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Team Facts
Plays in Slovenská hokejová liga Full name Vlci Žilina Team colours Smaragd Green + Emerald Green Town Žilina, SVK Founded 1925

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#61 Julius Adamik (G) 19 2004 5'11" 176 L Junior
#29 Andrej Kosaristan (G) 30 1993 Dolny Kubin, SVK 6'1" 181 L 23/24
#61 Filip Kubiridzak (G) 20 2003 6'2" 181 L
#31 Michal Valent (G) 37 1986 Martin, SVK 6'2" 231 L 23/24
#61 Simon Zille (G) 18 2005 Trnava, SVK 6'0" 165 L
DEFENSEMEN
#4 Denis Bakala (D) 21 2002 Martin, SVK 6'3" 198 L
#32 Kirill Dyakov (D) 30 1993 Nizhny Tagil, RUS 6'2" 209 L
#14 Matus Holenda (D) 28 1995 Trencin, SVK 5'10" 165 L
#5 Eduards Hugo Jansons (D) 26 1997 Riga, LAT 6'2" 187 R 23/24
#4 Daniel Kolar (D) 31 1992 Praha, CZE 6'4" 214 L 23/24
#71 Lubomir Malina (D) 32 1991 Kezmarok, SVK 6'2" 187 L 23/24
#13 Jakub Pisoja (D) 25 1999 Povazska Bystrica, SVK 5'9" 196 R 23/24
#7 Jakub Pobezal (D) 21 2002 - - L
#81 Erik Rajnoha (D) 25 1998 Trencin, SVK 6'0" 187 L 23/24
#14 Marko Varga (D) 17 2006 Lucenec, SVK 6'4" 207 R
#19 Viliam Zajko (D) 18 2005 6'0" 179 L
FORWARDS
#83 Martin Bellus (RW) 32 1991 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'3" 216 R 23/24
#22 Martin Benko (RW) 20 2004 Topolcany, SVK 5'11" 183 R Junior
#12 Simon Betak (RW/LW) 28 1995 6'1" 203 L 23/24
#93 Juraj Bezuch (C/LW) 30 1993 Skalica, SVK 5'10" 181 L 23/24
#15 Jakub Dubravik (LW/RW) 16 2007 Hereford, GBR 5'10" 172 L
#20 Peter Galambos (C/LW)   “C” 34 1989 Martin, SVK 6'3" 198 L 23/24
#96 Marco Halama (C) 28 1996 Zvolen, SVK 5'9" 176 L 23/24
#38 Martin Jakúbek (RW/LW) 31 1992 Ilava, SVK 6'0" 201 L
#98 Jakub Jakubik (C) 25 1998 Ilava, SVK 6'0" 187 L 23/24
#18 Michal Juscak (C) 24 1999 Bratislava, SVK 5'11" 196 R 23/24
#8 Patrik Koys (RW/LW)   “A” 28 1995 Ilava, SVK 5'9" 170 L 23/24
#15 Dario Lass (LW/RW) 17 2006 Martin, SVK 6'0" 192 L Junior
#88 Simon Lopusan (RW) 21 2002 Zilina, SVK 6'2" 181 R 23/24
#11 Peter Melcher (RW/LW) 22 2001 Svitavy, CZE 5'10" 172 L 23/24
#19 Markus Michalik (C/LW) 21 2002 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 6'0" 161 L
#55 Bruno Mraz (C/W) 30 1993 Bratislava, SVK 5'10" 192 R 23/24
#19 Peter Palaj (C) 18 2005 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 6'1" 165 L 23/24
#91 Lukas Paukovcek (C) 33 1990 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 6'1" 201 L 23/24
#10 Samuel Rehák (C) 21 2002 Zilina, SVK 6'1" 183 R 23/24
#89 Igor Safaraleyev (LW) 29 1994 Salekhard, RUS 5'9" 185 L 23/24
#28 Sebastian Smida (C) 25 1998 Skalica, SVK 5'11" 176 R
#32 Andrej Stefanik (RW) 19 2004 6'0" 181 L
#3 Marek Synak (F) 20 2003 Zilina, SVK 6'1" 183 R
#73 Robert Varga (LW)   “A” 28 1995 Bratislava, SVK 5'11" 181 L 23/24
Position: G: 5, D: 11, F: 24 | Av Age: 24.95 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 187 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 36 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Vlci Zilina: 1 868 GP
KHL: 296 GP
Czechia: 260 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Vlci Zilina U16 (Slovakia U16)
Vlci Zilina U18 (Slovakia U18)
Vlci Zilina U20 (Slovakia U20)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Garmin Arena Location Zilina Capacity 4 330 Construction Year 1945
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/16/2024
02/16/2024 Loan Joining Martin Jakúbek (F) Joining from MSK Ziar nad Hronom
01/24/2024
01/24/2024 Loan Leaving Marek Pacalaj (D) Leaving for HC 19 Humenne
01/24/2024 Loan Joining Kirill Dyakov (D) Joining from HC 19 Humenne
01/19/2024
01/19/2024 Confirmed Joining Daniel Kolar (D) Joining from HC Dukla Jihlava
01/02/2024
01/02/2024 Loan Leaving Martin Bellus (F) Leaving for HK Poprad
12/12/2023
12/12/2023 Confirmed Leaving Petr Ulrych (D) Leaving for Piráti Chomutov
11/23/2023
11/23/2023 Loan Joining Matus Holenda (D) Joining from HC Banska Bystrica
09/12/2023
09/12/2023 Confirmed Joining Lubomir Malina (D) Joining from HK Spisska Nova Ves
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
MsHK Zilina
1994-1995 Slovakia2 44 18 8 18 - - 167 177 44 1.00 6 -
1995-1996 Slovakia2 44 19 8 17 - - 156 143 46 1.05 5 -
1996-1997 Slovakia2 34 12 5 17 - - 110 124 29 0.85 8 -
1997-1998 Slovakia2 44 11 7 22 - - 138 163 37 0.84 9 -
1998-1999 Slovakia2 20 12 5 3 - - 80 52 29 1.45 2 -
1999-2000 Slovakia2 44 25 6 13 - - 176 136 56 1.27 5 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 Slovakia2 40 34 3 3 - - 223 65 71 1.78 1 Champion | Promoted
2001-2002 Slovakia 54 16 4 25 3 6 119 158 48 0.89 8 Quarterfinal loss
2002-2003 Slovakia 54 19 6 27 0 2 147 159 63 1.17 8 Quarterfinal loss
2003-2004 Slovakia 54 18 14 21 0 1 117 124 68 1.26 5 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 Slovakia 54 23 4 24 3 0 148 138 79 1.46 6 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 Slovakia 54 24 8 21 0 1 136 122 80 1.48 6 Champion
2006-2007 Slovakia 54 11 - 34 2 7 121 191 37 0.69 10 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 Slovakia 54 17 - 29 3 5 147 174 57 1.06 8 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 Slovakia 46 12 - 25 3 6 126 163 48 1.04 11 Saved in relegation
2009-2010 Slovakia 47 12 - 23 8 4 126 158 56 1.19 10 Saved in play-out
2010-2011 Slovakia 57 14 - 36 6 1 127 186 55 0.96 10 Saved in relegation
2011-2012 Slovakia 55 20 - 24 6 5 138 164 77 1.40 6 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 Slovakia 56 13 - 32 3 8 135 194 53 0.95 9 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 Slovakia 56 16 - 32 4 4 145 204 60 1.07 10 Saved in relegation
2014-2015 Slovakia 56 12 - 35 2 7 128 184 47 0.84 10 Saved in relegation
2015-2016 Slovakia 50 18 - 22 4 6 117 138 68 1.36 7 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 Slovakia 56 23 - 19 7 7 175 158 90 1.61 4 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 Slovakia 56 19 - 27 4 6 146 164 71 1.27 7 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Slovakia 57 11 - 34 7 5 151 222 52 0.91 12 Relegated
2019-2020 Slovakia2 37 17 - 20 3 3 107 116 51 1.38 7 -
Vlci Zilina
2020-2021 Slovakia2 38 33 - 5 2 1 183 66 98 2.58 1 Final loss
2021-2022 Slovakia2 45 34 - 2 4 5 188 76 115 2.56 1 Champion
2022-2023 Slovakia2 46 25 - 10 8 3 181 113 94 2.04 1 Final loss
2023-2024 Slovakia2 43 34 - 3 6 0 192 71 114 2.65 1
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2006-2007 ECC 2 1 - 1 0 0 4 9 3 1.50 2 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Emil Svec (F) 2023-2024 Hull Seahawks NIHL 38 38 39 77 28
2. David Hrazdira (F) 2023-2024 HC Kufstein Austria3 19 23 26 49 0
3. Stanislav Kuchkin (F) 2023-2024 Yunost Minsk Belarus 51 26 20 46 24
4. Jakub Ciger (F) 2023-2024 HK 95 Povazska Bystrica Slovakia2 38 20 20 40 22
5. Vladimir Vybiral (F) 2023-2024 HK Skalica Slovakia2 40 20 19 39 2
6. Martin Podesva (F) 2023-2024 VfE Ulm/Neu-Ulm Germany4 24 18 20 38 34
7. Stanislav Horanský (F) 2023-2024 EHC Olten SL 28 9 29 38 8
8. Michal Novák (D) 2023-2024 HC Topolcany Slovakia2 43 8 29 37 32
9. Roman Tománek (F) 2023-2024 HK 95 Povazska Bystrica Slovakia2 34 10 25 35 48
10. Martin Vozdecký (F) 2023-2024 EHC Wetzikon II SwissDiv3 14 12 22 34 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Krajci (F) 468 129 160 289
2. Richard Safarik (F) 313 89 108 197
3. Peter Huzevka (F) 415 80 115 195
4. Patrik Koys (F) 161 63 122 185
5. Michal Beran (F) 246 75 107 182
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Krajci (F) 468 129 160 289
2. Martin Chlapik (F) 209 93 59 152
3. Richard Safarik (F) 313 89 108 197
4. Peter Huzevka (F) 415 80 115 195
5. Michal Beran (F) 246 75 107 182
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Krajci (F) 468 129 160 289
2. Patrik Koys (F) 161 63 122 185
3. Peter Huzevka (F) 415 80 115 195
4. Michal Hreus (F) 304 62 115 177
5. Richard Safarik (F) 313 89 108 197
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Robert Krajci (F) 468 129 289 809
2. Miroslav Lazo (F) 143 45 98 482
3. Dalibor Kusovsky (D) 426 27 114 393
4. Jan Dlouhý (D) 367 24 114 379
5. Martin Galik (F) 297 58 144 351
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Krajci (F) 468 129 160 289
2. Dalibor Kusovsky (D) 426 27 87 114
3. Peter Huzevka (F) 415 80 115 195
4. Jan Dlouhý (D) 367 24 90 114
5. Matej Valasek (F) 352 21 49 70
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Skate Skalde (F) 1 1 2 2.00
2. Juraj Bezuch (F) 30 20 39 1.30
3. Robert Varga (F) 75 56 97 1.29
4. Ondrej Jurcik (F) 36 22 45 1.25
5. Peter Galambos (F) 40 17 48 1.20
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Simon Petras (F) 2021-2022 Slovakia2 45 33 29 62 1.38 28
2. Jaroslav Markovic (F) 2019-2020 Slovakia2 46 29 31 60 1.30 24
3. Marek Hovorka (F) 2016-2017 Slovakia 53 23 37 60 1.13 64
4. Michal Beran (F) 2000-2001 Slovakia2 40 24 35 59 1.48 38
5. Peter Klouda (F) 2008-2009 Slovakia 55 11 45 56 1.02 86
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Zdenek Mraz (F) 1982-1983 Czechia2 - 40 0 40 - -
2. Roman Tomas (F) 2013-2014 Slovakia 44 37 13 50 1.14 60
3. Simon Petras (F) 2021-2022 Slovakia2 45 33 29 62 1.38 28
4. Martin Chlapik (F) 1995-1996 Slovakia2 45 31 15 46 1.02 62
5. Jaroslav Markovic (F) 2019-2020 Slovakia2 46 29 31 60 1.30 24
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Peter Klouda (F) 2008-2009 Slovakia 55 11 45 56 1.02 86
2. Peter Klouda (F) 2013-2014 Slovakia 56 11 39 50 0.89 32
3. Richard Safarik (F) 2000-2001 Slovakia2 39 11 38 49 1.26 12
4. Marek Hovorka (F) 2016-2017 Slovakia 53 23 37 60 1.13 64
5. Bruno Mraz (F) 2022-2023 Slovakia2 39 14 36 50 1.28 26
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Miroslav Lazo (F) 2001-2002 Slovakia 48 13 9 22 0.46 158
2. Robert Krajci (F) 2006-2007 Slovakia 39 21 16 37 0.95 152
3. Miroslav Lazo (F) 2004-2005 Slovakia 40 12 20 32 0.80 144
4. Marek Pacalaj (D) 2023-2024 Slovakia2 32 2 13 15 0.47 131
5. Lukas Hvila (F) 2006-2007 Slovakia 34 7 6 13 0.38 131
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 6'0" 187 lbs 24.95
2022-2023 6'0" 188 lbs 25.09
2021-2022 6'0" 187 lbs 25.90
2020-2021 6'1" 189 lbs 26.10
2019-2020 6'0" 185 lbs 23.33
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