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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 (ice hockey) logo.svg
CityTychy, Poland
LeaguePolska Hokej Liga
FoundedApril 20, 1971; 48 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.

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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