HK Poprad

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.

HK Poprad
NicknameKamzíci
CityPoprad, Slovakia
LeagueTipsport Liga
Founded1930 (1930)
Home arenaPoprad Ice Stadium (capacity 4,500)
Coloursblue, white
         
General manager Ľudovít Jurinyi
Head coach Peter Mikula
Captain Štefan Fabian
Websitewww.hkpoprad.sk

History

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.

Honours

Domestic

Slovak Extraliga

Czechoslovak Extraliga

1st. Slovak National Hockey League

  • Winners (4): 1969–70, 1980–81, 1984–85, 1990–91
  • Runners-up (4): 1966–67, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1987–88
  • 3rd place (6): 1968–69, 1970–71, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1982–83, 1985–86

Pre-season

Tatra Cup

  • Winners (6): 1995, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2014, 2018

Current roster

Source: hkpoprad.sk[1]Source: eliteprospects.com[2]As of November 27, 2019.

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
33 Tomáš Vošvrda G L 30 2018 Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
71 Patrik Svitana (A) RW R 31 2017 Poprad, Czechoslovakia
9 Marek Zagrapan C L 33 2018 Prešov, Czechoslovakia
7 Patrik Nechvátal G L 27 2019 Brno, Czechoslovakia
49 Samuel Takáč LW L 28 2018 Poprad, Czechoslovakia
17 Colin Jacobs C R 26 2019 Coppell, TX, USA
76 Boris Česánek D L 19 2017 Kežmarok, Slovakia
14 Samuel Mlynarovič LW R 29 2017 Poprad, Czechoslovakia
20 Peter Kundrík C L 21 2018 Poprad, Slovakia
58 Petr Ulrych D L 32 2019 Liberec, Czechoslovakia
88 Matej Paločko RW L 23 2019 Košice, Slovakia
4 Joona Erving D L 25 2018 Oulu, Finland
90 Lukáš Paukovček C L 29 2018 Liptovský Mikuláš, Czechoslovakia
2 Štefan Fabian (C) D R 38 2013 Košice, Czechoslovakia
98 Peter Bjalončík C L 21 2018 Poprad, Slovakia
8 Ján Ťavoda D L 29 2018 Zvolen, Czechoslovakia
15 Matúš Paločko LW L 28 2017 Poprad, Czechoslovakia
3 Dominik Kramár D L 31 2019 Poprad, Czechoslovakia
91 Michael Vandas RW L 28 2019 Poprad, Czechoslovakia
29 Aleksandar Magovac D R 28 2019 Jesenice, Slovenia
81 Lukáš Handlovský LW R 33 2019 Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia
86 Daniel Brejčák (A) D L 33 2017 Poprad, Czechoslovakia
28 Jørgen Karterud LW L 25 2019 Oslo, Norway
72 Lukáš Kozák D L 28 2019 Martin, Czechoslovakia
53 Matúš Matis RW R 26 2019 Košice, Slovakia
63 Miroslav Preisinger C L 28 2019 Bratislava, Czechoslovakia

Retired numbers

HK Poprad retired numbers
No. Player Position Career No. retirement
13Arne KrotákLW1991–2018September 13, 2019

NHL alumni

See also

References

  1. "Team Roster / HK Poprad". www.hkpoprad.sk. Retrieved 2019-06-28.
  2. "Team Roster / HK Poprad". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
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