HC Kometa Brno

  • Czechoslovakian champion 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
  • Winning the European Cup in 1966, 1967, 1968
  • Spengler Cup winner 1955

The HC Kometa Brno is a Czech ice hockey club from Brno. Commonly known is the club in the Czech Republic as Kometa Brno or just Kometa.

Club history

1953 Army Sports Club named Rudá hvězda (short RH, German Red Star ) was founded in Brno in Brno. Even in the first season the team was fighting for the title, which ultimately went through on goal difference at Sparta Prague. Over the next twelve years game Brno won eleven championships, only in the season 1958/59 SONP Kladno won the title. 1962 from the Army Sports Club a civilian club, who took the name of the local tractor factory Zbrojovka Brno as TJ ZKL Brno.

After the last won the team championship in 1966 belonged only to the middle of the first league. 1980 rose Zetor Brno, that was the club for a name change of the combine, in the second game class. As a result, Zetor commuted later HC Královopolská Brno, 1994 HC Kometa Brno, between the highest and second highest league. In the 2001 /02 season the club finished in last place the 1st League ( second highest division), which first had to descend and low ranks in the club's history to result. 2003 sold Kometa the third division license to Vyškov and bought the HC Senators Rosice the second division license from and has since been re- second rate. 2009 bought the club the Extraliga license of HC Orli Znojemští and rose to the first division.



Until 1998 Kometa wore out its home games in the stadium Zimni Za Lužánkami, which was built between 1947 and 1963 covered and up to 10,200 spectators bot. 1998, the Club moved to the completed in 1982 Hala Rondo, which has 7,200 seats and was extensively renovated between 2009 and 2010. Since 2011, the hall is named after selling the naming rights Kajot Arena.

Well-known former players

  • Vlastimil Bubník in the 1950s and 1960s, one of the best right winger in Europe, 127 -fold for national team (121 goals) for Czechoslovakia
  • Jaroslav Jiřík first Czech in the NHL, he made 1969/70 three games for the St. Louis Blues
  • František Ševčík played 1961-1973 at ZKL Brno
  • Richard Farda World Champion in 1972, emigrated to Canada in 1974
  • Slavomír Bartoňs
  • Michal Belica
  • Josef Černý
  • Bronislav Danda
  • Vladimír Dzurilla
  • Robert Kron
  • Jaromír Meixner
  • Roman Meluzín
  • Vladimír Nadrchal
  • Jiri Sedlacek
  • František Vanek
  • Libor Zábranský
  • David Appel

Season statistics since 1991