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2017–18 Czech Extraliga season

The 2017–18 Czech Extraliga season was the 25th season of the Czech Extraliga since its creation after the breakup of Czechoslovakia and the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League in 1993.

2017–18 Czech Extraliga
LeagueCzech Extraliga
SportIce hockey
Number of teams14
TV partner(s)Česká televize
Regular Season
Presidential CupHC Plzeň
Top scorerMilan Gulaš (HC Plzeň)
Playoffs
Finals
ChampionsHC Kometa Brno
  Runners-upHC Oceláři Třinec
Czech Extraliga seasons
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Regular seasonEdit

Pl. Team GP W OTW OTL L Goals Pts
1. HC PlzeňCHL 52 28 7 9 8 172:123 107
2. Mountfield HKCHL 52 26 7 7 12 146:101 99
3. HC Oceláři Třinec 52 24 6 8 14 143:122 92
4. HC Vítkovice Ridera 52 26 4 6 16 157:119 92
5. HC Kometa Brno 52 23 6 9 14 148:121 90
6. HC Dynamo Pardubice 52 20 5 6 21 148:121 76
7. HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 52 18 9 4 21 132:138 76
8. HC Olomouc 52 16 10 7 19 129:136 75
9. PSG Berani Zlín 52 18 8 4 22 121:140 74
10. HC Sparta Praha 52 18 5 7 22 140:150 71
11. Piráti Chomutov 52 13 10 9 20 132:155 68
12. BK Mladá Boleslav 52 15 6 8 23 118:139 65
13. HC Dukla Jihlava 52 12 7 7 26 106:139 57
14. HC Litvínov 52 10 7 6 29 118:168 50

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the ten best skaters based on the number of points during the regular season. If two or more skaters are tied (i.e. same number of points, goals and played games), all of the tied skaters are shown.

[1]
GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts +/– PIM
  Milan Gulaš HC Škoda Plzeň 48 23 38 61 +20 50
  Tomáš Mertl HC Škoda Plzeň 50 30 27 57 +18 59
  Martin Růžička HC Oceláři Třinec 49 29 25 54 +4 42
  Roberts Bukarts PSG Berani Zlín 50 21 28 49 +15 56
  Martin Erat HC Kometa Brno 49 12 34 46 0 20
  Michal Vondrka Piráti Chomutov 52 18 25 43 -6 20
  Jaroslav Bednář Mountfield HK 46 15 27 42 +12 20
  Martin Bakoš Bílí Tygři Liberec 52 14 26 40 0 34
  Viktor Hübl HC Litvínov 45 15 24 39 +6 34
  Rudolf Červený Mountfield HK 48 21 17 38 +19 54

Leading goaltendersEdit

These are the leaders in GAA among goaltenders who played at least 40% of the team's minutes. The table is sorted by GAA, and the criteria for inclusion are bolded.

[2]

GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP TOI GA SO Sv% GAA
  Patrik Rybár Mountfield HK 36 2078 60 7 93.19 1.73
  Šimon Hrubec HC Oceláři Třinec 44 2546 86 4 92.82 2.03
  Miroslav Svoboda HC Škoda Plzeň 47 2770 97 5 92.57 2.10
  Patrik Bartošák HC Vítkovice Ridera 47 2781 98 5 93.34 2.11
  Marek Čiliak HC Kometa Brno 37 2249 85 6 91.60 2.27
  Roman Will Bílí Tygři Liberec 45 2536 99 6 91.29 2.34
  Sami Aittokallio HC Sparta Praha 28 1580 62 1 91.83 2.35
  Ondřej Kacetl HC Dynamo Pardubice 41 2398 98 3 91.81 2.45
  Brandon Maxwell BK Mladá Boleslav 38 2126 87 3 91.71 2.46
  Branislav Konrád HC Olomouc 48 2841 117 7 90.53 2.47

PlayoffsEdit

Ten teams qualify for the playoffs. Teams 1–6 have a bye to the quarterfinals, while teams 7–10 meet each other in a preliminary playoff round.

Playoff bracketEdit

In the first round the 7th-ranked team will meet the 10th-ranked team and the 8th-ranked team will meet the 9th-ranked team for a place in the second round. In the second round, the top-ranked team will meet the lowest-ranked winner of the first round, the 2nd-ranked team will face the other winner of the first round, the 3rd-ranked team will face the 6th-ranked team, and the 4th-ranked team will face the 5th-ranked team. In the third round, the highest remaining seed is matched against the lowest remaining seed. In each round the higher-seeded team is awarded home advantage. In the first round the meetings are played as best-of-five series and the rest is best-of-seven series that follows an alternating home team format: the higher-seeded team will play at home for games 1 and 2 (plus 5 and 7 if necessary), and the lower-seeded team will be at home for game 3 and 4 (plus 6 if necessary).

  Wild-card round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
                                     
  1 HC Plzeň 4  
8 HC Olomouc 1  
7 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 3     1 HC Plzeň 1  
10 HC Sparta Praha 0     5 HC Kometa Brno 4  
2 Mountfield HK 4
  7 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 3  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round)   5 HC Kometa Brno 4
  3 HC Oceláři Třinec 1
  3 HC Oceláři Třinec 4  
6 HC Dynamo Pardubice 3  
8 HC Olomouc 3     2 Mountfield HK 2
9 PSG Berani Zlín 1     3 HC Oceláři Třinec 4  
4 HC Vítkovice Ridera 0
  5 HC Kometa Brno 4  


Play-off final: HC Oceláři Třinec - HC Kometa Brno 1:4 (5:1, 2:3, 2:3, 2:5, 1:4). HC Kometa Brno has won its second Czech league title (and 13th overall title).

RelegationEdit

Place Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
1 HC Litvínov 12 5 2 1 4 27 27 20
2 HC Karlovy Vary 12 4 3 2 3 30 24 20
3 HC Dukla Jihlava 12 5 1 2 4 29 25 19
4 HC Kladno 12 4 0 1 7 17 27 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistik - hokej.cz". ELH.
  2. ^ "Statistik - hokej.cz". ELH.

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