2020–21 Czech Extraliga season

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2020–21 Czech Extraliga season
League Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Extraliga
Sport Ice hockey
Duration
  • September 2020 – March 2021
  • (Regular season)
Number of games52
Number of teams14
Regular Season
Presidential Cup Sparta Praha
Top scorer
Playoffs
Finals
Champions HC Oceláři Třinec
  Runners-up HC Bílí Tygři Liberec
Czech Extraliga seasons
  2019–20
2021–22 

The 2020–21 Czech Extraliga season is the 28th season of the Czech Extraliga since its creation after the breakup of Czechoslovakia and the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League in 1993. [1]

Contents

Regular season

Standings

Each team played 52 games, playing each of the other thirteen teams four times. Points were awarded for each game, where three points were awarded for winning in regulation time, two points for winning in overtime or shootout, one point for losing in overtime or shootout, and zero points for losing in regulation time. At the end of the regular season, the team that finished with the most points was crowned the league champion.

PosTeamPldWOTWOTLLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Sparta Praha 52323611194116+78108Qualification to Quarter-finals
2 Třinec 52314512187130+57106
3 Mladá Boleslav 52266713167126+4197
4 Liberec 52248515152118+3493
5 Plzeň 52246715170128+4291Qualification to
Wild card round
6 Mountfield HK 52264319144127+1789
7 Pardubice 52217420141146581
8 Vítkovice 522046221301421274
9 Kometa Brno 52195622144152873
10 Karlovy Vary 521786211451763173
11 Litvínov 521785221331461372
12 Olomouc 521465271051565159
13 Zlín 521134341081787043
14 České Budějovice 52647351282077933
Source: Tipsport Extraliga
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points.

Playoffs

Twelve teams qualify for the playoffs: the top four teams in the regular season have a bye to the quarterfinals, while teams ranked fifth to twelfth meet each other (5 versus 12, 6 versus 11, 7 versus 10, 8 versus 9) in a preliminary playoff round.

Bracket

 Wild-card round (best-of-5)Quarter-finals (best-of-7)Semi-finals (best-of-7)Finals (best-of-7)
                   
 2 Třinec 4 
9 Kometa Brno 0 
8 Vítkovice 2  2 Třinec 4 
9 Kometa Brno 3   3 Mladá Boleslav 3 
3 Mladá Boleslav 4
   
 7 Pardubice 3  7 Pardubice 0 
10 Karlovy Vary 1 (Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round) 2 Třinec 4
 4 Liberec 1
 1 Sparta Praha 4 
12 Olomouc 0 
5 Plzeň 0  1 Sparta Praha 3
12 Olomouc 3   4 Liberec 4 
4 Liberec 4
  
 6 Mountfield HK 3  6 Mountfield HK 0 
 11 Litvínov 0 

Wild card round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Finals

18 April 2021
18:00
Třinec 6–2
(3–0, 3–2, 0–0)
score in the series: 1–0
Liberec Werk Arena, Třinec
19 April 2021
17:00
Třinec 3–1
(0–0, 2–0, 1–1)
score in the series: 2–0
Liberec Werk Arena, Třinec
22 April 2021
18:30
Liberec 3–0
(2–0, 0–0, 1–0)
score in the series: 1–2
Třinec Home Credit Arena, Liberec
23 April 2021
17:00
Liberec 0–1 OT
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
score in the series: 1–3
Třinec Home Credit Arena, Liberec
26 April 2021
17:00
Třinec 3–0
(0–0, 1–0, 2–0)
score in the series: 4–1
Liberec Werk Arena, Třinec

Třinec wins the finals 4–1.

Final rankings

Gold medal icon.svg Třinec
Silver medal icon.svg Liberec
Bronze medal icon.svg Sparta Praha
4 Mladá Boleslav
5 Mountfield HK
6 Pardubice
7 Kometa Brno
8 Olomouc
9 Plzeň
10 Vítkovice
11 Karlovy Vary
12 Litvínov
13 Zlín
14 České Budějovice

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References

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