2. národní hokejová liga

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2. národní hokejová liga
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1993
No. of teams 33
Country  Czech Republic
Most recent champion(s) KLH Vajgar Jindřichův Hradec
HC Baník Most
Salith Šumperk
Official website http://www.hokejportal.cz/cesko/nizsi-ligy/clanky/

The 2. národní hokejová liga (Second National Hockey League) is the third-level ice hockey league in the Czech Republic under the First National Hockey League. It began in 1993.

Format[edit]

From 1993 to 2001 the league was divided into the Western and Eastern divisions. Since the 2001/2002 season the current division to Western, Central and Eastern applies, with the exception of the 2008/2009 season when the Central Division was incorporated into the Western Division. From the 1996/1997 season the play-offs were introduced, they were joint for both divisions. From 1999 to 2001 the Western and Eastern division had separate play-offs. From the 2001/2002 season the Western and Central divisions have joint play-offs, while the Eastern Division has separate play-offs.

For the 2009/2010 season, 33 teams are divided into the Western, Central and Eastern divisions. Winners of the league play-offs play promotion play-offs with the worst teams from the First National Hockey League.

2011-12 teams[edit]

Western Division
HC Baník Sokolov
HC Benešov
HC Děčín
HC Draci Bílina
HC Klášterec nad Ohří
HC Kobra Praha
HC Milevsko 2010
HC Vlci Jablonec nad Nisou
HC Řisuty
SHC Klatovy
Central Division
HC Břeclav
HC Chotěboř
HC Trutnov
KLH Vajgar Jindřichův Hradec
NED Hockey Nymburk
SHK Hodonín
SKLH Žďár nad Sázavou
Spartak Pelhřimov
TJ SC Kolín
TJ Stadion Kutná Hora
VSK Technika Brno
Eastern Division
AZ Havířov
HC Bobři Valašské Meziříčí
HC Frýdek-Místek
HC Karviná
HC Nový Jičín
HC RT Torax Poruba
HC Slezan Opava
HC Uherské Hradiště
HC Zubr Přerov
HK Jestřábi Prostějov
VHK Vsetín

Champions[edit]

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