Juraj Faith

Juraj Faith ( born March 14, 1976 in Košice, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player who stands since 2011 at Manchester Phoenix in the English Premier Ice Hockey League contract.


Juraj Faith began his career as a hockey player in his hometown at the HC Košice, for which he was active in the Slovak Extraliga 1994-1998, where he played CET Michalovce for their league rivals HK Ves ​​and the second division VTJ. For Nová Ves the attacker ran in the 1998/99 season on exclusively, before transferring to HC Mulhouse in the French Division 1, with which he achieved promotion to the Ligue Magnus in the 2000 /01 season. In summer 2003, the Slovak was taken from DEL - Up wolves Freiburg under contract, he left after their direct descent. After the links Sagittarius from 2004 to 2006 was HK SKP Poprad in for the Extraliga on the ice, he returned to his hometown club HC Košice, with which he in his career Slovakian champion was the first time in the 2008 /09 season.

In January 2010, he was dismissed by the HC Kosice on disciplinary grounds and taken a short time later from his former club, the HK Poprad, under contract. In the summer of 2010, he got a contract with HC Litvinov in the Czech Republic, but was discontinued after six friendlies. In early September, just before start of the season, he was obliged by HKm Zvolen, but was released in mid- October again. Between October and December of the same year, he completed 15 games for the MHC Martin before he was released again. By the end of the 2010/11 season he played for HK Dukla Michalovce second division and the MsHK Žilina in the Extraliga. Since the season 2011/12 Faith is at Manchester Phoenix in the English Premier Ice Hockey League contract.

Awards and achievements

  • 2001 promotion to the Ligue Magnus with the HC Mulhouse
  • 2009 Slovakian Champion with HC Kosice

DEL stats

(End of season 2010/11)