) 8 September 1991 (age 30) 200
25 MF Harbir Sidhu (1997-08-14) 14 August 1997 (age 24) 12 Canada India Club

5 FW Devohn Noronha-Teixeira (1989-02-09) 9 February 1989 (age 33) 108
9 FW Gurpreet Singh (1994-11-30) 30 November 1994 (age 27) 5
13 FW Brendan Guraliuk (2000-05-14) 14 May 2000 (age 22) 26 Germany Club an der Alster
19 FW Gavin Bains (1998-10-18) 18 October 1998 (age 23) 6 Canada India Club
20 FW Fin Boothroyd (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 23) 41 England East Grinstead
21 FW Matthew Sarmento (1991-06-23) 23 June 1991 (age 31) 139 Canada Vancouver Hawks

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK Antoni Kindler (1988-05-16) 16 May 1988 (age 34) 112 2022 Pan American Cup
GK Zachary Coombs (2001-04-24) 24 April 2001 (age 21) 2 Canada West Vancouver 2022 Pan American Cup

DF Gordon Johnston (1993-01-30) 30 January 1993 (age 29) 193 Netherlands HGC 2022 Pan American Cup
DF James Kirkpatrick (1991-03-29) 29 March 1991 (age 31) 114 Canada West Vancouver 2022 Pan American Cup
DF Sam Cabral (1999-02-23) 23 February 1999 (age 23) 12 Canada UBC Thunderbirds 2022 Pan American Cup

MF Sukhi Panesar (1993-12-26) 26 December 1993 (age 28) 164 2022 Pan American Cup
MF Chris Tardif (2000-08-03) 3 August 2000 (age 22) 7 Canada Vancouver Hawks 2022 Pan American Cup

FW Iain Smythe (1985-06-02) 2 June 1985 (age 37) 205 2022 Pan American Cup
FW Brenden Bissett (1993-01-28) 28 January 1993 (age 29) 151 2022 Pan American Cup
FW Matthew Barnett (1999-01-16) 16 January 1999 (age 23) 7 2022 Pan American Cup

Famous players

See also

References

  1. ^ "All-Time Cap Leaders". fieldhockey.ca. Field Hockey Canada. May 2021. Retrieved 11 February 2022.
  2. ^ "Captain Scott Tupper retires from Men's National Team Program". fieldhockey.ca. Field Hockey Canada. 16 December 2021. Retrieved 17 December 2021.
  3. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 19 July 2022. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  4. ^ "36 Athletes will represent Canada in the seventh edition of the Commonwealth Games hockey competition". fieldhockey.ca. Field Hockey Canada. 4 July 2022.

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