2020–21 Czech Extraliga season

The 2020–21 Czech Extraliga season was the 28th season of the Czech Extraliga since its creation after the breakup of Czechoslovakia and the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League in 1993.[1]

2020–21 Czech Extraliga season
LeagueCzech Extraliga
SportIce hockey
DurationSeptember 2020 – April 2021
Number of games52
Number of teams14
Regular Season
Presidential CupSparta Praha
Top scorer
Playoffs
Finals
ChampionsHC Oceláři Třinec
  Runners-upHC Bílí Tygři Liberec
Czech Extraliga seasons
← 2019–20

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Each team played 52 games, playing each of the other thirteen teams four times. Points were awarded for each game, where three points were awarded for winning in regulation time, two points for winning in overtime or shootout, one point for losing in overtime or shootout, and zero points for losing in regulation time. At the end of the regular season, the team that finished with the most points was crowned the league champion.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Sparta Praha 52 32 3 6 11 194 116 +78 108 Qualification to Quarter-finals
2 Třinec 52 31 4 5 12 187 130 +57 106
3 Mladá Boleslav 52 26 6 7 13 167 126 +41 97
4 Liberec 52 24 8 5 15 152 118 +34 93
5 Plzeň 52 24 6 7 15 170 128 +42 91 Qualification to
Wild card round
6 Mountfield HK 52 26 4 3 19 144 127 +17 89
7 Pardubice 52 21 7 4 20 141 146 −5 81
8 Vítkovice 52 20 4 6 22 130 142 −12 74
9 Kometa Brno 52 19 5 6 22 144 152 −8 73
10 Karlovy Vary 52 17 8 6 21 145 176 −31 73
11 Litvínov 52 17 8 5 22 133 146 −13 72
12 Olomouc 52 14 6 5 27 105 156 −51 59
13 Zlín 52 11 3 4 34 108 178 −70 43
14 České Budějovice 52 6 4 7 35 128 207 −79 33
Source: Tipsport Extraliga
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points.

PlayoffsEdit

Twelve teams qualify for the playoffs: the top four teams in the regular season have a bye to the quarterfinals, while teams ranked fifth to twelfth meet each other (5 versus 12, 6 versus 11, 7 versus 10, 8 versus 9) in a preliminary playoff round.

BracketEdit

  Wild-card round (best-of-5) Quarter-finals (best-of-7) Semi-finals (best-of-7) Finals (best-of-7)
                                     
  2 Třinec 4  
9 Kometa Brno 0  
8 Vítkovice 2     2 Třinec 4  
9 Kometa Brno 3       3 Mladá Boleslav 3  
3 Mladá Boleslav 4
     
  7 Pardubice 3     7 Pardubice 0  
10 Karlovy Vary 1   (Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round)   2 Třinec 4
  4 Liberec 1
  1 Sparta Praha 4  
12 Olomouc 0  
5 Plzeň 0     1 Sparta Praha 3
12 Olomouc 3       4 Liberec 4  
4 Liberec 4
   
  6 Mountfield HK 3     6 Mountfield HK 0  
  11 Litvínov 0  

Wild card roundEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalsEdit

18 April 2021
18:00
Třinec6–2
(3–0, 3–2, 0–0)
score in the series: 1–0
LiberecWerk Arena, Třinec
19 April 2021
17:00
Třinec3–1
(0–0, 2–0, 1–1)
score in the series: 2–0
LiberecWerk Arena, Třinec
22 April 2021
18:30
Liberec3–0
(2–0, 0–0, 1–0)
score in the series: 1–2
TřinecHome Credit Arena, Liberec
23 April 2021
17:00
Liberec0–1 OT
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
score in the series: 1–3
TřinecHome Credit Arena, Liberec
26 April 2021
17:00
Třinec3–0
(0–0, 1–0, 2–0)
score in the series: 4–1
LiberecWerk Arena, Třinec

Třinec wins the finals 4–1.

Final rankingsEdit

  Třinec
  Liberec
  Sparta Praha
4 Mladá Boleslav
5 Mountfield HK
6 Pardubice
7 Kometa Brno
8 Olomouc
9 Plzeň
10 Vítkovice
11 Karlovy Vary
12 Litvínov
13 Zlín
14 České Budějovice

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TELH je konečně tady. Nejistá sezona bude bez sestupu a s nutnými omezeními". hokej.cz (in Czech).

External linksEdit