Bulgaria conceded a goal every 44 seconds in the Latvian town of Liepaja. They trailed 7-0 after five minutes, 19-0 after ten and 31-0 after one period.
In their previous matches, they had lost 30-1 to Croatia and 41-0 to Italy.
Bulgaria has a population of 7.4 million but only three indoor ice rinks and 37 registered female players.
SOME OF THE BIGGEST DEFEATS IN SPORTING HISTORY:
Football: Bon Accord suffered the worst defeat in any British senior match, losing 36-0 to Arbroath on September 12, 1885 in a first round match of the Scottish Cup. Thirteen goals were scored by centre-forward John Petrie.
Football: The highest international football scoreline is Australia’s 31-0 win over American Samoa in 2001 with a record 13 goals for Aussie striker Archie Thompson.
Cricket: England beat Australia by an innings and 579 runs at The Oval in August 1938. The home side posted an innings of 903-7 declared before a Bradman-less Australia were all out for 201 and just 123.
Rugby Union: Australia scored 22 tries in their game versus Namibia at the 2003 World Cup, winning 142-0.
American Football: The record score is the 220-0 pasting given to college side Cumberland by Georgia Tech in 1916.
Baseball: Japanese high school Kawamoto Technical School side forfeited a game versus Shusukan when trailing 66-0 after just two innings.