Metallurg Pernik
Metallurg Pernik
City: Pernik, Bulgaria
League: Bulgarian Hockey League
Founded: 1957
Home Arena: Zimny stadion Metallurg
Colors: Red, white, blue
Franchise history
1957-1958: Metallurg Pernik
1958-1960: Lenin Pernik
1960-1969: Metallurg Pernik
1969-1973: Krakra Pernik
1973-1998: Metallurg Pernik
1998-1999: Akademik-Metallurg Sofia
1999-2002: HK Metallurg Pernik

HK Metallurg Pernik (Bulgarian: ХК Металург Перник) was an ice hockey team in Pernik, Bulgaria.


The club was founded in 1957 as Metallurg Pernik and was renamed Lenin Pernik a year later. In 1960, they returned to their original name. They won their first Bulgarian Hockey League title in 1968.

In 1969, the club merged with Krakra Pernik, and were Bulgarian champions again in 1970. They were known as DFS Pernik during the 1972-73 season.

Metallurg split from the merger with Krakra in 1973 and participated in the Bulgarian Hockey League under the Metallurg name until they merged with Akademik Sofia in 1998. This merger lasted one season, before Metallurg became independent again. They continued to participate in the BHL until folding in 2002.


  • Bulgarian Hockey League champion (2): 1968, 1970.
  • Bulgarian Hockey League runner-up (6): 1959, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1979, 1997.

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