STS Sanok

STS Sanok is an ice hockey team in Sanok, Poland. The team is playing its first season in the Eastern Division of the Slovak 2. Liga, the third tier of ice hockey in Slovakia. The team was inactive during the 2016-2017 season due to financial difficulties. Before that, the team competed in the Polska Liga Hokejowa (PHL), the top-level hockey league in Poland.

Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok
STS Sanok (new logo 2015).jpg
CitySanok, Poland
LeagueSlovak 2. Liga
Founded1958; 63 years ago (1958)
Home arenaArena Sanok
(capacity: 5,000)
ColoursRed, White, Blue
     
General managervacant
Head coachPoland Marcin Ćwikła
Websitesanok58.pl
Franchise history
1958–1960RKS Sanoczanka
1960–1991Stal Sanok
1991–1994STS Sanok
1994–1999STS-Autosan Sanok
1999–2001SKH Sanok
2001–2008KH Sanok
2008–2011Ciarko KH Sanok
2011–2015Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok
2015–2016Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok
2017–Ciarko KH 58 Sanok

The team's full legal name is Sanockie Towarzystwo Sportowe S. A.. The club was founded in 1958 as RKS Sanoczanka, and has undergone a number of name changes. It has been playing under the name Ciarko KH 58 Sanok since 2017, for sponsorship reasons. They play their home games in Arena Sanok, which has a capacity of 3,100 people. Between 1965–2006, they played their games at Torsan, which has now been taken down and is being used as a parking lot.

The club's main sponsors are PBS Bank, Ciarko, and the City of Sanok. The head coach is Marcin Ćwikła, a former homegrown player who also played for the Polish national team.

HistoryEdit

 
Arena Sanok, where KH Sanok plays
 
Arena Sanok, where KH Sanok plays

STS Sanok was founded in 1958 as RKS Sanoczanka, and have changed their name several times since. The team was also called Stal Sanok from 1960–1991, STS Sanok from 1991–1994, STS-Autosan Sanok from 1994–1999, SKH Sanok from 1999–2001, KH Sanok from 2001–2011, Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok from 2011–2015, before taking on their present Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok name.[citation needed]

Sanok has won the Polska Hokej Liga playoff championship twice, in the 2011/2012 and 2013/2014 seasons. They won the Polish Cup twice, in 2010/11 and 2011/12.[citation needed]

AchievementsEdit

 
Sanok players after winning the 2011–12 Polish Hockey League championship.

Polish League Playoff Champion:

Polish League Regular Season:

Polish Cup:

  •   Winners (2): 2010–11, 2011–12
  •   Runners-up (3): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15

Promotion to Polish League:

  • 1976, 1992, 2004.

Season-by-season resultsEdit

Season Team Name League Playoff Rank Playoff Result Cup Result
1970–1971 Stal Sanok III Liga 1 Promotion
1971/1972 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1972/1973 Stal Sanok II Liga 5
1973/1974 Stal Sanok II Liga 6
1974/1975 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1975/1976 Stal Sanok II Liga 1 Promotion
1976/1977 Stal Sanok I Liga 11 Relegation
1977/1978 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1978/1979 Stal Sanok II Liga 5
1979/1980 Stal Sanok II Liga 6
1980/1981 Stal Sanok II Liga 7
1981/1982 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1982/1983 Stal Sanok II Liga Group South 4
1983/1984 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1984/1985 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1985/1986 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1986/1987 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1987/1988 Stal Sanok II Liga 5
1988/1989 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1989/1990 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1990/1991 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1991/1992 STS Sanok II Liga 1 Promotion
1992/1993 STS Sanok I Liga (renamed Polska Liga Hokejowa) 5
1993/1994 STS Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 7
1994/1995 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9
1995/1996 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 5
1996/1997 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 4
1997/1998 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 6
1998/1999 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8
1999/2000 SKH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 4
2000/2001 SKH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8 Relegation
2001/2002 KH Sanok I Liga 4
2002/2003 KH Sanok I Liga 2
2003/2004 KH Sanok I Liga 2 Promotion 1st Round
2004/2005 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 7 1st Round
2005/2006 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8
2006/2007 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9 1st Round
2007/2008 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8 1st Round
2008/2009 Ciarko KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9
2009/2010 Ciarko KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9
2010/2011 Ciarko KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 6 Cup Champions
2011/2012 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 1 Playoff Champions Cup Champions
2012/2013 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 4 Finalists
2013/2014 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Hokej Liga 1 Playoff Champions Finalists
2014/2015 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Hokej Liga 4 Finalists
2015/2016 Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok Polska Hokej Liga 4
2016/2017 Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok Did Not Play
2017/2018 Ciarko KH 58 Sanok Slovak 2. Liga In Progress

2017/18 rosterEdit

Updated 19 November 2017[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
88   Marcin Biały (A) F R 32 2017 Sanok, Poland
79   Maciej Bielec LW R 25 2017 Poland
15   Patryk Chmura RW 24 2017 Poland
95   Rafał Ćwikła LW R 31 2017 Rzeszów, Poland
38   Hubert Demkowicz D R 27 2017 Katowice, Poland
97   Patryk Dobrzynski F L 23 2017 Zakopane, Poland
11   Konrad Filipek F 21 2017 Poland
  Oleg Filippov D L 27 2017 Grodno, Belarus
55   Vladislav Gavrus F L 23 2017 Grodno, Belarus
74   Slawomir Gulbinowicz D 46 2017 Poland
30   Bartosz Hućko G L 24 2017 Poland
44   Nikita Kurilo D L 23 2017 Grodno, Belarus
76   Adrian Maciejko F R 33 2017 Poland
55   Marcin Mazur D R 30 2017 Poland
22   Maciej Mermer (A) F L 42 2017 Sanok, Poland
71   Karol Michalski F 24 2017 Poland
9   Kamil Olearczyk D R 25 2017 Poland
25   Mateusz Skrabalak G L 27 2017 Poland
77   Orest Sokalski F 21 2017 Poland
18   Mateusz Wilusz (C) F L 30 2017 Poland
10   Maciej Witan F 19 2017 Poland

Notable playersEdit

 
KH Sanok logo until 2015

Retired numbersEdit

STS Sanok retired numbers
No. Nationality Player Lifespan
7   Piotr Milan 1971–1995
17   Jan Paszkiewicz 1950–2011

Homegrown:

Poles from Other Clubs:

Foreigners:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Drużyna". KH 58 Sanok. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
  2. ^ "KH 58 Sanok". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 19 November 2017.

External linksEdit