Team Facts
Plays in Tipos Extraliga Full name HK Grotto Spi Town Spišská Nová Ves, SVK Founded 1934

2019-2020 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#33 Matus Nagy (G) 26 1997 Bratislava, SVK 6'0" 170 L
#33 Kamil Paciga (G) 22 2000 Spisska Bela, SVK 5'8" 170 L
#88 Eugen Rabcan (G) 21 2001 Levoca, SVK 6'3" 196 R
#33
Vilim Rosandic (G) 26 1996 Zagreb, CRO 5'11" 172 L
#29 Matej Simo (G) 23 1999 Piestany, SVK 5'10" 152 L
#29 Filip Surak (G) 27 1996 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'0" 187 L
DEFENSEMEN
#14 Stephen Alvo (D) 26 1996 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#81 Daniil Arefyev (D) 28 1994 Omsk, RUS 5'9" 192 R
#81 Martin Bdzoch (D) 25 1997 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'0" 190 L
#61 David Boldizar (D) 24 1999 Kosice, SVK 5'11" 181 L
#87 Tomas Bozon (D) 22 2000 Poprad, SVK 5'8" 159 L
#21 Boris Cesanek (D) 22 2000 Kezmarok, SVK 6'1" 205 L
#77 Matus Chovan (D/F)   “A” 30 1992 Kosice, SVK 6'2" 190 L
#6 Martin Chovanec (D) 23 1999 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'0" 194 R
#13 Jakub Cibak (D) 24 1998 Kosice, SVK 6'0" 183 L
#27 Stefan Fabian (D)   “A” 41 1981 Kosice, SVK 5'9" 190 R
#13 Matej Grec (D) 20 2002 Trnava, SVK 6'0" 172 L
#72 Martin Knizka (D) 21 2001 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'2" 201 R
#81 Rasmus Knudsen (D) 30 1993 Herning, DEN 6'1" 209 L
#52 Filip Manak (D) 23 1999 6'3" 243 L
#21 Christian Michalcin (D) 26 1996 Kosice, SVK 6'0" 172 R
#19 Peter Ordzovenský (D) 37 1985 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'10" 190 L
#21 Matej Petrek (D) 21 2001 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK - - -
#6 David Romanak (D) 23 1999 Poprad, SVK 6'3" 209 L
#27 Martin Semanak (D) 22 2000 Kezmarok, SVK 6'1" 198 L
#44 David Stefanik (D) 24 1998 Nove Zamky, SVK - - -
#18 Miroslav Vantroba (D) 43 1979 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'2" 187 R
FORWARDS
#16 Martin Baca (RW) 21 2001 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK - - -
#52 Georgi Badalyan (F) 27 1995 Grachyovka, RUS 5'7" 203 R
#18 Samuel Dzerenga (C) 21 2001 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'11" 176 L
#87 Jakub Dzivjak (RW) 21 2001 Poprad, SVK 5'9" 143 L
#25 Michal Findura (RW) 38 1984 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'5" 152 R
#81 Patrik Fric (C/LW) 22 2000 Gelnica, SVK 5'9" 165 L
#24 Ervin Halasz (C) 26 1996 Kosice, SVK 5'8" 132 R
#16 Lukas Hamracek (RW) 27 1995 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'11" 187 R
#10 Matus Havrila (C) 23 1999 Kosice, SVK 5'11" 196 L
#28 Samuel Hrabcak (F/D) 22 2000 Sabinov, SVK 6'0" 176 L
#17 Martin Jakúbek (RW/LW) 30 1992 Ilava, SVK 6'0" 201 L
#8 Frantisek Koky (LW) 37 1985 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'9" 176 R
#28 Martin Krajnak (C) 26 1996 Presov, SVK 6'1" 192 L
#21 Michal Králik (F) 24 1999 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 5'8" 165 R
#55 Jakub Köver (RW) 23 1999 Kosice, SVK 5'9" 163 R
#77 Tomas Ludanyi (C) 21 2001 Levoca, SVK - - -
#16 Adam Matej (LW/RW) 23 1999 Kosice, SVK 5'11" 183 L
#21 Jakub Nespala (RW) 22 2000 Poprad, SVK 5'10" 168 L
#87 Ivan Novák (LW) 21 2001 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'2" 198 L
#96 Lukas Novak (RW/C) 36 1986 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'10" 165 R
#16 Miroslav Olejnik (C/W) 26 1996 Poprad, SVK 5'11" 190 L
#17 Marko Ondov (RW) 25 1997 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'4" 132 -
#21 Samuel Pavlik (LW) 23 1999 Kosice, SVK 6'1" 172 R
#10 Edmund Piacka (RW/C) 30 1992 Zlate Moravce, SVK 5'11" 165 R
#19 Adam Polomsky (RW) 26 1997 Trnava, SVK 5'10" 170 L
#43 Richard Rapac (RW) 35 1987 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'1" 187 L
#81
Martin Saluga (LW) 40 1982 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'0" 187 L
#13 Jakub Slivka (LW) 22 2001 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'8" 161 R
#22 Rene Strauch (LW) 26 1996 5'9" 163 L
#10 Timotej Tomala (LW) 19 2003 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'2" 181 L
#44 Damian Tyczynski (C) 23 2000 Krynica, POL 5'11" 168 L
#28 Rastislav Vaclav (RW/C) 25 1998 Kezmarok, SVK 5'10" 179 R
#23 Lukas Vartovnik (C)   “C” 33 1989 Gelnica, SVK 6'0" 185 L
#28 Gabriel Veres (C) 24 1999 Trebisov, SVK 6'2" 165 L
#13 Dmitri Vorobyov (LW) 28 1994 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'2" 194 R
Position: G: 4, D: 15, F: 20 | Av Age: 23.49 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 181 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
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Nationalities 54 players
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Experience HK Spisska Nova Ves: 4 567 GP
KHL: 17 GP
Czechia: 123 GP
Affiliated Team(s) HC Spisska Nová Ves (Slovakia (W))
HK Spisska Nova Ves U16 (Slovakia U16)
HK Spisska Nova Ves U18 (Slovakia U18)
HK Spisska Nova Ves U20 (Slovakia U20 2)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Spis Arena Location Spišská Nová Ves, SVK Capacity 6 500 Construction Year 1982
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/01/2023
02/01/2023 Loan Leaving Boris Cesanek (D) Leaving for VHK Vsetín
01/26/2023
01/26/2023 Confirmed Joining Juraj Valach (D) Joining from HC Slovan Bratislava
01/24/2023
01/24/2023 Confirmed Joining Martin Bellus (F) Joining from HC Dynamo Pardubice B
01/12/2023
01/12/2023 Confirmed Leaving Matic Podlipnik (D) Leaving for HK Poprad
01/09/2023
01/09/2023 Extension Anthony Nellis (F)
01/06/2023
01/06/2023 Confirmed Joining Robert Dzugan (F) Joining from HC Presov
01/06/2023 Confirmed Leaving Dante Salituro (F) Leaving for HC Presov
01/06/2023 Confirmed Leaving Daniel V. Tkac (F) Leaving for HC Presov
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 Slovakia 36 11 8 17 - - 94 122 30 0.83 7 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 Slovakia 36 7 5 24 - - 83 145 28 0.78 10 Relegated
1995-1996 Slovakia2 44 29 6 9 - - 198 114 64 1.45 1 Champion | Promoted
1996-1997 Slovakia 36 12 4 20 - - 111 140 28 0.78 7 Saved in relegation
1997-1998 Slovakia 36 10 6 20 - - 93 121 26 0.72 8 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 Slovakia 22 8 3 11 - - 62 77 19 0.86 8 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 Slovakia 56 9 7 40 - - 114 212 25 0.45 8 Relegated
2000-2001 Slovakia2 40 20 5 15 - - 132 113 45 1.13 4 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 Slovakia2 40 33 2 5 - - 217 86 68 1.70 1 Champion | Promoted
2002-2003 Slovakia 54 4 5 44 1 0 86 241 19 0.35 10 Relegated
2003-2004 Slovakia2 40 18 - 16 1 5 121 126 61 1.53 6 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 Slovakia2 44 21 - 21 1 1 146 145 66 1.50 7 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 Slovakia2 44 21 - 14 7 2 158 139 79 1.80 3 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 Slovakia2 44 36 - 5 1 2 212 81 112 2.55 1 Final loss
2007-2008 Slovakia2 42 28 - 7 5 2 172 80 96 2.29 1 Final loss
2008-2009 Slovakia2 44 32 - 7 5 0 195 73 106 2.41 1 Champion | Promoted
2009-2010 Slovakia 47 13 - 27 2 5 125 168 48 1.02 11 Relegated
2010-2011 Slovakia2 38 24 - 10 3 1 147 106 79 2.08 3 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 Slovakia2 38 19 - 15 3 1 134 105 64 1.68 4 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 Slovakia2 45 27 - 13 2 3 169 105 88 1.96 4 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Slovakia2 44 19 - 19 3 3 141 140 66 1.50 8 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Slovakia2 40 26 - 7 5 2 164 105 90 2.25 1 Final loss
2015-2016 Slovakia2 41 11 - 24 3 3 123 179 42 1.02 9 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 Slovakia2 49 22 - 22 2 3 154 154 73 1.49 6 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Slovakia2 46 11 - 25 3 7 138 193 46 1.00 7 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Slovakia2 45 18 - 20 3 4 144 151 61 1.36 8 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 Slovakia2 47 23 - 24 3 4 156 154 70 1.49 5 -
2020-2021 Slovakia2 38 25 - 13 4 2 120 99 73 1.92 3 Champion | Promoted
2021-2022 Slovakia 50 19 - 21 3 7 131 137 70 1.40 7 Qualification loss
2022-2023 Slovakia 41 18 - 13 2 8 117 114 66 1.61 4 -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Frantisek Koky (F) 391 146 168 314
2. Michal Findura (F) 430 132 162 294
3. Lukas Novak (F) 273 128 147 275
4. Matej Gilak (F) 291 121 110 231
5. Lukas Vartovnik (F) 345 91 139 230
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Frantisek Koky (F) 391 146 168 314
2. Michal Findura (F) 430 132 162 294
3. Lukas Novak (F) 273 128 147 275
4. Matej Gilak (F) 291 121 110 231
5. Richard Smotrila (F) 234 104 113 217
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Frantisek Koky (F) 391 146 168 314
2. Michal Findura (F) 430 132 162 294
3. Lukas Novak (F) 273 128 147 275
4. Lukas Vartovnik (F) 345 91 139 230
5. Pavol Gurcik (D) 276 35 128 163
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Pavol Gurcik (D) 276 35 163 675
2. Lukas Novak (F) 273 128 275 554
3. Pavol Hruby (F) 282 51 140 423
4. Michal Findura (F) 430 132 294 339
5. Pavol Fedor (F) 270 86 185 332
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michal Findura (F) 430 132 162 294
2. Frantisek Koky (F) 391 146 168 314
3. Lukas Vartovnik (F) 345 91 139 230
4. Peter Ordzovenský (D) 334 37 106 143
5. Matej Gilak (F) 291 121 110 231
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Miloslav Jachym (D) 1 0 3 3.00
2. Richard Jasovsky (F) 14 10 20 1.43
3. Matej Palocko (F) 5 3 7 1.40
4. Miroslav Stolc (F) 40 23 54 1.35
5. Matus Palocko (F) 6 5 8 1.33
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Juraj Majdan (F) 2022-2023 Slovakia 66 24 40 64 0.97 40
2. Kale Kerbashian (F) 2022-2023 Slovakia 72 30 30 60 0.83 16
3. Lukas Novak (F) 2019-2020 Slovakia2 44 29 29 58 1.32 138
4. Lukas Vartovnik (F) 2019-2020 Slovakia2 48 21 36 57 1.19 20
5. Vladimir Svitek (F) 1996-1997 Slovakia 45 29 25 54 1.20 26
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Matej Gilak (F) 2022-2023 Slovakia 80 36 16 52 0.65 28
2. Kale Kerbashian (F) 2022-2023 Slovakia 72 30 30 60 0.83 16
3. Lukas Novak (F) 2019-2020 Slovakia2 44 29 29 58 1.32 138
4. Vladimir Svitek (F) 1996-1997 Slovakia 45 29 25 54 1.20 26
5. Frantisek Koky (F) 2006-2007 Slovakia2 43 28 13 41 0.95 22
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Juraj Majdan (F) 2022-2023 Slovakia 66 24 40 64 0.97 40
2. Lukas Vartovnik (F) 2019-2020 Slovakia2 48 21 36 57 1.19 20
3. Anton Petruk (D) 2006-2007 Slovakia2 42 6 36 42 1.00 36
4. Pavol Gurcik (D) 2014-2015 Slovakia2 42 10 35 45 1.07 92
5. Jakub Lesnak (F) 2016-2017 Slovakia2 49 16 34 50 1.02 28
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Lukas Bambuch (D) 2002-2003 Slovakia 48 4 5 9 0.19 193
2. Arvin Atwal (D) 2021-2022 Slovakia 39 3 22 25 0.64 159
3. Matt Petgrave (D) 2021-2022 Slovakia 34 9 20 29 0.85 145
4. Lukas Novak (F) 2019-2020 Slovakia2 44 29 29 58 1.32 138
5. Pavol Gurcik (D) 2013-2014 Slovakia2 41 5 14 19 0.46 135
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 187 lbs 27.13
2021-2022 6'0" 188 lbs 26.56
2020-2021 6'0" 189 lbs 27.31
2019-2020 5'11" 181 lbs 23.49
2018-2019 5'11" 176 lbs 22.76
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