P.K. Subban, Matt Duchene in Canada’s lineup against Austria
Dan Hamhuis, Patrick Sharp to sit in 2nd game
Defenceman P.K. Subban and forward Matt Duchene will replace Dan Hamhuis and Patrick sharp in Canada’s lineup when the men’s hockey team squares off against Austria Friday (CBC's live streaming begins at noon, ET).
Sharp logged 14:21 of ice time on Thursday as Canada defeated Norway 3-1 in its opening game, while Hamhuis played 9:52.
Subban, the Montreal Canadiens star blue-liner, was the Norris Trophy winner as the NHL’s best defenceman last year.
Duchene ranks 24th in league scoring with 50 points.
Canadian head coach Mike Babcock also announced Mike Smith will backup Roberto Luongo as Carey Price takes the day off following his 19-save performance against Norway.