1956â€“57 Czechoslovak Extraliga season
The season 1956/57, the first league was the 14th regular hosting of the highest Hockey Class of Czechoslovakia. With 41 points after the main round of Rudá Hvězda Brno prevailed. For the team it was her third Czechoslovak championship.
In contrast to the previous season, the 14 teams were playing the main round in a common group. After completion of the outgoing and return the total number of matches per team was 26 games. Master was the leader at the end of the season. During the two last-place teams descended due to the reduction League to twelve teams for next season directly into the second league, were the third and fourth last together with the winners of the two groups in the 2nd League 1st Division qualifying for next season of.
Best scorer of the league was Vladimír Zábrodský of runner- Spartak Praha Sokolovo, who scored 33 goals in the 26 games of his team.
Champion team of Rudá Hvězda Brno
1st League qualifier
The teams of Dukla Jihlava, Banik Ostrava OKD, Tatra Smíchov and Spartak Královo Pole played in a simple round for admission to the first league or the whereabouts in this for the following season. Here, the first two ( three points, too) and the point-less Spartak Královo Pole set with four and three points ahead of Tatra Smíchov through and thus achieved the first league.