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 Vítkovice, 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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