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Czech Extraliga
Current season or competition:
2010–11 Czech Extraliga season
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1993
No. of teams 14
Country(ies)  Czech Republic
Most recent champion(s) HC Oceláři Třinec
Most championships HC Vsetín (6)
TV partner(s) Česká televize
Official website http://www.hokej.cz/
Sazka Arena, Slavia Praha - Energie KV 2006
A Czech Extraliga match

The Czech Extraliga (Czech: Extraliga ledního hokeje, ELH) is the highest-level ice hockey league in the Czech Republic. As of 2009, it is ranked by the IIHF as the third strongest league in Europe.

Name

The name of the league is leased a general sponsor and changes frequently.

  • In 1999-2000 season – Staropramen Extraliga
  • In 2001-2002 season – Český Telecom Extraliga
  • From 2003 to 2006 – Tipsport Extraliga
  • From 2007 to 2010 – O2 Extraliga
  • From 2010 – Tipsport Extraliga

2010-11 teams

Note: The names of most teams are leased to general sponsors and change frequently.

Team 2009-10 league position
HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 4th
HC Mountfield (České Budějovice) 9th
HC Energie Karlovy Vary 12th
HC Eaton Pardubice 1st
HC Plzeň 1929 5th
PSG Zlín 6th
HC Benzina Litvínov 10th
HC GEUS Okna Kladno 13th
HC Slavia Praha 3rd
HC Sparta Praha 7th
HC Oceláři Třinec 8th
HC Vítkovice Steel 2nd
BK Mladá Boleslav 14th
HC Kometa Brno 11th

Champions

Year By Year

  • 1994 HC Olomouc
  • 1995 HC Dadák Vsetín
  • 1996 HC Petra Vsetín
  • 1997 HC Petra Vsetín
  • 1998 HC Slovnaft Vsetín
  • 1999 HC Slovnaft Vsetín
  • 2000 HC Sparta Praha
  • 2001 HC Vsetín
  • 2002 HC Sparta Praha
  • 2003 HC Slavia Praha
  • 2004 HC Hamé Zlín
  • 2005 HC Moeller Pardubice
  • 2006 HC Sparta Praha
  • 2007 HC Sparta Praha
  • 2008 HC Slavia Praha
  • 2009 HC Energie Karlovy Vary
  • 2010 HC Pardubice
  • 2011 HC Oceláři Třinec

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