HK Poprad is a professional ice hockey team in the Slovak Extraliga, the top ice hockey league in Slovakia. It plays its games in Poprad, Slovakia. The squad's greatest success was 2nd place in the Slovak Extraliga in 2006 and 2011. The club is nicknamed Kamzíci, which means "Chamois" in English.
|Home arena||Poprad Ice Stadium (capacity 4,500)|
After dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993, Poprad began playing independent new Slovak Championship which was named the Slovak Extraliga. In the 1996–97 season Poprad was eliminated in the semifinals by HC Košice. Next season 1997–98, they played semifinals again with HC Košice and lost 0–3. Despite the fact these two seasons were successful because they won bronze medals. In the 2005–06 season they reached the most remarkable success, but Poprad lost 3–4 in the final series with MsHK Žilina. This success repeat in the 2010–11 season, when they played with his long-time rival HC Košice and lost 1–4 in the final.
3rd place (1): 1937–38
Winners (6): 1995, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2014, 2018
Ľuboš Bartečko (1993–1994, 2010, 2014–2015) Peter Bondra (2004) Michal Handzuš (1996) Miroslav Ihnačák (1992, 2004) Kevin Henderson (2016) Andrej Nedorost (2011) Radoslav Suchý (1994, 2004–2005, 2010–2016) Kyle Wanvig (2010) Tomáš Surový (2000) Ľubomír Vaic (1993–1994, 2011–2013) Ladislav Nagy (2010)
- Official website (in Slovak)