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Slovak Extraliga
2015–16 Slovak Extraliga season
Tipsport extraliga logo
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1994
CEO Vladimír Paštinský (Pro-Hokej a.s.)
Inaugural season 1993–94
No. of teams 10
Country(ies) Slovakia
Most recent champion(s) HK Nitra (1st title)
Most championship(s) HC Slovan Bratislava, HC Košice (8 titles)
TV partner(s) Sport 1
Official website tipsportextraliga.sk (Slovak)
Related competitions Slovak 1.Liga, Slovak 2.Liga

Slovak Extraliga (Slovenská Extraliga) is the name of the highest-level ice hockey league in Slovakia. As of 2009, it is ranked by the IIHF as the fifth strongest league in Europe and in 2012 it was ranked by The Hockey News as the sixth strongest league in the world behind the NHL, KHL, Elitserien, SM-liga and Czech Extraliga.[1] The name of the league is leased to sponsor and changes frequently. From 1993/94 to 1997/98 season it was called Extraliga, then the name changed to West Extraliga until the end of 2000/01 season. In 2001/02 its name was Boss Extraliga. Since 2002/03 season to 2004/05 the name changed to ST Extraliga and in 2005/06 to T-Com Extraliga. From January 16, 2007 the name changed to Slovnaft Extraliga when a general sponsor agreement with Slovnaft was signed,and from 2011-12 season is called Tipsport extraliga and Slovnaft-Play-Off .

The Slovak Extraliga is rooted in the Czechoslovak Extraliga. The 1993/94 was the first season of Slovak Extraliga as Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on January 1, 1993.

ClubsEdit

2016–17 seasonEdit

Team Name Location Venue Capacity Titles
HC Košice Košice Steel Aréna 8,378 8
HC ’05 Banská Bystrica Banská Bystrica Banská Bystrica Ice Stadium 2,841 0
HC Nové Zámky Nové Zámky Nové Zámky Ice Stadium 3,500 0
HK Dukla Trenčín Trenčín Pavol Demitra Ice Stadium 6,150 3
HK Nitra Nitra Nitra Aréna 3,600 1
HK Orange 20 Bratislava Vladimír Dzurilla Ice Stadium 3,500
HK Poprad Poprad Poprad Ice Stadium 4,500 0
HKm Zvolen Zvolen Zvolen Ice Stadium 5,372 2
MHC Mountfield Martin Martin Ice Stadium 4,200 0
MsHK Žilina Žilina Garmin Arena 6,200 1
ŠHK 37 Piešťany Piešťany EASTON Aréna 3,238 0

Names and sponsorshipEdit

Period Name Sponsor
1993–1997 Extraliga none
1997–2001 West Extraliga West
2001–2002 BOSS Extraliga BOSS
2002–2005 ST Extraliga Slovak Telekom
2005–2007 T-Com Extraliga T-Com
2007–2011 Slovnaft Extraliga Slovnaft
2011– Tipsport Extraliga Tipsport
2015– Tipsport Liga Tipsport

ChampionsEdit

By ClubEdit

Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years
HC Slovan Bratislava 8 2 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012
HC Košice 8 7 1995, 1996, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015
HK Dukla Trenčín 3 4 1994, 1997, 2004
HKm Zvolen 2 4 2001, 2013
MsHK Žilina 1 0 2006
HK Nitra 1 0 2016

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit


European Ice Hockey Leagues
International leagues

Alps Hockey League - Balkan Ice Hockey League - BeNe League - Kontinental Hockey League - MOL Liga

National leagues

Armenia - Austria - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Italy - Kazakhstan - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Macedonia - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Romania - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom

Defunct leagues

Soviet Union - Russia - Czechoslovakia - Yugoslavia - West Germany - East Germany - Ireland - Luxembourg - Malta - Portugal - Alpenliga - Interliga - Inter-National League - North Sea Cup - Panonian League - Eastern European - Balkan League - Baltic League - Carpathian League - Slohokej Liga

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