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 Dan Ratushny
Assistants Christoph Brandner
Dieter Kalt
Captain Brian Lebler
Most games Martin Ulrich (228)
Most points Rudolf König (183)
Team colors               
IIHF code AUT
Austria national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
Ranking
Current IIHF 17 Decrease1
Highest IIHF 11 (first in 2004)
Lowest IIHF 17 (first in 2007)
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 (1927)
Olympics
Appearances 13 (first in 1928)
International record (W–L–T)
358–436–84
Austria men's national ice hockey team
Medal record
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1931 Poland
Bronze medal – third place 1947 Czechoslovakia
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1927 Austria

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.

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Members of the Austrian national team at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Austria finished 12th in the tournament.
  • 1928 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1936 – Finished tied in 7th place
  • 1948 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1956 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1964 – Finished in 13th place
  • 1968 – Finished in 13th place
  • 1976 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1984 – Finished in 10th place
  • 1988 – Finished in 9th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 12th place
  • 1998 – Finished in 14th place
  • 2002 – Finished in 12th place
  • 2014 – Finished in 10th place

World Championship[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
  • 1938 – Finished tied in 10th place
  • 1947 – Won bronze medal
  • 1949 – Finished in 6th place
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 2015 – Finished in 15th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2016 – Finished in 20th place

European Championship[edit]

  • 1912 – Won bronze medal
  • 1913 – Finished in 4th place
  • 1925 – Won silver medal
  • 1926 – Won bronze medal
  • 1927 – Won gold medal
  • 1929 – Won bronze medal
  • 1932 – Won silver medal

Team[edit]

Current Roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 IIHF World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Dan Ratushny

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Height Weight Date of birth Club
29 Bernhard Starkbaum L 186 cm 89 kg (1986-02-19) 19 February 1986 (age 30) Sweden Brynäs IF
30 David Kickert L 187 cm 77 kg (1994-03-16) 16 March 1994 (age 22) Austria Vienna Capitals
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
26 Stefan Bacher L 186 cm 90 kg (1989-07-04) 4 July 1989 (age 27) Austria EC VSV
8 Bernhard Fechtig L 174 cm 78 kg (1993-01-06) 6 January 1993 (age 23) Austria EHC Black Wings Linz
14 Robert Lembacher L 177 cm 82 kg (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 27) Austria Dornbirner EC
27 Alexander Pallestrang L 181 cm 89 kg (1995-01-11) 11 January 1995 (age 21) Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
2 Markus Schlacher R 185 cm 87 kg (1987-08-23) 23 August 1987 (age 29) Austria EC VSV
20 Stefan Ulmer R 175 cm 81 kg (1990-12-01) 1 December 1990 (age 26) Switzerland HC Lugano
15 Layne Viveiros L 183 cm 88 kg (1995-08-04) 4 August 1995 (age 21) Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
Forwards
# Player Shoots Height Weight Date of birth Club
17 Manuel Ganhal L 182 cm 78 kg (1990-07-12) 12 July 1990 (age 26) Austria EC KAC
21 Manuel Geier L 178 cm 78 kg (1988-01-08) 8 January 1988 (age 28) Austria EC KAC
19 Stefan Geier L 180 cm 78 kg (1988-01-08) 8 January 1988 (age 28) Austria EC KAC
23 Lukas Haudum L 183 cm 83 kg (1997-05-27) 27 May 1997 (age 19) Sweden Södertälje SK
9 Raphael Herburger L 178 cm 75 kg (1989-01-02) 2 January 1989 (age 27) Austria EHC Biel
22 Fabio Hofer R 170 cm 75 kg (1991-01-23) 23 January 1991 (age 25) Austria EHC Black Wings Linz
4 Konstantin Komarek L 179 cm 88 kg (1992-11-08) 8 November 1992 (age 24) Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
16 Andreas Kristler L 179 cm 75 kg (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 26) Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
7 Brian Lebler L 191 cm 96 kg (1988-07-16) 16 July 1988 (age 28) Austria ERC Ingolstadt
10 Daniel Oberkofler L 183 cm 77 kg (1988-07-16) 16 July 1988 (age 28) Austria EHC Black Wings Linz
11 Benjamin Petrik R 186 cm 83 kg (1988-10-27) 27 October 1988 (age 28) Austria EC VSV
24 Nikolas Petrik L 178 cm 85 kg (1984-03-19) 19 March 1984 (age 32) Austria Dornbirner EC
13 Michael Schiechl L 181 cm 87 kg (1989-01-29) 29 January 1989 (age 27) Austria Vienna Capitals

Notable players[edit]

Pos. Player Team
G Reinhard Divis Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
D Thomas Pöck Austria EC KAC
F Michael Grabner New York Rangers
F Andreas Nödl Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
F Thomas Vanek United States Detroit Red Wings
F Michael Raffl United States Philadelphia Flyers

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