2020–21 Slovak 1. Liga season

The 2020–21 Slovak 1. Liga season was the 28th season of the Slovak 1. Liga, the second level of ice hockey in Slovakia.[1]

2020–21 Slovak 1. Liga season
LeagueSlovakia Slovak 1. Liga
SportIce hockey
Duration
  • October 2020 – March 2021
  • (Regular season)
Number of teams11
Regular season
League ChampionVlci Žilina
Top scorer
Playoffs
Finals championsHK Spišská Nová Ves
  Runners-upVlci Žilina
Slovak 1. Liga seasons

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Each team played 38 games: playing each of the other nine teams four times – 2x at home, 2x away (36 games). At the end of the regular season, the team that finished with the most points was crowned the league champion. Each 1HL team played two matches with SR 18 (1x at home and 1x outside) to support the preparation of the SR team for MS U18, I. div. sk. A 2021.[2]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Žilina 38 31 2 1 4 183 66 +117 98 Qualification to Quarter-finals
2 Martin 38 23 2 1 12 139 107 +32 74
3 Spišská Nová Ves 38 21 4 2 11 120 99 +21 73
4 Topoľčany 38 18 3 4 13 124 106 +18 64
5 Dubnica 38 19 0 4 15 126 115 +11 61
6 Levice 38 13 3 5 17 109 120 −11 50
7 Humenné 38 13 2 5 18 101 130 −29 48
8 Považská Bystrica 38 11 6 0 21 101 140 −39 45
9 Skalica 38 12 1 5 20 108 126 −18 43
10 Trnava 38 10 1 0 27 98 148 −50 32
  SR 18 20 2 3 0 15 50 102 −52 12
Source: Slovenská hokejová liga
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points

PlayoffsEdit

Eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

BracketEdit

Quarter-finals (best-of-7) Semi-finals (best-of-7) Finals (best-of-7)
         
1 Žilina 4
8 Považská Bystrica 0
1 Žilina 4
5 Dubnica 0
4 Topoľčany 0
5 Dubnica 4
1 Žilina 1
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)
3 Spišská Nová Ves 4
2 Martin 4
7 Humenné 0
2 Martin 2
3 Spišská Nová Ves 4
3 Spišská Nová Ves 4
6 Levice 0

QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalsEdit

8 April 2021
17:30
Žilina3–4
(0–2, 2–0, 1–2)
score in the series: 0–1
Spišská Nová VesVojtech Závodský Ice Arena, Žilina
9 April 2021
17:30
Žilina3–5
(0–3, 3–1, 0–1)
score in the series: 0–2
Spišská Nová VesVojtech Závodský Ice Arena, Žilina
12 April 2021
18:00
Spišská Nová Ves1–5
(0–3, 1–0, 0–2)
score in the series: 2–1
ŽilinaSpiš Aréna, Spišská Nová Ves
13 April 2021
18:00
Spišská Nová Ves1–0
(0–0, 1–0, 0–0)
score in the series: 3–1
ŽilinaSpiš Aréna, Spišská Nová Ves
16 April 2021
17:30
Žilina3–4 GWS
(1–1, 1–1, 1–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
score in the series: 1–4
Spišská Nová VesVojtech Závodský Ice Arena, Žilina

Spišská Nová Ves wins the finals 4-1.

Final rankingsEdit

  Spišská Nová Ves
  Žilina
  Martin
4 Dubnica
5 Topoľčany
6 Levice
7 Humenné
8 Považská Bystrica
9 Skalica
10 Trnava
  SR 18

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Slovenská hokejová liga". hockeyslovakia.sk (in Slovak).
  2. ^ "Smernica pre prvú ligu seniorov" (PDF). hockeyslovakia.sk (in Slovak).

External linksEdit