HC Sparta Praha
- Czechoslovak champion in 1953, 1954, 1990, 1993
- Czech Champion 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007
- Winning the Spengler Cup in 1962, 1963
- Finalist of the EHL / ECC 2000, 2008
HC Sparta Prague ( officially: HC Sparta Praha as ) is a Czech ice hockey club from Prague, who plays in the top division of the Czech Republic, the Extraliga.
1903 was founded a bandy department of a sports club Sparta Prague, from 1909 emerged a hockey club. This was one of the highest Czechoslovak league from its founding in 1936 until its dissolution in 1993, with the exception of the season 1950/51 at the time. Four championships won Sparta, two mid-1950s and two in the early 1990s. In the independent Czech league Sparta previously celebrated four championships. In addition to these successes, the national team took several times in international tournaments, winning in 1962 and 1963, the Spengler Cup. In addition, the team was the final twice a European club competition: 2000 Sparta lost the final of the European Hockey League against HC Metallurg Magnitogorsk, eight years later, Sparta was again behind HK Metallurg Magnitogorsk second in the IIHF European Champions Cup in 2008.
Until 1948, AC Sparta Praha, 1948 Sokol Sparta, from 1949 Sokol Bratrství Sparta, from 1951 Sokol Sparta Sokolovo, from 1953 Spartak Praha Sokolovo, from 1965 Sparta Praha CKD, since 1990 HC Sparta Praha.
- Czechoslovakian champion: 1953, 1954, 1990, 1993
- Czech champion: 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007
- Winner of the Spengler Cup: 1962, 1963
- Winners of the Tatra Cup: 1950, 1958, 1959, 1980
- 2nd place European Hockey League: 2000
- 2nd place IIHF European Champions Cup: 2008
Sparta Prague denies its home games in the Tipsport arena with 14,475 seats ( official number of audience for the sold out game against Slavia Praha on 21 April 2006) is the second largest ice rink in the Czech Republic.
Placements since 1993
Since the establishment of the Czech Extraliga 1993 HC Sparta Prague could be champion four times and often also penetrate into the playoff semifinals.
Vaclav Sykora and Jan Votruba
Former notable players
For the centenary of the HC Sparta Prague Jan Havel, Jiří Holeček, Karel Gut, Jiri Hrdina and Vladimír Zábrodský were elected to the All- Star team of the club.
- Karel Gut
- Petr Briza
- Robert Lang
- Petr Nedvěd
- David Výborný
- Jiří Holeček
- František Kučera
Defender: Leo Gudas, Jiří Kročák, Jaromír Látal, Jan Reindl, Martin Maškarinec, Jiří Vykoukal, Pavel Táborský, Robert Kostka
Forward: Jiri Dolezal senior, Martin Hošták, Vladimír Petrovka, Evžen Musil, Jaromír Kverka Jan Tlačil, Richard Žemlička, Pavel Gross, Luboš Pázler, Pavel Geffert, Jiří Hlinka, Milan Černý, Martin Rousek Ladislav Svoboda
Coaching staff: Josef Horešovský, Stanislav Berger