GKS Tychy (ice hockey)

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GKS Tychy
City Poland Tychy, Poland
League Polska Hokej Liga
Founded 1971
Home arena Stadion Zimowy w Tychach
General manager Poland Wojciech Matczak
Head coach Czech Republic Jiří Šejba
Website gkstychy.info/hokej

Górnośląski Klub Sportowy (GKS) Tychy is a Polish ice hockey team from Tychy which current plays in the Polska Hokej Liga, the highest professional ice hockey league in the country.

The club was founded in 1971. In 2005, the club achieved its biggest success, by winning the league playoff title. The club has also won six Polish Cup titles, in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2014. They are the first Polish team to win the Cup three years in a row. They are the current defending Cup champions.

Stadion Zimowy, the home arena of GKS Tychy, has a capacity of 2,700 seats.

Major achievements[edit]

  • Polish Championships (2): 2005, 2015
  • Polish Vice-Championships (7): 1988, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014.
  • Third place (6): 1981, 1983, 2002, 2004, 2010, 2013.
  • Polish Cup (6): 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014

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