AZ Havířov

  • Master of the 2nd Division in 1992
  • Rise in the Extraliga 1999

The HC AZ Havířov 2010 is a Czech ice hockey club from Havířov, which was founded in 1931 as KCT Lazy and since 2010 in the third Czech league, the 2nd league, plays.

History

The origins of today's clubs go back to the year 1928, when the game with Puck and bats began on ice in the region. 1931 founded miners of the nearby mine the KCT Lazy. 1955, the Club moved to the newly established Havířov where a first permanent venue was and also junior teams took up the game mode. In the early 1970s, the men's team of the club played in the sub-prime first NHL before this was in 1975 transferred to the third division.

1992 was the HC Havířov master of third-rate second league and promotion to the 1st League. There, the club was able to establish relatively quickly and was able to repeatedly advance to the playoff semifinals. Before the start of season 1999/2000 the HC Havířov acquired the license for the Extraliga HC Slezan Opava and took off this time over four seasons at the top division of the Czech Republic in part. At the end of the 2002 /03 HC Havířov only reached the 14th place and therefore had to take part in the relegation. This lost the club with 2:4 against the HC Vagnerplast Kladno and thus rose from in the first league. As a result, held the crew of the HC Havířov in this division, which finished fifth in the season 2005/ 06 the best placement was achieved. 2010 was the operating company of the professional team in bankruptcy. As a result, a new club was founded and took over the game license and since then participates in the third division.

Play their home games, the club from the 5,100 -seat stadium Zimni Havířov. The highest average attendance saw the club in his first Extraliga season (1999/2000), as an average of 4,301 spectators attended the games of the club.

Well-known former players

  • Jiří Hudler
  • Radek Křesťan
  • January Peterek
  • Tomáš Sršeň
  • Radovan Biegl
  • Petr Sikora
  • Michal Mařík
  • David Hruska
  • Lubomir Korhoň
  • Pavel Cagaš
  • Martin Čech

Season statistics since 1993

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