Slovak hockey in numbers

President: Miroslav Šatan
Nation Population: 5 445 802
Total number of hockey clubs: 114
Total number of players: 10 970
Male players: 1 775
Junior players U20: 9 195
Female players: 452
Total number of referees: 362
Female referees: 16
Indoor rinks: 74
Outdoor rinks: 27

History of slovak hockey

Early years Early years - Canadians are justly proud of their bringing ice hockey - one of the most tremendous games to the whole world. Overseas it was already played in the last century but began entering Europe step by step, too.
The first European Championship took place in 1910.
During that time Canadian (ice) hockey was a rival to bandy hockey and definitely took the lead after the Olympic Games in Chamonix in 1924.
Bandy hockey was number one in Slovakia, too. Canadian hockey got only popularised during the European Championship in High Tatras in 1925. Read complete story

 

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E-mail: szlh@szlh.sk

Records and interesting facts of season 2020/2021

General partner

Kaufland

Head partners

Orange

Tipsport

Škoda

Partners

Slovakia Chips

Ministerstvo skolstva

SPP_SOSV

Pilsner Urquell

Suppliers

Bittner

Ricoh

727

barzzuz

Media partners

Nubium

tasr

Hospodárske noviny

Denník Šport

FUN Radio

Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska

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