|Home arena||Zvolen Ice Stadium
|Colours||blue, yellow, red
|General manager||Milan Čanky|
|Head coach||Peter Mikula|
Hokejový Klub mesta Zvolen is a professional Slovak ice hockey club based in Zvolen. The club has won the Slovak league championship twice and the IIHF Continental Cup in 2005. The team is nicknamed Rytieri, it means Knights in English.
Early history 
The club was founded on 18 March 1927 as ZTC Zvolen. However, their first official game they played in 1932 against Slávia Banská Bystrica. They lost 0–18 in first game and 1–20 in second game against Slávia. Zvolen played first home game on 14 February 1932. They lost 0–2 against Slávia. In the 1933–34 season they played first time in organized competition, it was Championship of Stredoslovenská župa. In the next season they won their first official game against Sokol Kremnica. Hockey in Zvolen was even played during the World War II. After WW II they had very successful years between 1947–1953. Then there was attenuation.
Czechoslovak era 
Renewal of hockey in Zvolen started in 1964. There was established club Lokomotíva Bučina Zvolen. In 1970 they promoted to the 1. SNHL (1st. Slovak National Hockey League), second level of Czechoslovak hockey. They placed 6th in their first season at the 1. SNHL. In the 1971–72 season they finished 3rd and in the next season they won the 1. SNHL. Scoring leader of club became Jozef Golonka. Zvolen was qualified to the preliminary round for the Czechoslovak Extraliga. There they lost 7 of 8 games and did not promote to the Extraliga. Zvolen won the 1. SNHL again in the 1974–75 season. Top scorer of the 1. SNHL became Zvolen forward Ján Letko (48 goals). However, they lost in the preliminary round against Ingstav Brno and did not promote to the Extraliga. In the 1975–76 season they repeated victory in the 1. SNHL. In the preliminary round they lost series 3–4 against TJ Gottwaldov. Their fourth and last victory of the 1. SNHL came in the 1977–78 season but in the preliminary round they lost series 2–4 against TJ Gottwaldov thus Zvolen never played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga, top level of Czechoslovak hockey.
Slovak era 
Zvolen was member of inaugural season of the Slovak Extraliga but they finished last and were relegated to the Slovak 1.Liga. Zvolen won the 1996–97 Slovak 1.Liga season and promoted to the Extraliga after 3 years. In the 1997–98 season they placed fifth in the regular season and was eliminated by Dukla Trenčín in the quarterfinals. In the next season they progressed to the semifinals, beating Trenčín in the quarterfinals, but there were defeated by Slovan Bratislava. Zvolen played in the playoffs finals first time in club history in the 1999–00 season. There they lost 2–3 against Slovan. The most successful season in the club histrory is the 2000–01 season. Zvolen finished first in the regular season, defeated 3–0 MHC Martin in the quarterfinals, 3–0 HK Poprad in the semifinals, 3–1 Dukla Trenčín in the finals and won their first Slovak Extraliga title ever. Ján Plch (79 Pts), Richard Šechný (70 Pts) and Petr Vlk (64 Pts) were top three scoring leaders of the Extraliga regular season. Šechný (19 Pts) was also scoring leader in the playoffs. Since 2001 Zvolen was playoffs finalist four times but won the title only once more in 2012–13 season
Continental Cup 
Besides triumph at Slovak championship in 2001, Zvolen is a winner of the IIHF Continental Cup. In the 8th edition of cup in 2005 they played in final stage against HC Dynamo Moscow, Alba Volán Székesfehérvár and Milano Vipers. Zvolen won all three games and became third Slovak winner after HC Košice and HC Slovan Bratislava.
Season-by-season results 
This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by HKm Zvolen. Code explanation; GP—Games played, W—Wins, OTW—Overtime wins, OTW—Overtime losses, L—Losses, GF—Goals for, GA—Goals against, Pts—Points. Top Scorer: Points (Goals+Assists)
|Season||League||Regular season||Post season results||Top scorer (regular season)|
|2008–09||Extraliga||4th||56||29||2||5||20||182||152||96||Lost in semifinals, 3–4 (HC Košice)||L. Hvila 58 (28+30)|
|2009–10||Extraliga||8th||47||20||3||5||19||132||126||71||Lost in quarterfinals, 1–4 (HC Slovan Bratislava)||J. Kopecký 34 (15+19)|
|2010–11||Extraliga||6th||57||22||5||8||22||161||156||84||Lost in quarterfinals, 3–4 (HC ’05 Banská Bystrica)||M. Chovan 41 (12+29)|
|2011–12||Extraliga||7th||55||21||4||4||26||135||174||75||Lost in semifinals, 0–4 (HC Košice)||V. Baláž 40 (19+21)|
|2012–13||Extraliga||1st||56||32||8||3||13||203||145||115||Champions, 4–1 (HC Košice)||L. Jurík 74 (36+38)|
1. SNHL (4): 1972–73, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1977–78
Current roster 
Updated November 18, 2012.
- Official club website (Slovak)
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