Austria men's national ice hockey team

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Austria
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Coat of Arms of Austria is the badge used on the players jerseys.
Nickname(s) The Eagles
Association Österreichischer Eishockeyverband
Head coach Daniel Ratushny
Assistants Rob Daum
Dieter Kalz
Captain Thomas Koch
Most games Martin Ulrich (228)
Most points Rudolf König (183)
IIHF code AUT
IIHF ranking 16 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (first in 2004)
Lowest IIHF ranking 17 (2007)
Team colors               
Austria national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
First international
 Bohemia 5–0 Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
(Prague, Austria-Hungary; 4 February 1912)
Biggest win
 Austria 30–0 Belgium 
(Stockholm, Sweden; 12 March 1963)
Biggest defeat
 Canada 23–0 Austria 
(Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; 27 January 1956)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 62 (first in 1930)
Best result Med 3.png (1931, 1947)
European Championships
Appearances 7 (first in 1912)
Best result Med 1.png (in 1927)
Olympics
Appearances 13 (first in 1928)
International record (W–L–T)
353–430–83
Austria men's national ice hockey team
Medal record
World Championships
Bronze 1931 Poland Team
Bronze 1947 Czechoslovakia Team
European Championships
Gold 1927 Austria Team

The Austrian men's national hockey team is the national ice hockey team for Austria. The team is controlled by Österreichischer Eishockeyverband. As of 2012 the Austrian team is ranked 15th in the IIHF World Rankings. Austria has not won a medal in a major tournament since 1947, and has not broken 10th place since 1994. Austria currently has 8,799 registered players (0.1% of the total population). Their head coach is Emanuel Viveiros.

2014 Olympic Hockey Team[edit]

The Austrian ice hockey team

The following is the Austrian roster in the men's ice hockey tournament of the 2014 Winter Olympics.[1][2] view

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2013–14 team
4 D Unterluggauer, GerhardGerhard Unterluggauer 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) 15 August 1976 Villach Austria Villacher SV (AUT)
5 F Raffl, ThomasThomas Raffl 194 cm (6 ft 4 in) 700197000000000000097 kg (214 lb) 19 June 1986 Villach Austria Red Bull Salzburg (AUT)
7 D Ulmer, StefanStefan Ulmer 176 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700172000000000000072 kg (159 lb) 1 December 1990 Dornbirn Switzerland HC Lugano (NLA)
10 F Oberkofler, DanielDaniel Oberkofler 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700174000000000000074 kg (163 lb) 16 July 1988 Graz Austria Black Wings Linz (AUT)
12 F Raffl, MichaelMichael Raffl 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700187000000000000087 kg (192 lb) 1 December 1988 Villach United States Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
14 F Nödl, AndreasAndreas Nödl 187 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (200 lb) 28 February 1987 Vienna Austria Red Bull Salzburg (AUT)
15 F Latusa, ManuelManuel Latusa 182 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) 23 January 1984 Vienna Austria Red Bull Salzburg (AUT)
18 F Koch, ThomasThomas KochA 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 700177000000000000077 kg (170 lb) 17 August 1983 Klagenfurt Austria Klagenfurter AC (AUT)
20 F Welser, DanielDaniel Welser 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb) 16 February 1983 Klagenfurt Austria Red Bull Salzburg (AUT)
22 D Pock, ThomasThomas Pöck 186 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700193000000000000093 kg (205 lb) 2 December 1981 Klagenfurt Austria Klagenfurter AC (AUT)
24 G Lange, MathiasMathias Lange 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700182000000000000082 kg (181 lb) 13 April 1985 Klagenfurt Germany Iserlohn Roosters (GER)
25 F Iberer, MatthiasMatthias Iberer 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700191000000000000091 kg (201 lb) 29 April 1985 Graz Austria Black Wings Linz (AUT)
26 F Vanek, ThomasThomas VanekC 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700194000000000000094 kg (207 lb) 19 January 1984 Baden bei Wien United States New York Islanders (NHL)
27 F Hundertpfund, ThomasThomas Hundertpfund 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700185000000000000085 kg (187 lb) 14 December 1989 Klagenfurt Sweden Timrå IK (SWE-2)
29 G Starkbaum, BernhardBernhard Starkbaum 186 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700189000000000000089 kg (196 lb) 19 February 1986 Vienna Sweden Brynäs IF (SHL)
30 G Swette, RenéRené Swette 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700182000000000000082 kg (181 lb) 21 August 1988 Lustenau Austria Klagenfurter AC (AUT)
40 F Grabner, Michael RenéMichael René Grabner 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700185000000000000085 kg (187 lb) 5 October 1987 Villach United States New York Islanders (NHL)
41 D Altmann, MarioMario Altmann 194 cm (6 ft 4 in) 700198000000000000098 kg (216 lb) 4 November 1986 Vienna Austria Villacher SV (AUT)
48 D Iberer, FlorianFlorian Iberer 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700195000000000000095 kg (209 lb) 7 December 1982 Graz Austria Klagenfurter AC (AUT)
51 D Trattnig, MatthiasMatthias TrattnigA 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700196000000000000096 kg (212 lb) 22 April 1979 Graz Austria Red Bull Salzburg (AUT)
55 D Lukas, RobertRobert Lukas 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700184000000000000084 kg (185 lb) 29 August 1978 Vienna Austria Black Wings Linz (AUT)
64 D Lakos, AndreAndre Lakos 200 cm (6 ft 7 in) 7002107000000000000107 kg (236 lb) 29 July 1979 Vienna Austria Vienna Capitals (AUT)
77 F Lebler, BrianBrian Lebler 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 700196000000000000096 kg (212 lb) 16 July 1988 Penticton Austria Black Wings Linz (AUT)
89 F Herburger, RaphaelRaphael Herburger 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700172000000000000072 kg (159 lb) 2 January 1989 Dornbirn Switzerland EHC Biel (NLA)
91 F Setzinger, OliverOliver Setzinger 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700189000000000000089 kg (196 lb) 11 July 1983 Horn Switzerland HC Lausanne (NLA)

Notable players[edit]

Pos. No. Player Team
F 26 Thomas Vanek Canada Montreal Canadiens
D Thomas Pöck Austria Klagenfurter AC
F Andreas Nödl Austria EC Salzburg
F 40 Michael Grabner United States New York Islanders
GK 69 Reinhard Divis Austria Red Bull Salzburg EC

Olympic record[edit]

Members of the Austrian national team at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Austria finished 12th in the tournament.
  • 1920 – Did not participate
  • 1924 – Did not participate
  • 1928 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1932 – Did not participate
  • 1936 – Finished tied in 7th place
  • 1948 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1952 – Did not participate
  • 1956 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1960 – Did not participate
  • 1964 – Finished in 13th place
  • 1968 – Finished in 13th place
  • 1972 – Did not participate
  • 1976 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1980 – Did not participate
  • 1984 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1988 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1992 – Did not participate
  • 1994 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1998 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2002 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2006 – Did not qualify
  • 2010 – Did not qualify
  • 2014 – Finished in 10th place

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1930 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1931 – Won bronze medal
  • 1933 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1934 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1935 – Finished in 6th place
  • 1937 – Did not participate
  • 1938 – Finished tied in 10th place
  • 1939 – Did not participate
  • 1947 – Won bronze medal
  • 1949 – Finished in 6th place
  • 1950 – Did not participate
  • 1951 – Finished in 11th place (4th in Pool B)
  • 1953 – Finished in 11th place (2nd in Pool B)
  • 1954 – Finished in 6th place (3rd in Pool B)
  • 1955 – Finished in 11th place (2nd in Pool B)
  • 1957 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1958 – Did not participate
  • 1959 – Finished in 15th place (3rd in Pool B)
  • 1961 – Finished in 14th place (6th in Pool B)
  • 1962 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in Pool B)
  • 1963 – Finished in 16th place (won Pool C)
  • 1965 – Finished in 13th place (5th in Pool B)
  • 1966 – Finished in 13th place (5th in Pool B)
  • 1967 – Finished in 14th place (6th in Pool B)
  • 1969 – Finished in 13th place (7th in Pool B)
  • 1970 – Finished in 15th place (won Pool C)
  • 1971 – Finished in 13th place (7th in Pool B)
  • 1972 – Finished in 14th place (won Pool C)
  • 1973 – Finished in 12th place (6th in Pool B)
  • 1974 – Finished in 14th place (8th in Pool B)
  • 1975 – Finished in 17th place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1976 – Finished in 17th place (won Pool C)
  • 1977 – Finished in 17th place (9th in Pool B)
  • 1978 – Finished in 18th place (2nd in Pool C)
  • 1979 – Finished in 15th place (7th in Pool B)
  • 1981 – Finished in 17th place (won Pool C)
  • 1982 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in Pool B)
  • 1983 – Finished in 11th place (3rd in Pool B)
  • 1985 – Finished in 12th place (4th in Pool B)
  • 1986 – Finished in 14th place (6th in Pool B)
  • 1987 – Finished in 11th place (3rd in Pool B)
  • 1989 – Finished in 14th place (6th in Pool B)
  • 1990 – Finished in 11th place (3rd in Pool B)
  • 1991 – Finished in 13th place (5th in Pool B)
  • 1992 – Finished in 13th place (won Pool B)
  • 1993 – Finished in 11th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1995 – Finished in 11th place
  • 1996 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1997 – Finished in 16th place (4th in Pool B)
  • 1998 – Finished in 15th place
  • 1999 – Finished in 10th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 13th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 11th place
  • 2002 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2003 – Finished in 10th place
  • 2004 – Finished in 11th place
  • 2005 – Finished in 16th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2006 – Finished in 18th place (won Division I, Group B)
  • 2007 – Finished in 15th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2008 – Finished in 17th place (won Division I, Group A)
  • 2009 – Finished in 14th place (relegated to Division I, only because worse-placed Germany wasn't relegated for being 2010 hosts)
  • 2010 – Finished in 17th place (won Division I, Group A)
  • 2011 – Finished in 15th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2012 – Finished in 18th place (promoted to Top Division)
  • 2013 – Finished in 15th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2014 – Finished in 18th place (promoted to Top Division)

European Championship record[edit]

  • 1910–1911 – Did not participate
  • 1912 – Won bronze medal
  • 1913 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1914–1924 – Did not participate
  • 1925 – Won silver medal
  • 1926 – Won bronze medal
  • 1927 – Won gold medal
  • 1929 – Won bronze medal
  • 1932 – Won silver medal

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