HC Dukla Jihlava

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HC Dukla Jihlava
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City Jihlava, Czech Republic
League First National Hockey League
Founded 1956 (1956)
Home arena Horácký Stadion
Colours crimson and gold
Head coach Petr Vlk

HC Dukla Jihlava, founded in 1956, is an ice hockey team in the Czech Republic. It won the Czechoslovak Extraliga title 12 times: six consecutive championships beginning in 1967, then in 1974, four consecutive championships beginning in 1982, and again in 1991. As of 2006, HC Jihlava plays in the Czech 1. liga after being relegated from the Czech Extraliga in 2004-05.

Some of its prominent players have included Jaroslav Holík, Jiří Holík, Jan Klapáč, Jan Suchý, Ladislav Šmíd senior, Miloš Podhorský, Jan Hrbatý, Josef Augusta, Milan Chalupa, Jaroslav Benák, Petr Vlk, Libor Dolana, Igor Liba, Oldřich Válek, Dominik Hašek, Jiří Crha and Bedřich Ščerban.

Team success[edit]

  • Czechoslovak Extraliga
    • 1st place (1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1991)
    • 2nd place (1966, 1973, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1986, 1987)
    • 3rd place (1962, 1964, 1975, 1976, 1988)
  • IIHF European Champions Cup – 2. place (1968, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1983, 1984)
  • Spengler Cup – 1. place (1965, 1966, 1968, 1978, 1982); 2. place (1970, 1971, 1983, 1984)

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