2014–15 Slovak Extraliga season

The 2014–15 Slovak Extraliga season is the 22nd season of the Slovak Extraliga, the highest level of ice hockey in Slovakia.

2014–15 Slovak Extraliga season
LeagueSlovakia Slovak Extraliga
SportIce hockey
DurationSeptember 2014 – April 2015
Regular season
League ChampionHC Košice
Runners-upHK Nitra
Top scorerPetr Kafka (Banská Bystrica)
Playoffs
Playoffs MVPGabriel Spilar (Košice)
Finals championsHC Košice
  Runners-upHC ’05 Banská Bystrica
Slovak Extraliga seasons

TeamsEdit

The following teams are participating in the 2014–15 season. The HK Orange 20 is a project for preparation of the Slovakia junior ice hockey team for the IIHF World U20 Championship. The team do not play complete regular season and cannot promote to the playoffs or get relegated. First 8 teams in table after the regular season (56 games) will promote to the playoffs.

Extraliga teams for the 2014-15 season.
Team Name Location Venue Capacity Titles 2013-14
HKm Zvolen Zvolen Zvolen Ice Stadium 7,038 2 Quarterfinalists
HC Košice Košice Steel Aréna 8,378 7 Champions
HK Nitra Nitra Nitra Aréna 3,600 0 Runners-up
ŠHK 37 Piešťany Piešťany EASTON Aréna 3,050 0 Semifinalists
HC ’05 Banská Bystrica Banská Bystrica Banská Bystrica Ice Stadium 3,518 0 Semifinalists
HK 36 Skalica Skalica Skalica Ice Stadium 4,100 0 Quarterfinalists
HK Dukla Trenčín Trenčín Pavol Demitra Ice Stadium 6,150 3 9th
HK Poprad Poprad Poprad Ice Stadium 4,050 0 Quarterfinalists
MsHK Žilina Žilina Garmin Arena 6,200 1 10th
MHC Mountfield Martin Martin Ice Stadium 4,200 0 Quarterfinalists
HK Orange 20 Bratislava Vladimír Dzurilla Ice Stadium 3,500

Regular seasonEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Final Result
1 Košice 56 35 6 6 9 166 105 +61 123 Advance to Quarterfinals
2 Nitra 56 30 7 6 13 201 141 +60 110
3 Banská Bystrica 56 29 6 7 14 188 142 +46 106
4 Zvolen 56 28 4 7 17 175 161 +14 99
5 Poprad 56 27 8 1 20 168 124 +44 98
6 Trenčín 56 21 11 3 21 141 120 +21 88
7 Martin 56 17 6 10 23 140 157 −17 73
8 Piešťany 56 17 5 6 28 148 201 −53 67
9 Skalica 56 14 2 6 34 136 217 −81 52
10 Žilina 56 12 2 7 35 128 184 −56 47 Relegation series
11 HK Orange 20 20 1 2 0 17 29 68 −39 7
Source: Tipsport extraliga
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points.

Relegation seriesEdit

Relegation series will be played between MsHK Žilina, the 10th team in regular season, and HC 07 Detva, the winner of 1.liga. The winner of best-of-seven series will play in Extraliga in 2015–16 season.

PlayOutEdit

12 March 2015
17:00
Žilina7–2
(4–0, 1–2, 2–0)
DetvaGarmin Arena, Žilina
Attendance: 1,029
13 March 2015
17:00
Žilina5–6
(1–1, 0–3, 4–2)
DetvaGarmin Arena, Žilina
Attendance: 1,165
16 March 2015
18:00
Detva1–6
(0–4, 1–0, 0–2)
ŽilinaDetva Ice Stadium, Detva
Attendance: 1,600
17 March 2015
18:00
Detva1–3
(1–2, 0–1, 0–0)
ŽilinaDetva Ice Stadium, Detva
Attendance: 955
19 March 2015
17:00
Žilina3–2
(0–1, 2–0, 1–1)
DetvaGarmin Arena, Žilina
Attendance: 1,012

Žilina wins the series 4-1 and will play in 2015–16 Slovak Extraliga season

PlayoffsEdit

The seeding in Play-off is based on the ranking in Regular season. All Play-off rounds are played in the best-of-seven format, with the higher seeded team having the home advantage for the possible seventh game.

Playoff bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
1 HC Košice 4
8 ŠHK 37 Piešťany 2
1 HC Košice 4
5 HK Poprad 1
4 HKm Zvolen 3
5 HK Poprad 4
1 HC Košice 4
3 HC ’05 B. Bystrica 2
2 HK Nitra 4
7 MHC Mountfield 1
2 HK Nitra 3
3 HC ’05 B. Bystrica 4
3 HC ’05 B. Bystrica 4
6 Dukla Trenčín 1

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