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Markus Peintner
Born December 17, 1980,
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Left/Right winger
Shot Left
F. teams
EHC Lustenau
VEU Feldkirch
Austrian Bundesliga
VEU Feldkirch
EHC Linz
EHC Linz
Vienna Capitals
Villacher SV
AHC Division 1
EC SV Spittal
Ntl. team Flag of Austria.png Austria
Playing career 1996–2014

Markus Peintner (born on December 17, 1980 in Lustenau) is a retired Austrian left/right winger. He is currently the assistant coach with the Austrian National Team.

Club career

Peintner began his club career with the EHC Lustenau of the Nationalliga in the 1997-98 season. He played with the EHC Lustenau of the Nationalliga until the end of the 1998-99 season.

In the 1999-00 season played Peintner with the VEU Feldkirch of the IEL and of the Austrian Bundesliga.

In 2000 - 2004, Peintner played with the EHC Linz of the Austrian Bundesliga (since the 2003-04 season playing in the EBEL). In the 2002-03 season became Peintner an Austrian champion with the EHC Linz.

In the 2004-05 season played Peintner with the Vienna Capitals of the EBEL. In this season, Peintner had the best plus/minus (+34) among all players of the EBEL and became the EBEL champion with the Vienna Capitals.

In 2005 - 2009 played Peintner with the Villacher SV of the EBEL. In the 2005-06 season, Peitner won the EBEL for the second time in a row, now with the Villacher SV.

In 2009, Peintner moved to the Graz99ers of the EBEL. He stayed there for two seasons.

In 2011, Peintner returned to the Villacher SV of the EBEL and played there another three seasons before retiring in 2014.

In the 2019-20 season, Peintner came back from retirment but only for a few games with the EC SV Spittal of the AHC Division 1.

Team Staff career

Role Team Years
Assistant coach Villacher SV 2014 - 2017
Assistant coach Austrian National Junior Team 2016
Assistant coach Austrian National Team 2017 - present
Head coach Villacher SV 2017 - 2018
Assistant coach Villacher SV 2018 - 2019

International career

Peintner was playing with the Austrian National Team at the 1997 and 1998 European U18 Championships "Pool C" (Peintner scored most goals (7) and most points (10) among all players at the 1998 tournament), 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 World Junior Championships "Pool C" (Peintner had the best plus/minus (+13) among all players at the 2000 tournament and also won gold at this tournament), 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013 World Championships and at the 2006, 2008 and 2010 World Championships Division I (winning gold at all three tournaments).

As the assistant coach, Peintner participated with the Austrian National Team at the 2016 World Junior Championship Division IA (winning there silver), 2017 World Championship Division IA (winning there gold) and at the 2018 and 2019 World Championships.