2014–15 Polska Hokej Liga season
The 2014–15 Polska Hokej Liga season was the 80th season of the Polska Hokej Liga, the top level of ice hockey in Poland. Ten teams participated in the league: Orlik Opole and Naprzód Janów moved up from the 1. Liga while KTH Krynica did not play in the PHL as they did not obtain a license, which allowed Podhale Nowy Targ to stay in the PHL.
|2014–15 Polska Hokej Liga season|
|League||Polska Hokej Liga|
|Duration||Sept. 2014 - Apr. 2015|
|Number of teams||10|
|TV partner(s)||TVP Sport|
|Regular-season winner||JKH GKS Jastrzębie|
|Top scorer||Jordan Pietrus|
(Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok)
(Podhale Nowy Targ)
|Relegated to 1. Liga||GKS Katowice|
The regular season format was changed from the previous season. After 36 matches, GKS Tychy led the league with 82 points. Then the league has been divided into two groups for the Second Round: Group A, consisting of the top 6 teams competing against each other; and Group B, consisting of the bottom 4 teams competing.
In the stronger group (Group A), JKH GKS Jastrzębie finished in first place at the end of the season, and from the weaker group (Group B), Orlik Opole and Naprzód Janów advanced to the playoff round. GKS Tychy won the playoff championship, the second championship in the club's history. GKS Katowice was relegated to the 1. Liga at the end of the season.
Regular season (First Round)Edit
After 36 matches, the top 6 teams advanced to the stronger group (Group A) to determine standings before playoffs.
The bottom 4 teams advanced to the weaker group (Group B) to determine the two teams that would also advance to the playoffs, and the team that would be relegated.
|2.||Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok||36||25||0||1||1||2||7||179:77||80|
|3.||JKH GKS Jastrzębie||36||24||1||1||0||2||8||153:61||78|
|5.||Podhale Nowy Targ||36||19||1||1||0||2||13||138:81||63|
|6.||Aksam Unia Oświęcim||36||16||0||2||0||2||16||136:92||54|
Regular season (Second Round, Group A)Edit
The top 6 teams from the First Round were put in this group to determine the standings before the playoffs. Results from the Second Round are added to results from the First Round.
|1.||JKH GKS Jastrzębie||46||31||2||2||0||2||7||189:87||103|
|2.||Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok||46||32||0||1||1||3||9||221:99||102|
|5.||Podhale Nowy Targ||46||21||1||1||1||3||19||162:114||71|
|6.||Aksam Unia Oświęcim||46||17||0||3||1||2||23||156:135||60|
Regular season (Second Reound, Group B)Edit
The bottom 4 teams from the First Round were put in this group to determine the standings before the playoffs. Results from the Second Round are added to results from the First Round.
The top two teams advanced to the playoffs, while the bottom two teams did not. The last place team was relegated.
|1. JKH GKS Jastrzębie||3|
|8. Naprzód Janów||0|
|1. JKH GKS Jastrzębie||4|
|5. Podhale Nowy Targ||1|
|4. KS Cracovia||0|
|5. Podhale Nowy Targ||3|
|3. GKS Tychy||4|
|1. JKH GKS Jastrzębie||2|
|2. KH Sanok||3|
|7. Orlik Opole||0|
|2. KH Sanok||2|
|3. GKS Tychy||4||Third place|
|3. GKS Tychy||2|
|6. Aksam Unia Oświęcim||1|
|5. Podhale Nowy Targ||2|
|2. KH Sanok||0|