Austria
Nickname(s) The Eagles
Association Österreichischer Eishockeyverband
Head coach Flag of Switzerland Roger Bader
Assistants Flag of Austria Philipp Lukas
Flag of Austria Markus Peintner
Captain Peter Schneider
Most games Gerhard Unterluggauer (166)
Top scorer Rudolf König (56)
Most points Rudolf König (96)
IIHF code AUT
IIHF ranking 17
Highest IIHF ranking 11 (2004)
Lowest IIHF ranking 17 (2007, 2016, 2018 (O)-2018, 2020-present)
Team colours               
Austria national ice hockey team Home & Away Jerseys.png
First international
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 3-0 Austria Flag of Austria.png
(Štrbské Pleso, Czechoslovakia; January 9, 1925)
Biggest win
Flag of Austria.png Austria 30-0 Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif
(Stockholm, Sweden; March 12, 1963)
Biggest defeat
Canadian Red Ensign 1921.png Canada 23-0 Austria Flag of Austria.png
(Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; January 27, 1956)
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 34 (first in 1928)
Best result Med 3.png Bronze: 2 - 1931, 1947
Olympics
Appearances 13 (first in 1928)
Medals none
International record (W-L-T)
358-438-85

The Austrian men's national hockey team is the national ice hockey team for Austria. The team is controlled by Österreichischer Eishockeyverband. The Austrian team is currently ranked 17th 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 7,670 registered players (0.09 % of the total population). Their head coach is Roger Bader.

Olympic Record[edit | edit source]

Olympic medal record
Olympic Games

Members of the Austrian national team at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Austria finished 12th in the tournament

  • 1920-1924 - Did not participate
  • 1928 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1932 - Did not participate
  • 1936 - Finished in 7th place
  • 1948 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1952 - Did not qualify
  • 1956 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1960 - Did not participate
  • 1964 - Finished in 13th place
  • 1968 - Finished in 13th place
  • 1972 - Did not qualify
  • 1976 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1980 - Did not qualify
  • 1984 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1988 - Finished in 9th place
  • 1992 - Did not qualify
  • 1994 - Finished in 12th place
  • 1998 - Finished in 14th place
  • 2002 - Finished in 12th place
  • 2006-2010 - Did not qualify
  • 2014 - Finished in 10th place
  • 2018 - Did not qualify

European Championship Record[edit | edit source]

  • 1910-1911 - Did not participate
  • 1912 - 3Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze
  • 1913 - Finished in 4th place
  • 1914-1924 - Did not participate
  • 1925 - 2Silver medal icon.svg Silver
  • 1926 - 3Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze
  • 1927 - 11 Gold
  • 1929 - 3Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze
  • 1932 - 2Silver medal icon.svg Silver

World Championship Record[edit | edit source]

World Championships medal record
World Championship
Bronze 1928 Poland Austria
Bronze 1947 Czechoslovakia Austria


  • 1920-1924 - Did not participate
  • 1928 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1930 - Finished in 4th place
  • 1931 - 3Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze
  • 1932 - Did not participate
  • 1933 - Finished in 4th place
  • 1934 - Finished in 7th place
  • 1935 - Finished in 6th place
  • 1936 - Finished in 7th place
  • 1937 - Did not participate
  • 1938 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1939 - Did not participate
  • 1947 - 3Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze
  • 1948 - Finished in 8th place
  • 1949 - Finished in 6th place
  • 1950 - Did not participate
  • 1951 - Finished in 11th place (4th in "Pool B")
  • 1952 - Finished in 11th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1953 - Finished in 6th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1954 - Did not participate
  • 1955 - Finished in 11th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1956 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1957 - Finished in 7th place
  • 1958 - Did not participate
  • 1959 - Finished in 15th place (3rd in "Pool B")
  • 1960 - Did not participate
  • 1961 - Finished in 14th place (6th in "Pool B")
  • 1962 - Finished in 10th place (2nd in "Pool B")
  • 1963 - Finished in 16th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1964 - Finished in 13th place
  • 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")
  • 1968 - Finished in 13th place
  • 1969 - Finished in 13th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1970 - Finished in 15th place (1st in "Pool C")
  • 1971 - Finished in 13th place (7th in "Pool B")
  • 1972 - Finished in 14th place (1st in "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 (1st in "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 (1st in "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 (1st in "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 (1st in Division I, Group B)
  • 2007 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2008 - Finished in 17th place (1st in Division I, Group A)
  • 2009 - Finished in 14th place
  • 2010 - Finished in 17th place (1st in Division I, Group A)
  • 2011 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2012 - Finished in 18th place (2nd in Division IA)
  • 2013 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2014 - Finished in 18th place (2nd in Division IA)
  • 2015 - Finished in 15th place
  • 2016 - Finished in 20th place (4th in Division IA)
  • 2017 - Finished in 17th place (1st in Division IA)
  • 2018 - Finished in 14th place
  • 2019 - Finished in 16th place
  • 2020 - canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • 2021 - canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Actual Roster[edit | edit source]

Position Number Name Born Height Weight Shoots/Catches
G #31 Alexander Schmidt February 26, 2000 5ft 10in (178cm) 172lb (78kg) L
G #29 Bernhard Starkbaum February 19, 1986 6ft 1in (186cm) 196lb (89kg) L
G #1 Sebastian Wraneschitz March 6, 2002 6ft 0in (182cm) 176lb (80kg) L
D #20 Nico Brunner September 17, 1992 5ft 11in (181cm) 172lb (78kg) L
D #16 Dominic Hackl November 8, 1996 6ft 1in (186cm) 190lb (86kg) L
D #11 Daniel Jakubitzka June 17, 1996 5ft 9in (176cm) 170lb (77kg) L
D #7 Erik Kirchschläger February 4, 1996 5ft 10in (177cm) 176lb (80kg) L
D #4 Gerd Kragl June 23, 1997 5ft 10in (178cm) 179lb (81kg) L
D #2 Luis Lindner May 16, 2001 5ft 10in (178cm) 159lb (72kg) L
D #12 David Maier January 12, 2000 6ft 2in (187cm) 179lb (81kg) R
D #25 Ramon Schnetzer August 12, 1996 5ft 10in (178cm) 176lb (80kg) L
D #28 Kilian Zündel January 17, 2001 5ft 10in (179cm) 165lb (75kg) L
F #22 Benjamin Baumgartner April 22, 2000 5ft 9in (176cm) 165lb (75kg) L
F #6 Stefan Gaffal November 24, 1996 6ft 0in (182cm) 176lb (80kg) R
F #32 Tim Harnisch April 18, 2001 5ft 10in (179cm) 174lb (79kg) L
F #24 Mario Huber August 8, 1996 6ft 2in (188cm) 187lb (85kg) R
F #26 Paul Huber June 10, 2000 6ft 4in (193cm) 209lb (95kg) L
F #19 Lukas Kainz September 2, 1995 6ft 0in (183cm) 187lb (85kg) L
F #21 Benjamin Nissner November 30, 1997 5ft 10in (179cm) 163lb (74kg) L
F #5 Thomas Raffl June 19, 1986 6ft 4in (194cm) 234lb (106kg) L
F #9 Alexander Rauchenwald May 11, 1993 5ft 10in (179cm) 190lb (86kg) L
F #18 Marco Richter November 19, 1995 6ft 0in (183cm) 183lb (83kg) L
F #3 Peter Schneider April 4, 1991 6ft 0in (183cm) 201lb (91kg) R
F #15 Simeon Schwinger October 7, 1997 6ft 0in (182cm) 165lb (75kg) L
F #10 Patrick Spannring November 6, 1990 6ft 0in (184cm) 198lb (90kg) L
F #8 Martin Ulmer April 26, 1988 5ft 9in (175cm) 170lb (77kg) R

Team Staff[edit | edit source]

Role Name Born
Head coach Roger Bader September 29, 1964
Assistant coach Philipp Lukas December 4, 1979
Assistant coach Markus Peintner December 17, 1980
Goalie coach Reinhard Divis July 4, 1975
Doctor Christopher Lobo 1989
Physiotherapist Thomas Gröbl
Physiotherapist Stefan Podar
Equipment manager Herbert Cerny
Equipment manager Wolfgang Ortner October 20, 1964
Team manager Florian Russmann

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