HC Vítkovice Steel

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HC Vítkovice Steel
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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 (The Moravian-part of 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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