The Országos Bajnokság I (English: Nationwide Championship; commonly abbreviated OB I) is the highest level hockey league in Hungary. It consists of 5 teams for the 2011–2012 season. 4 of the teams play in the MOL Liga and 1 (Alba Volán Székesfehérvár) in the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga.

OB I bajnokság
SportIce hockey
Founded1937
No. of teams6
Country Hungary
Most recent
champion(s)
Alba Volán Székesfehérvár
TV partner(s)Sport 1
Related
competitions
MOL Liga, EBEL
Official websitewww.icehockey.hu

After the formation of the MOL Liga, the OB I returned to having only Hungarian teams. The regular season coincides with the games played between the Hungarian teams in the MOL Liga, with the games between the Hungarian teams in the MOL Liga also counting towards the national championship.[1] The best three teams advance to the play-offs of OB I, where Alba Volán Székesfehérvár joins them as the fourth team.

Current teamsEdit

Team City Arena Capacity
DAB-Docler Dunaújváros Dunaújvárosi Jégcsarnok 4,000
Ferencvárosi TC Budapest Pesterzsébeti Jégcsarnok 1,500
Miskolci Jegesmedvék Miskolc Miskolci Jégcsarnok 1,304
SAPA Fehérvár AV 19 Székesfehérvár Ifjabb Ocskay Gábor Ice Hall 3,500
Újpesti TE Budapest Újpesti Jégcsarnok 2,200

Past winnersEdit

Champions by seasonEdit

Titles by clubEdit

Club Titles Years Won
Ferencvárosi TC
25
1951, 1955, 1956, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997
Újpesti TE
13
1958, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
Alba Volán SC Székesfehérvár
13
1981, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Budapesti Korcsolyázó Egylet
7
1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946
Dunaferr SE
5
1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2013
Budapesti Vörös Meteor
4
1952, 1957, 1959, 1963
Magyar Testgyakorlók Köre
3
1947, 1948, 1949
Budapesti Budai TE
2
1941, 1943
Budapesti Postás
2
1953, 1954
Jászberényi Lehel HC
1
1990
Meteor Mallerd
1
1950

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MOL title in Romanian hands Archived 4 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine, IIHF Press Release 17 February 2009

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