Slovenian Ice Hockey League

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Slovenian Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Founded1991
Founder Ice Hockey Federation of Slovenia
No. of teams8
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Most recent
champion(s)
HK Olimpija (1st title)
Most titles HDD Olimpija (15 titles)

The Slovenian Hockey League is the highest level ice hockey league in Slovenia. The championship phase is contested after the regular season to determine the national champion.

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History

Olimpija vs Slavija at Tivoli Hall in the 2012-13 Slovenian Hockey League season Ice hockey HDD Olimpija - HK Slavija 2013.jpg
Olimpija vs Slavija at Tivoli Hall in the 2012–13 Slovenian Hockey League season

The Slovenian Hockey League was firstly contested in the 1991–92 season, with the championship being held at the end as the play-offs. Over time, some Slovenian teams entered the Austrian Hockey League, and joined only for the play-offs. In the 2007–08 season there was an issue, as a Croatian team, Medveščak, qualified for the play-offs. As the Slovenian Champion could only be a team from Slovenia, they did not take part in the play-offs. The Slohokej League was established and played its first season in 2009–10, but was cancelled after the 2011–12 season.

Teams

TeamCityArenaFounded
2020–21 teams
Bled Flag of Slovenia.svg Bled Bled Ice Hall1999
Celje Flag of Slovenia.svg Celje Celje Ice Hall1998
HDD Jesenice Flag of Slovenia.svg Jesenice Podmežakla Hall 2014
Hidria Jesenice Flag of Slovenia.svg Jesenice Podmežakla Hall 1999
HK Olimpija Flag of Slovenia.svg Ljubljana Tivoli Hall 2004
Maribor Flag of Slovenia.svg Maribor Tabor Ice Hall1993
Slavija Junior Flag of Slovenia.svg Ljubljana Zalog Ice Hall2008
Triglav Kranj Flag of Slovenia.svg Kranj Zlato Polje Ice Hall1968
Former teams
Alfa Flag of Slovenia.svg Ljubljana Zalog Ice Hall2005
HDD Olimpija Flag of Slovenia.svg Ljubljana Tivoli Hall 1928
HK Jesenice Flag of Slovenia.svg Jesenice Podmežakla Hall 1948
Kranjska Gora Flag of Slovenia.svg Kranjska Gora Podmežakla Hall 1961
Slavija Flag of Slovenia.svg Ljubljana Zalog Ice Hall1964
Team Jesenice Flag of Slovenia.svg Jesenice Podmežakla Hall 2013
Tivoli Flag of Slovenia.svg Ljubljana Tivoli Hall N/A
Medveščak Zagreb Flag of Croatia.svg Zagreb Dom Sportova 1961
Medveščak Zagreb II Flag of Croatia.svg Zagreb Dvorana Velesajam 2003
Mladost Flag of Croatia.svg Zagreb Dvorana Velesajam 1946
Zagreb Flag of Croatia.svg Zagreb Dvorana Velesajam 1982
Red Star Flag of Serbia.svg Belgrade Pionir Ice Hall 1946

Winners

ClubTitlesYears won
HDD Olimpija
15
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
HK Jesenice
9
1992, 1993, 1994, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
HDD Jesenice [lower-alpha 1]
3
2015, 2017, 2018
HK Olimpija [lower-alpha 2]
1
2019
  1. Established as a new club after HK Jesenice folded in 2012 due to bankruptcy.
  2. Established as a new club after HDD Olimpija folded in 2017 due to bankruptcy.

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