Template:Infobox Sports league Slovak Extraliga is the name of the highest-level ice hockey league in Slovakia. As of 2009, it is ranked by the IIHF as the fifth strongest league in Europe[1]. The name of the league is leased to sponsor and changes frequently. From 1993/94 to 1997/98 season it was called Extraliga, then the name changed to West Extraliga until the end of 2000/01 season. In 2001/02 its name was Boss Extraliga. Since 2002/03 season to 2004/05 the name changed to ST Extraliga and in 2005/06 to T-Com Extraliga. From January 16, 2007 the name changed to Slovnaft Extraliga when a general sponsor agreement with Slovnaft was signed.

The Slovak Extraliga is rooted in the Czechoslovak Extraliga. The 1993/94 was the first season of Slovak Extraliga as Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on January 1, 1993.


The league is played by 13 ice hockey teams. First 8 teams play the final play-offs.

2010–11 seasonEdit

Team City Arena Capacity
HC 05 Banská Bystrica Banská Bystrica Zimný štadión Banská Bystrica 3,500
HC Slovan Bratislava Bratislava Samsung Arena 10,000
HC Košice Košice Steel Aréna 8,378
MHC Martin Martin Martin Zimny Štadión 4,000
HK Ardo Nitra Nitra Nitra Zimny Arena 5,300
HK Aquacity ŠKP Poprad Poprad Arena Poprad 5,500
HK 36 Skalica Skalica MAX Arena 4,095
HC Dukla Trenčín Trenčín B.O.F. Arena 6,150
HKm Zvolen Zvolen Zvolen Zimny Arena 7,038
MsHK Žilina Žilina Garmin Arena 6,200
HK Orange 20 Púchov Púchov Zimny Arena 1,500

- HK Orange 20 is the development team for the Slovakia men's national junior ice hockey team


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