HC Bílí Tygři Liberec

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Bílí Tygři Liberec
HC Liberec - logo.gif
City Liberec
League Czech Extraliga
Founded 1956 (1956)
Home arena Tipsport Arena (Capacity: 7,250)
Colours          
General manager Czech Republic Petr Syrovátko
Head coach Czech Republic Pavel Hynek
Captain none
Affiliates Benátky nad Jizerou (1.liga)
Website www.hcbilitygri.cz

Bílí Tygři Liberec (English: Liberec White Tigers) are a professional ice hockey club based in Liberec, Czech Republic. The team competes in the Czech Extraliga, the highest level of play in professional Czech ice hockey.

History[edit]

After World War II, there were three teams in Liberec.

  • 1956: Two organizations merged to form "Lokomotiva Liberec"
  • 1961: Team name was changed to "Stadion Liberec"
  • 60's to 90's: Team played in the second and third level leagues (First and Second Divisions)
  • 1994: Syner, a local building company, entered into the organization as a general partner.
  • 1995: The team advanced to the second level (First Division)
  • 2000: The organization identity changed to "White Tigers". The goal of the organization was to earn promotion to the Extraleague in the following seasons.
  • 2002: Team advanced to the Extraleague, winning the 'barrage' series over Kladno.
  • 2003: Team finished in 12th place.
  • 2004: Team finished in 11th place. The aim for next season is to secure a playoff spot.
  • 2005: Team finished in 5th place and then the third in the play-off.
  • 2006: Team finished in 1st place and then the fifth in the play-off.
  • 2007: Team finished in 1st place and then the third in the play-off.
  • 2008: Team finished in 3rd place and then the fourth in the play-off.

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Updated May 23, 2014.[1]

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# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
18 Slovakia Bartek, MartinMartin Bartek RW L 33 2013 Zvolen, Slovakia
81 Slovakia Bulík, TomášTomáš Bulík C L 28 2013 Prešov, Slovakia
88 Czech Republic Bulíř, MichalMichal Bulíř W L 22 Junior Liberec, Czech Republic
3 Czech Republic Derner, LukášLukáš Derner D L 30 Junior Liberec, Czech Republic
Czech Republic Dlouhý, AdamAdam Dlouhý F L 19 Junior Liberec, Czech Republic
41 Czech Republic Filippi, TomášTomáš Filippi C/RW L 22 2012 Rychnov nad Kněžnou, Czech Republic
12 Czech Republic Gřegořek, PetrPetr Gřegořek D L 36 2013 Český Těšín, Czech Republic
90 Latvia Jass, KobaKoba Jass LW R 24 2013 Riga, Latvia
Czech Republic Jelínek, PetrPetr Jelínek C L 30 2014 Prague, Czech Republic
22 Czech Republic Jonák, VítVít Jonák F L 22 2010 Pilsen, Czech Republic
60 Czech Republic Kica, PetrPetr Kica RW L 28 2009 Vimperk, Czech Republic
5 Czech Republic Kolmann, PetrPetr Kolmann D L 25 Junior Liberec, Czech Republic
Czech Republic Krenželok, LukášLukáš Krenželok LW L 31 2014 Ostrava, Czech Republic
25 Slovakia Lašák, JánJán Lašák G L 35 2014 Zvolen, Slovakia
Czech Republic Mikyska, JosefJosef Mikyska C L 20 Junior Frýdlant, Czech Republic
Czech Republic Plutnar, MichalMichal Plutnar D R 20 2014 Chotěboř, Czech Republic
17 Czech Republic Psota, MatějMatěj Psota F L 20 Junior Liberec, Czech Republic
Czech Republic Pyrochta, FilipFilip Pyrochta D L 18 2010 Třebíč, Czech Republic
24 Czech Republic Říha, JiříJiří Říha D R 21 Junior Opočno, Czech Republic
52 Czech Republic Schwarz, MarekMarek Schwarz G R 28 2013 Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic
44 Czech Republic Šimek, RadimRadim Šimek D R 21 2009 Benátky nad Jizerou, Czech Republic
55 Czech Republic Urban, TomášTomáš Urban C/RW L 29 2009 Ostrava, Czech Republic
71 Czech Republic Valský, JakubJakub Valský F L 25 2013 Kladno, Czech Republic
14 Czech Republic Vampola, PetrPetr Vampola C/LW L 32 2013 Žďár nad Sázavou, Czech Republic
16 Czech Republic Víšek, JanJan Víšek W R 33 Junior Liberec, Czech Republic
43 Czech Republic Vitásek, OndřejOndřej Vitásek D L 23 2011 Prostějov, Czech Republic
53 Czech Republic Vlach, JaroslavJaroslav Vlach LW/C L 22 2011 Paběnice, Czech Republic
4 Czech Republic Voráček, TomášTomáš Voráček D L 24 2013 Ostrava, Czech Republic
6 Czech Republic Výtisk, JanJan Výtisk (A) D L 32 2010 Ostrava, Czech Republic
97 Czech Republic Zacha, PavelPavel Zacha LW L 17 2010 Velké Meziřičí, Czech Republic


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bílí Tygři » Tým » muži 2014/15" (in Czech). www.hcbilitygri.cz. Retrieved 2014-05-23. 

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