HK Orange 20

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HK Orange 20
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City Bratislava, Slovakia
League Slovak Extraliga
Slovak 1.Liga
Founded 2007 (2007)
Home arena Ondrej Nepela Arena
(capacity 10,115)
Colours orange, white, black
General manager Slovakia Jozef Frühauf
Head coach Slovakia Ernest Bokroš

HK Orange 20 is an ice hockey team, which plays in the Slovak Extraliga since the 2007/2008 season.

The team was established after a disappointing performance by the Slovakia men's national junior ice hockey team in the previous world junior competition. This is partially due to nervousness after the Czech U18 team was relegated and the Slovak U20 team came very close. The youth players from across the league were placed on the team, with a notable amount coming from HK Dukla Trenčín and HC Slovan Bratislava.

The team only plays games on Fridays and Sundays. It is also excluded from the last week before the winter break and from the playoffs, as the team prepares for the IIHF World U20 Championship.