|Founder||Ice Hockey Federation of Slovenia|
|No. of teams||8|
|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.
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.
|Bled||Bled||Bled Ice Hall||1999|
|Celje||Celje||Celje Ice Hall||1998|
|HDD Jesenice||Jesenice||Podmežakla Hall||2014|
|Hidria Jesenice||Jesenice||Podmežakla Hall||1999|
|HK Olimpija||Ljubljana||Tivoli Hall||2004|
|Maribor||Maribor||Tabor Ice Hall||1993|
|Slavija Junior||Ljubljana||Zalog Ice Hall||2008|
|Triglav Kranj||Kranj||Zlato Polje Ice Hall||1968|
|Alfa||Ljubljana||Zalog Ice Hall||2005|
|HDD Olimpija||Ljubljana||Tivoli Hall||1928|
|HK Jesenice||Jesenice||Podmežakla Hall||1948|
|Kranjska Gora||Kranjska Gora||Podmežakla Hall||1961|
|Slavija||Ljubljana||Zalog Ice Hall||1964|
|Team Jesenice||Jesenice||Podmežakla Hall||2013|
|Medveščak Zagreb||Zagreb||Dom Sportova||1961|
|Medveščak Zagreb II||Zagreb||Dvorana Velesajam||2003|
|Red Star||Belgrade||Pionir Ice Hall||1946|
|HDD Olimpija||1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016|
|HK Jesenice||1992, 1993, 1994, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011|
|HDD Jesenice||2015, 2017, 2018|
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