Bernhard Starkbaum

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Bernhard Starkbaum
Bernhard Starkbaum.jpg
Born (1986-02-19) February 19, 1986 (age 30)
Vienna, Austria
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
EBEL team
Former teams
EC Red Bull Salzburg
Villacher SV
Modo Hockey
Brynäs IF
National team  Austria
Playing career 2006–present

Bernhard Starkbaum (born February 19, 1986) is an Austrian professional ice hockey goaltender who is playing for EC Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).

Playing career[edit]

Starkbaum first played as a youth as a product of Wiener EV. From 2006 to 2012, he played for Villacher SV in the Austrian Hockey League and then took his game to Sweden.

After spending four years in Swedish ice hockey, one year with Modo Hockey and three with Brynäs IF, he returned to his native Austria, signing with EC Salzburg in May 2016.[1]

International career[edit]

Starkbaum was a member of Austria's national teams at the U18 and U20 levels and later became a regular on the country's men's national team. He competed at the 2014 Olympic Games and won gold at the 2010 World Championship Division 1 Group A. He received Best Goaltender honors at the 2016 World Championship Division 1 Group A.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EC Red Bull Salzburg". ecrbs.redbulls.com. Retrieved 2016-05-21. 
  2. ^ "Urbas named MVP". wmia2016.iihf.com. Retrieved 2016-05-21. 

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