1998â€“99 Czech Extraliga season
The season 1998/99 was the sixth regular hosting of the Czech Extraliga. In the play-off final, last year's winner HC Slovnaft Vsetín sat through 3-0 against HC ZPS Zlín Barum and won the fifth title in a row. In the first league of the Czech Republic HC Orli Znojemští won the play-off finals and met in the relegation HC Dukla Jihlava on. The Relegation ended with the rise of the team from Znojmo and the descent of the old master HC Dukla Jihlava.
- 3.1 tournament tree
- 3.2 champion team of HC Vsetín
In 52 games, all teams will play two complete double rounds, so each team has 26 each home and away games. The teams ranked 1-8 qualify directly for the play-offs, which will be played in best-of -five mode. For the teams ranked 9-13, the season is over after the main round. At the end of the season takes place next to the playoffs instead of a relegation to the last place team in the Extraliga and the winner of the play-off final of the first league to participate. In the mode best- of-seven with a maximum of seven games per team of climbers is determined in the Extraliga or relegated to the first division.
- Top scorer: Jan Hlaváč - 33 goals for HC Sparta Prague
- Topvorlagengeber: David Výborný / Patrik Martinec, each with 46 assists for HC Sparta Prague
- Top scorer: David Výborný (HC Sparta Praha) - 70 points, 24 goals and 46 assists
- Toptorhüter: Roman Cechmanek (HC Slovnaft Vsetín ): Gegentorschnitt of 1.7, catch quota of 94.3 %
The crew of the HC Slovnaft Vsetín, who won the Czech championship already in the previous four years, sat down against the HC ZPS Zlín Barum 3-0 by winning the fifth title in club history. The semi-final between Vsetín and the HC Sparta Prague was mainly from the duel between the two Toptorhüter, Roman Cechmanek (GTS 1.8, 92.9 Sv % ) and Milan Hnilička (GTS 1.5; Sv of 95.6 % ) determined. After Vsetín had just prevailed in the semi-final against Sparta Prague, the finale was a walkover of the Czech series champion. In Vsetín excelled especially the duo Pavel Patera and Martin Prochazka that together reached 34 scorer points in 12 playoff games.
Champion team of HC Vsetín
In the previous season of HC Orli Znojemští was still failed in the relegation on HC Opava, but sat down in a duel against former Czechoslovak series champion from Jihlava through and rose to the Extraliga. The HC Dukla Jihlava, however, had to join the in the first league.