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

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#2 Filip Kubiridzak (G) 19 2003 6'2" 181 L
#33 Patrik Romancik (G) 28 1994 Skalica, SVK 6'2" 196 L 22/23
#51 Tomas Tomek (G) 34 1988 Skalica, SVK 6'2" 207 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#14 Dominik Hajas (D) 20 2002 Ilava, SVK 6'1" 183 L Junior
#11 Matus Krendzelak (D) 19 2003 5'11" 176 L
#21 Jan Nahalka (D) 23 1999 6'0" 183 R 22/23
#74 Marek Pacalaj (D) 28 1994 Martin, SVK 6'1" 203 R 22/23
#13 Jakub Pisoja (D) 23 1999 Povazska Bystrica, SVK 5'9" 196 R 22/23
#48 Jakub Pobezal (D) 20 2002 - - L
#82 David Ruzicka (D) 34 1988 6'4" 183 L 22/23
#4 Petr Sidlik (D) 28 1994 Jihlava, CZE 6'0" 201 L 22/23
#17 Adrián Sloboda (D) 26 1996 Skalica, SVK 6'0" 183 L 22/23
#32 Andrej Vojtech (D) 20 2002 6'0" 154 L
FORWARDS
#26 Patrik Becka (C) 25 1997 Bratislava, SVK 6'0" 194 L 22/23
#16 Martin Benko (RW) 18 2004 Topolcany, SVK 5'11" 183 R Junior
#7 Jakub Dubravik (LW/RW) 15 2007 Hereford, GBR 5'9" 165 L
#71 Tomas Dudas (C) 18 2004 Zilina, SVK 6'2" 216 L
#32 Samuel Greguss (F) 19 2003 Kosice, SVK 6'2" 187 L
#48 David Hajnik (LW/RW) 20 2002 Michalovce, SVK 6'1" 179 R
#96 Marco Halama (C) 26 1996 Zvolen, SVK 5'9" 176 L 22/23
#25 Marek Hovorka (C/RW) 38 1984 Dubnica nad Vahom, SVK 5'10" 181 R 22/23
#98 Jakub Jakubik (C) 24 1998 Ilava, SVK 6'0" 187 L 22/23
#83 Michal Kluka (LW/C) 30 1992 5'10" 165 L 22/23
#8 Patrik Koys (RW/LW) 27 1995 Ilava, SVK 5'9" 170 L 22/23
#23 Samuel Krajc (RW/LW) 20 2002 Martin, SVK 6'2" 201 R 22/23
#78 Simon Lopusan (RW) 20 2002 Zilina, SVK 6'2" 181 R Junior
#43 Matej Macek (RW) 24 1998 6'1" 183 L 22/23
#11 Peter Melcher (RW/LW) 21 2001 Svitavy, CZE 5'10" 172 L 22/23
#55 Bruno Mraz (C/W) 29 1993 Bratislava, SVK 5'10" 192 R 22/23
#10 Samuel Rehák (C) 20 2002 Zilina, SVK 6'1" 183 R 22/23
#89
Skate Skalde (C) 19 2003 Orlando, FL, USA 6'1" 170 R 21/22
#32 Andrej Stefanik (RW) 18 2004 5'11" 181 L
#32 Marek Synak (F) 19 2003 Zilina, SVK 6'0" 157 R
#94 Jozef Tibenský (C/LW) 28 1994 Bratislava, SVK 5'10" 194 L 22/23
Jakub Uram (C) 22 2000 Nitra, SVK 6'2" 187 L 22/23
#73 Robert Varga (LW) 27 1995 Bratislava, SVK 5'11" 181 L 22/23
Position: G: 3, D: 10, F: 23 | Av Age: 23.58 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 184 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 33 players
2 players
1 player
Experience Vlci Zilina: 1 388 GP
WC: 9 GP
OG: 4 GP
KHL: 34 GP
Czechia: 839 GP
Affiliated Team(s) MsHKM Zilina U16 (Slovakia U16)
MsHKM Zilina U18 (Slovakia U18)
MsHKM 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
12/06/2022
12/06/2022 Confirmed Leaving Sebastian Hudec (D) Leaving for AZ Havířov
11/08/2022
11/08/2022 Confirmed Joining Peter Melcher (F) Joining from HC Presov
10/31/2022
10/31/2022 Confirmed Joining Róbert Varga (F) Joining from HK Nitra
08/30/2022
08/30/2022 Confirmed Joining Bruno Mráz (F) Joining from HK Dukla Michalovce
08/02/2022
08/02/2022 Confirmed Joining Patrik Romancik (G) Joining from Nice
07/25/2022
07/25/2022 Confirmed Leaving Igor Safaraleyev (F) Leaving for HC 19 Humenne
07/22/2022
07/22/2022 Confirmed Leaving Ondrej Mikula (F) Leaving for HK Spartak Dubnica
07/19/2022
07/19/2022 Confirmed Joining Marek Pacalaj (D) Joining from HK Martin
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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
1993-1994 Slovakia2 36 12 4 20 - - 116 158 28 0.78 9 -
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 23 12 - 7 4 0 85 60 44 1.91 3 -
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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. Marian Pazitka (F) 2022-2023 Hinton Timberwolves CAJHL 18 33 41 74 6
2. Martin Podesva (F) 2022-2023 VfE Ulm/Neu-Ulm Germany4 17 15 20 35 4
3. Igor Safaraleyev (F) 2022-2023 HC 19 Humenne Slovakia2 23 14 20 34 16
4. Stanislav Horanský (F) 2022-2023 EHC Olten SL 21 12 22 34 16
5. David Hrazdira (F) 2022-2023 HC Kufstein Austria3 11 15 15 30 10
6. Michel Miklik (F) 2022-2023 HK Gladiators Trnava Slovakia2 20 14 15 29 10
7. Jakub Ciger (F) 2022-2023 HK 95 Povazska Bystrica Slovakia2 23 9 20 29 37
8. Martin Lendak (D) 2022-2023 HC 19 Humenne Slovakia2 23 3 22 25 16
9. Simon Petras (F) 2022-2023 HK Dukla Trencin Slovakia 24 15 8 23 16
10. Stanislav Kuchkin (F) 2022-2023 Yunost Minsk Belarus 32 9 14 23 28
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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. Michal Beran (F) 246 75 107 182
5. Michal Hreus (F) 304 62 115 177
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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. Peter Huzevka (F) 415 80 115 195
3. Michal Hreus (F) 304 62 115 177
4. Richard Safarik (F) 313 89 108 197
5. Michal Beran (F) 246 75 107 182
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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. Robert Varga (F) 11 12 16 1.46
3. Ondrej Jurcik (F) 36 22 45 1.25
4. Bruno Mraz (F) 19 7 23 1.21
5. Jaroslav Markovic (F) 112 54 133 1.19
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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. Michal Beran (F) 2000-2001 Slovakia2 40 24 35 59 1.48 38
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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. Lukas Hvila (F) 2006-2007 Slovakia 34 7 6 13 0.38 131
5. Ales Jezek (D) 2015-2016 Slovakia 42 4 4 8 0.19 129
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 184 lbs 23.58
2021-2022 6'0" 186 lbs 26.37
2020-2021 6'1" 189 lbs 26.90
2019-2020 6'0" 185 lbs 23.94
2018-2019 6'0" 189 lbs 28.80
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