2017–18 Czech Extraliga season

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2017–18 Czech Extraliga
League Czech Extraliga
Sport Ice hockey
Number of teams14
TV partner(s) Česká televize
Regular Season
Presidential Cup HC Plzeň
Top scorer Milan Gulaš (HC Plzeň)
Playoffs
Finals
Champions HC Kometa Brno
  Runners-up HC Oceláři Třinec
Czech Extraliga seasons

The 2017–18 Czech Extraliga season was the 25th season of the Czech Extraliga since its creation after the breakup of Czechoslovakia and the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League in 1993.

Contents

Regular season

Pl.TeamGPWOTWOTLLGoalsPts
1. HC Plzeň CHL5228798172:123107
2. Mountfield HK CHL52267712146:10199
3. HC Oceláři Třinec 52246814143:12292
4. HC Vítkovice Ridera 52264616157:11992
5. HC Kometa Brno 52236914148:12190
6. HC Dynamo Pardubice 52205621148:12176
7. HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 52189421132:13876
8. HC Olomouc 521610719129:13675
9. PSG Berani Zlín 52188422121:14074
10. HC Sparta Praha 52185722140:15071
11. Piráti Chomutov 521310920132:15568
12. BK Mladá Boleslav 52156823118:13965
13. HC Dukla Jihlava 52127726106:13957
14. HC Litvínov 52107629118:16850

Scoring leaders

List shows the ten best skaters based on the number of points during the regular season. If two or more skaters are tied (i.e. same number of points, goals and played games), all of the tied skaters are shown.

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GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

PlayerTeamGPGAPts+/–PIM
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Milan Gulaš HC Škoda Plzeň 48233861+2050
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tomáš Mertl HC Škoda Plzeň 50302757+1859
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Růžička HC Oceláři Třinec 49292554+442
Flag of Latvia.svg Roberts Bukarts PSG Berani Zlín 50212849+1556
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Erat HC Kometa Brno 49123446020
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Michal Vondrka Piráti Chomutov 52182543-620
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jaroslav Bednář Mountfield HK 46152742+1220
Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin Bakoš Bílí Tygři Liberec 52142640034
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Viktor Hübl HC Litvínov 45152439+634
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Rudolf Červený Mountfield HK 48211738+1954

Leading goaltenders

These are the leaders in GAA among goaltenders who played at least 40% of the team's minutes. The table is sorted by GAA, and the criteria for inclusion are bolded.

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GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

PlayerTeamGPTOIGASOSv%GAA
Flag of Slovakia.svg Patrik Rybár Mountfield HK 36207860793.191.73
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Šimon Hrubec HC Oceláři Třinec 44254686492.822.03
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Miroslav Svoboda HC Škoda Plzeň 47277097592.572.10
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Patrik Bartošák HC Vítkovice Ridera 47278198593.342.11
Flag of Slovakia.svg Marek Čiliak HC Kometa Brno 37224985691.602.27
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Roman Will Bílí Tygři Liberec 45253699691.292.34
Flag of Finland.svg Sami Aittokallio HC Sparta Praha 28158062191.832.35
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Ondřej Kacetl HC Dynamo Pardubice 41239898391.812.45
Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Maxwell BK Mladá Boleslav 38212687391.712.46
Flag of Slovakia.svg Branislav Konrád HC Olomouc 482841117790.532.47

Playoffs

Ten teams qualify for the playoffs. Teams 1–6 have a bye to the quarterfinals, while teams 7–10 meet each other in a preliminary playoff round.

Playoff bracket

In the first round the 7th-ranked team will meet the 10th-ranked team and the 8th-ranked team will meet the 9th-ranked team for a place in the second round. In the second round, the top-ranked team will meet the lowest-ranked winner of the first round, the 2nd-ranked team will face the other winner of the first round, the 3rd-ranked team will face the 6th-ranked team, and the 4th-ranked team will face the 5th-ranked team. In the third round, the highest remaining seed is matched against the lowest remaining seed. In each round the higher-seeded team is awarded home advantage. In the first round the meetings are played as best-of-five series and the rest is best-of-seven series that follows an alternating home team format: the higher-seeded team will play at home for games 1 and 2 (plus 5 and 7 if necessary), and the lower-seeded team will be at home for game 3 and 4 (plus 6 if necessary).

 Wild-card roundQuarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinals
                   
 1 HC Plzeň 4 
8 HC Olomouc 1 
7 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 3  1 HC Plzeň 1 
10 HC Sparta Praha 0  5 HC Kometa Brno 4 
2 Mountfield HK 4
 7 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 3 
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round) 5 HC Kometa Brno 4
 3 HC Oceláři Třinec 1
 3 HC Oceláři Třinec 4 
6 HC Dynamo Pardubice 3 
8 HC Olomouc 3  2 Mountfield HK 2
9 PSG Berani Zlín 1  3 HC Oceláři Třinec 4 
4 HC Vítkovice Ridera 0
 5 HC Kometa Brno 4 


Play-off final: HC Oceláři Třinec - HC Kometa Brno 1:4 (5:1, 2:3, 2:3, 2:5, 1:4). HC Kometa Brno has won its second Czech league title (and 13th overall title).

Relegation

PlaceTeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGAPts
1 HC Litvínov 125214272720
2 HC Karlovy Vary 124323302420
3 HC Dukla Jihlava 125124292519
4 HC Kladno 124017172713

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