Austria men's national ice hockey team: Wikis

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Austria
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Eagles
Association Osterreichischer Eishockeyverband
GM Austria Giuseppe Mion
Assistants Sweden Johan Stromvall
Austria Markus Kerschbaumer
Captain Gerhard Unterluggauer
Most games Martin Ulrich (228)
Most points Rudi König (183)
IIHF ranking 16
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (2004)
Lowest IIHF ranking 17 (2007)
Austria national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
First international
 Bohemia 5 - 0 Austria-Hungary Austria–Hungary
(Prague, Austria–Hungary; February 4, 1912)
Biggest win
 Austria 30 - 0 Belgium 
(Stockholm, Sweden; March 12, 1963)
Biggest defeat
 Canada 23 - 0 Austria 
(Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; January 27, 1956)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 22 (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 12 (first in 1928)
International record (W-L-T)
320-420-81


The Austrian men's national hockey team is the national ice hockey team for Austria. The team is controlled by Österreichischer Eishockeyverband. As of 2008 the Austrian team is ranked 16th 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 Bill Gilligan.

Contents

2008 World Championship team

Pos. No. Player Team
GK 29 Jürgen Penker Austria EHC Black Wings Linz
GK 30 Bernd Brückler Finland Espoo Blues
D 3 Martin Ulrich Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
D 5 Gerhard Unterluggauer Austria HC TWK Innsbruck
D 11 Philippe Lakos Austria Vienna Capitals
D 12 Robert Lukas Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
D 13 Gerd Gruber Austria EHC Black Wings Linz
D 23 Jeremy Rebek Austria KAC Klagenfurt
D 24 Darcy Werenka Austria Vienna Capitals
F 4 Thomas Raffl Austria EC Villacher SV
F 6 Marco Pewal Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
F 8 Roland Kaspitz Austria EC Villacher SV
F 9 Oliver Setzinger Switzerland SCL Tigers Langnau
F 17 Martin Oraze Austria EC Villacher SV
F 18 Thomas Koch Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
F 19 Philipp Lukas Austria EHC Black Wings Linz
F 20 Daniel Welser Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
F 21 Matthias Trattnig Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
F 22 Christoph Brandner Germany Hamburg Freezers
F 25 Dieter Kalt Austria EC Red Bull Salzburg
F 26 Thomas Vanek United States Buffalo Sabres
F 27 Markus Peintner Austria EC Villacher SV

Head coach: Sweden Lars Bergström [1]

World Junior U20 Team

Austria made its first Pool A appearance in 1981, and spent several years in Pool B and Pool competition. In 2000, the Austrians defeated Slovenia 6-2 to advance to Pool C. Austria since then came close to advancing past Division I and into the top level at the World Junior Championships. Austria finally qualified for the top level for 2004, by defeating Norway 6-4 in their final contest. Austria however was relegated back to Division I for 2005. Austria qualified for the World Juniors, which will be staged in Saskatoon and Regina, Canada from December 26 – January 5, 2010

Notable players

Pos. No. Player Team
GK 69 Reinhard Divis Austria Red Bull Salzburg EC
D - Thomas Pöck United States New York Islanders
F - Andreas Nodl United States Philadelphia Flyers/Philadelphia Phantoms
F - Michael Grabner Canada Vancouver Canucks

Olympic record

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

European Championship record

  • 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

World Championship record

  • 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
  • 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)

References

  1. ^ [1] IIHF World Championship DIV I Group A, MEN - Austria Team Roster. Retrieved April 18, 2008.

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