Naprzód Janów

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Naprzód Janów
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City Katowice, Poland
League Polska Hokej Liga
Founded 1920 (club)
1950 (ice hockey)
Home arena Jantor Janów
Colours Green, White, Black, Red
General manager Poland Janusz Imiołczyk
Head coach Czech Republic Josef Halouzka
Franchise history
1920-1962 Górnik Janów
1962-1998 Naprzód Janów
2004-present Naprzód Janów

Naprzód Janów is an ice hockey team from the Janów neighbourhood of Katowice, Poland. They compete in the Polska Hokej Liga, the top level of ice hockey in Poland, after winning promotion from the Polish 1. Liga in 2014.

History[edit]

The team was founded as Górnik Janów in 1920. In 1962, they were renamed their present name, Naprzód Janów. The club ceased to exist in 1998, but returned to the Polish 1. Liga in 2004, as a part amateur team. They won promotion to the PLH in 2006/2007, but were relegated during the 2010/2011 season due to financial troubles. In 2014, they returned to the top level.

Achievements[edit]

  • Polish Cup champion (1): 1970.
  • Polska Liga Hokejowa runner-up (7): 1950, 1952, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1989, 1992.
  • Polish 1. Liga champions (2): 1962, 2014.

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