Something had to give.
Austria hadn't won an Olympic hockey game since 2002. Norway hadn't won one since 1994.
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Neither had showed much of anything in their first two games in Sochi.
The team that ended its losing streak was Austria, which had two goals from Michael Grabner and another from Michael Raffl in a 3-1 win over Norway.
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With its win, Austria finishes in third place in Pool B, and will receive its medal round-seeding after the conclusion of all of Sunday's men's hockey contests.
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Norway, meanwhile, finishes fourth and last in Pool B, and is likely ticketed for one of the bottom three seeds heading into the medal round.