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Winter Olympics 2014: Team Canada lineup set for game vs. Austria

There are some roster changes for Canada's second game of Group B's round robin.

Subban gets his chance.
Subban gets his chance.
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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After the 3-1 win against Norway, Team Canada is testing out a few changes against Austria, all of which were in the plans before the tournament began, so don't panic.

Dan Hamhuis is out of the lineup in favour of Canadiens' Norris Trophy winning defenseman Subban, giving Canada four right handed defensemen and three lefties, as opposed to the four lefts and three righties they deployed against Norway. Subban adds an offensive element that Hamhuis couldn't provide, though he'll likely play about the same amount, around 10 minutes.

Patrick Sharp is the surprise scratch at forward to make room for Duchene to get a chance in the lineup. Sharp looked good but not great against Norway, as his line with Toews and Nash put up a fair number of chances but couldn't make them count.

In goal, Carey Price will be watching from the press box after starting game one, with Luongo starting against Austria and Smith serving as the backup.

Here's your official lineup:


Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - Jeff Carter
Patrick Marleau - Ryan Getzlaf - Corey Perry
Rick Nash - Jonathan Toews - Martin St. Louis
Jamie Benn - Patrice Bergeron - John Tavares
Matt Duchene


Duncan Keith - Shea Weber
Marc-Edouard Vlasic - Drew Doughty
Jay Bouwmeester - Alex Pietrangelo
P.K. Subban


Roberto Luongo
Mike Smith

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