HC Vítkovice Steel

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HC Vítkovice Steel
HC Vítkovice Steel.png
City Ostrava, Czech Republic
League Czech Extraliga
Founded 1928 (1928)
Home arena ČEZ Aréna
Colours          
Head coach Peter Oremus

Website
www.hc-vitkovice.cz

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.

Club names[edit]

  • 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.

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