Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty ImagesGoalies: Bernhard Starkbaum has been the new face of the Austrian National Team in recent years. The backbone of the “The Eagles” during the Olympic Qualifiers, Starkbaum lead the Austrians to a Group D upset, with their only loss coming to the Germans in the final game. A three time medalist at the Division IA World Championships, Starkbaum...
Preliminary? So what.
Don't try to tell these Olympic hockey players to conserve their energy for elimination games. They're simply not playing that way in the Sochi Games.
One day after the United States beat Russia in a thriller with relatively small stakes, Austria beat Norway 3-1 Sunday in a game that featured a glass-shattering check by Austria forward Andreas Nodl on Norway...
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February 16, 2014