HC Vítkovice Steel
|HC Vítkovice Steel|
|City||Ostrava, Czech Republic|
|Home arena||ČEZ Aréna|
|Head coach||Peter Oremus|
HC Vítkovice Steel is an ice hockey club based in Ostrava in the Czech Republic, competing in the Czech Extraliga. It plays in the newly reconstructed ČEZ Aréna (formerly 'Palác kultury a sportu Ostrava-Vítkovice').
The club was founded in 1928. Vítkovice were the champions of Czechoslovakia in the 1951-52 and 1980-81 seasons. Since the 2005-06 season the club plays with the name HC Vítkovice Steel.
- 1928 – SSK (Sportovně společenský klub), merger of SK Moravská Slavia a SK Slovan Ostrava
- 1936 – ČSK (Český sportovní klub)
- 1945 – SK Vítkovické železárny
- 1948 – Sokol Vítkovické železárny
- 1952 – Baník Vítkovice
- 1957 – VŽKG Ostrava
- 1976 – TJ Vítkovice
- 1993 – HC Vítkovice
- 2005 - HC Vítkovice Steel
Players such as Marek Malik, who played in the NHL, played for Vitkovice.
- See Category:HC Vítkovice players for a list of HC Vítkovice players past and present.
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