GKS Tychy (ice hockey)

Górnośląski Klub Sportowy (GKS) Tychy is a Polish ice hockey team from Tychy which current plays in the Polska Hokej Liga, the highest professional ice hockey league in the country.

GKS Tychy
GKS Tychy Logo.svg
CityTychy, Poland
LeaguePolska Hokej Liga
FoundedApril 20, 1971; 49 years ago (April 20, 1971)
Home arenaStadion Zimowy w Tychach
(capacity: 2,753)
ColoursGreen, black, red
     
PresidentGrzegorz Bednarski
General managerWojciech Matczak
Head coachAndrei Gusov
Websitegkstychy.info/hokej
GKS Tychy players during the 2013–14 Polska Hokej Liga final.

The club was founded April 20, 1971. GKS Tychy is a three-time Polish champion - 2005, 2015 and 2018. The club has also won eightPolish Cup titles, in 2001, 2006-2009, 2014, 2016 and 2017, making them the first Polish team to win the Cup three years in a row and to have nerver lost a Polish Cup final. Furthermore, GKS Tychy is the first Polish club who won a medal of European Cup with a third place in 2016 Continental Cup. Stadion Zimowy, the home arena of GKS Tychy, has a capacity of 2,753 seats.

PlayersEdit

John Murray

Jakub Zawalski

Denis Akimoto

Bartosz Ciura

Alexander Yeronov

Adam Baginski

Mike Cichy

Gleb Klimenko

Christian Mroczkowski

Alex Szczechura

Mike Szmatula

Alexei Yefimenko

Major achievementsEdit

  • Polish Championships
    • Winners (4): 2005, 2015, 2018, 2019
    • Runners-up (9): 1988, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017
    • Third place (6): 1981, 1983, 2002, 2004, 2010, 2013
  • Polish Cup
    • Winners (8): 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Polish SuperCup
    • Winners (2): 2015, 2018
    • Finalist (1): 2017
  • IIHF Continental Cup
    • Third place (1): 2016

Famous playersEdit

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