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Plays in Tipos Extraliga Full name Hockey Club 05 Banská Bystrica Team colours Red + Black + White Town Banská Bystrica, SVK Founded 2005

2014-2015 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#20 Andreas Andersson (G) 43 1979 Falun, SWE 6'1" 192 L
#1 Mathieu Corbeil (G) 31 1991 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'6" 209 L
#29 Andrej Kosaristan (G) 29 1993 Dolny Kubin, SVK 6'1" 181 L
Vilim Rosandic (G) 26 1996 Zagreb, CRO 5'11" 172 L
#1 Josh Unice (G) 33 1989 Holland, OH, USA 6'1" 179 L
#20
Miika Wiikman (G) 38 1984 Mariestad, SWE 6'0" 176 L
DEFENSEMEN
#62 Lukas Bambuch (D) 41 1981 Brezno, SVK 6'6" 249 L
#28 Marek Biro (D) 34 1988 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'4" 225 L
#70 Vaclav Cizek (D) 33 1989 Buranovice, CZE 6'1" 194 L
#25 Colby Cohen (D) 33 1989 Villanova, PA, USA 6'3" 216 R
#71 Matej Cunik (D) 36 1987 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 5'11" 187 L
#24 Tomas Frolo (D) 41 1982 Povazska Bystrica, SVK 6'2" 205 L
#48 Daniel Gachulinec (D) 28 1994 Povazska Bystrica, SVK 5'11" 181 R
#40 Martin Gründling (D) 35 1987 Holic, SVK 6'2" 209 L
#54 Sacha Guimond (D) 31 1991 Ville-Marie, QC, CAN 6'3" 187 L
#10 Henrich Jabornik (D) 31 1991 Skalica, SVK 6'3" 194 R
#30 Dominik Jendrol (D) 28 1995 Trstena, SVK 6'0" 176 L
#3 Petr Kousalík (D) 31 1991 Brno, CZE 6'0" 179 L
#52 Patrik Luza (D) 28 1994 Bratislava, SVK 6'0" 194 R
#24 Kevin Montgomery (D) 34 1988 Rochester, NY, USA 6'1" 190 L
#54 Max Nicastro (D) 32 1990 Thousand Oaks, CA, USA 6'2" 190 R
#24 Theo Peckham (D) 35 1987 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN 6'2" 216 L
#77 Jakub Predajniansky (D) 29 1994 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'0" 192 R
#44
Mislav Rosandic (D) 28 1995 Zagreb, CRO 5'11" 198 L
FORWARDS
#61 Branislav Bendík (LW/RW) 33 1989 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'2" 220 L
#3 Austin Block (C) 33 1989 Denver, CO, USA 5'11" 185 R
#40 Rastislav Gaspar (C) 28 1994 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'3" 196 R
#81 Lukas Handlovsky (RW/LW) 36 1986 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'0" 185 R
#26 Michal Handzus (C) 45 1977 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'5" 216 L
#24 Radomir Heizer (C) 35 1987 Gelnica, SVK 6'1" 198 L
#33 Libor Hudacek (RW/C) 32 1990 Levoca, SVK 5'10" 176 R
#12 Michal Hudec (LW/C)   “C” 43 1979 Bratislava, SVK 5'10" 192 L
#8 Dominik Kadura (LW/RW) 31 1991 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 5'9" 187 L
#66 Petr Kafka (RW) 33 1989 Praha, CZE 6'1" 194 R
#23 Andrej Kudrna (RW/LW) 31 1991 Nove Zamky, SVK 6'2" 209 L
#19 Milan Kytnár (C) 33 1989 Topolcany, SVK 6'0" 183 L
#7 Patrik Lamper (LW/RW) 29 1993 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'0" 190 L
#71 Nick Larson (LW) 33 1989 Apple Valley, MN, USA 6'2" 207 R
#33 Mário Lunter (LW/RW) 28 1994 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'0" 194 L
#67 Peter Lunter (LW) 28 1994 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'0" 172 L
#21 Tomas Matousek (LW) 30 1992 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'3" 192 L
#65 Miroslav Preisinger (C) 32 1991 Bratislava, SVK 6'0" 185 L
#22 Mário Róth (RW) 28 1994 Banska Bystrica, SVK 5'7" 152 L
#80 Maros Surovy (LW/C) 26 1996 Brezno, SVK 6'1" 176 L
#43 Tomas Surovy (LW/C) 41 1981 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'1" 216 L
#88 Patrick White (C) 34 1989 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'1" 190 R
#14 Tomas Zigo (LW) 30 1992 Banska Bystrica, SVK 6'1" 192 L
Position: G: 2, D: 12, F: 20 | Av Age: 24.53 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 193 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 31 players
7 players
3 players
3 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience HC Banska Bystrica: 4 293 GP
NHL: 1 300 GP
WC: 207 GP
OG: 49 GP
SHL: 439 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 84 GP
Liiga: 232 GP
KHL: 987 GP
Czechia: 2 759 GP
AHL: 1 096 GP
Affiliated Team(s) HC Banska Bystrica U16 (Slovakia U16)
HC Banska Bystrica U18 (Slovakia U18)
HC Banska Bystrica U20 (Slovakia U20)
HK Brezno (Slovakia2)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Zimný štadión Banska Bystrica Location Banska Bystrica Capacity 2 841 Construction Year 1956
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/30/2023
01/30/2023 Confirmed Joining Jake Ryczek (D) Joining from Adirondack Thunder
01/30/2023 Doubtful Leaving Alex Tamasi (F) Leaving for Mountfield HK
01/23/2023
01/23/2023 Confirmed Leaving Robin Rahm (G) Leaving for KalPa
01/19/2023
01/19/2023 Confirmed Leaving Victor Björkung (D) Leaving for SønderjyskE
01/11/2023
01/11/2023 Confirmed Joining Jan Brejcak (D) Joining from Stavanger Oilers
01/10/2023
01/10/2023 Confirmed Leaving Ziga Pavlin (D) Leaving for HC Pustertal
12/05/2022
12/05/2022 Confirmed Joining Jakub Sedlacek (G) Joining from HC Olomouc
11/18/2022
11/18/2022 Confirmed Joining Patrick Watling (F) Joining from HC Kosice
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
SKI Banska Bystrica
1993-1994 Slovakia2 36 26 5 5 - - 179 73 57 1.58 2 -
1994-1995 Slovakia2 44 31 6 7 - - 218 78 68 1.55 1 Champion | Promoted
IZB Banska Bystrica
1995-1996 Slovakia 36 9 6 21 - - 80 124 24 0.67 9 Saved in relegation
1996-1997 Slovakia 36 6 6 24 - - 97 147 18 0.50 10 Relegated
1997-1998 Slovakia2 44 30 6 8 - - 153 93 66 1.50 1 Champion | Promoted
1998-1999 Slovakia 22 7 4 11 - - 55 75 18 0.82 9 Relegated
SaHK Banska Bystrica
1999-2000 Slovakia2 44 31 2 11 - - 234 108 64 1.45 2 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 Slovakia2 40 18 6 16 - - 153 122 42 1.05 5 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 Slovakia2 40 21 6 13 - - 163 123 48 1.20 4 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 Slovakia2 44 14 9 21 - - 134 149 37 0.84 10 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 Slovakia2 40 10 - 23 2 5 103 149 39 0.98 10 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 Slovakia2 44 8 - 32 1 3 109 187 29 0.66 12 Saved in relegation
HC Banska Bystrica
2005-2006 Slovakia2 44 26 - 7 7 4 175 93 96 2.18 1 Champion
2006-2007 Slovakia2 44 28 - 10 5 1 174 95 95 2.16 4 Semifinal loss
2007-2008 Slovakia2 42 29 - 8 4 1 165 97 96 2.29 2 Champion | Promoted
2008-2009 Slovakia 46 20 - 18 5 3 150 138 73 1.59 8 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 Slovakia 47 24 - 9 10 4 179 133 96 2.04 2 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Slovakia 57 26 - 19 7 5 179 140 97 1.70 3 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 Slovakia 55 16 - 21 9 9 136 138 75 1.36 8 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 Slovakia 56 20 - 26 6 4 153 186 76 1.36 8 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Slovakia 56 29 - 17 3 7 167 142 100 1.79 3 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 Slovakia 56 29 - 14 6 7 188 142 106 1.89 3 Final loss
2015-2016 Slovakia 50 25 - 16 4 5 155 115 88 1.76 4 Final loss
2016-2017 Slovakia 56 34 - 11 6 5 191 120 119 2.13 1 Champion
2017-2018 Slovakia 56 31 - 15 5 5 213 134 108 1.93 4 Champion
2018-2019 Slovakia 57 32 - 13 7 5 196 139 115 2.02 1 Champion
2019-2020 Slovakia 48 36 - 12 9 3 154 93 102 2.13 1 -
2020-2021 Slovakia 50 19 - 31 5 5 135 171 57 1.14 10 Eighth Final Loss
2021-2022 Slovakia 50 18 - 22 5 5 142 146 69 1.38 8 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 Slovakia 41 16 - 16 7 2 121 130 64 1.56 5 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2017-2018 Champions HL 6 2 - 4 0 0 13 18 6 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Champions HL 6 1 - 4 0 1 13 27 4 0.67 4 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Champions HL 6 1 - 5 1 1 10 23 3 0.50 4 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Petr Kafka (F) 2022-2023 HC Baník Příbram Czechia3 31 26 39 65 6
2. Lauris Bajaruns (F) 2022-2023 EG Diez-Limburg Germany3 36 22 42 64 57
3. Michel Miklik (F) 2022-2023 HK Gladiators Trnava Slovakia2 34 24 33 57 18
4. Ales Padelek (F) 2022-2023 Peterborough Phantoms NIHL 36 24 28 52 6
5. Charlie Sarault (F) 2022-2023 Ravensburg Towerstars DEL2 37 9 33 42 6
6. Jake Cardwell (D) 2022-2023 Ritten/Renon AlpsHL 32 9 32 41 36
7. Sacha Guimond (D) 2022-2023 Rouen Ligue Magnus 36 7 32 39 17
8. Branislav Pohanka (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Indians Germany3 39 13 25 38 55
9. Josh Winquist (F) 2022-2023 Fort Wayne Komets ECHL 33 12 26 38 24
10. Jordan Hickmott (F) 2022-2023 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 42 19 18 37 14
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michal Dian (F) 247 105 130 235
2. Jan Simcik (F) 320 78 141 219
3. Roman Tománek (F) 206 90 81 171
4. Matej Cesik (F) 390 46 123 169
5. Michal Hudec (F) 224 66 100 166
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michal Dian (F) 247 105 130 235
2. Michal Longauer (F) 272 93 69 162
3. Roman Tománek (F) 206 90 81 171
4. Jan Simcik (F) 320 78 141 219
5. Andrej Dobrota (F) 222 70 76 146
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jan Simcik (F) 320 78 141 219
2. Michal Dian (F) 247 105 130 235
3. Matej Cesik (F) 390 46 123 169
4. Michal Hudec (F) 224 66 100 166
5. Tomas Surovy (F) 170 69 95 164
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Lukas Bambuch (D) 322 19 102 710
2. Marian Lastiak (D) 259 62 152 506
3. Robert Dilik (D) 202 8 56 433
4. Ivan Datelinka (D) 381 42 108 399
5. Patrik Lamper (F) 369 58 144 355
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matej Cesik (F) 390 46 123 169
2. Ivan Datelinka (D) 381 42 66 108
3. Patrik Lamper (F) 369 58 86 144
4. Branislav Kubka (D) 332 12 50 62
5. Lukas Bambuch (D) 322 19 83 102
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jozef Cierny (F) 2 2 4 2.00
2. Brock Higgs (F) 54 28 65 1.20
3. Pavol Frano (F) 11 9 13 1.18
4. Vladimír Holík (D) 6 2 7 1.17
5. Lubomir Hurtaj (F) 15 4 17 1.13
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Éric Faille (F) 2018-2019 Slovakia 52 24 48 72 1.38 36
2. Brock Higgs (F) 2018-2019 Slovakia 42 24 35 59 1.40 28
3. Michal Dian (F) 2006-2007 Slovakia2 42 25 33 58 1.38 98
4. Filip Macejka (F) 2006-2007 Slovakia2 43 24 34 58 1.35 34
5. Tomas Surovy (F) 1999-2000 Slovakia2 41 29 28 57 1.39 4
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jozef Voskar (F) 1992-1993 Czechia2 42 33 17 50 1.19 -
2. Miroslav Chudý (F) 1988-1989 Czechia2 - 32 18 50 - -
3. Julius Penzes (F) 1977-1978 Czechia2 - 32 - - - -
4. Tomas Surovy (F) 1999-2000 Slovakia2 41 29 28 57 1.39 4
5. Guillaume Asselin (F) 2018-2019 Slovakia 55 29 26 55 1.00 68
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Éric Faille (F) 2018-2019 Slovakia 52 24 48 72 1.38 36
2. Mathew Maione (D) 2016-2017 Slovakia 55 10 47 57 1.04 48
3. Jordon Southorn (D) 2019-2020 Slovakia 51 13 38 51 1.00 116
4. Brock Higgs (F) 2018-2019 Slovakia 42 24 35 59 1.40 28
5. Filip Macejka (F) 2006-2007 Slovakia2 43 24 34 58 1.35 34
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jan Brejcak (D) 2019-2020 Slovakia 42 1 8 9 0.21 163
2. Lukas Bambuch (D) 2009-2010 Slovakia 42 3 7 10 0.24 148
3. Lukas Bambuch (D) 2010-2011 Slovakia 51 1 8 9 0.18 147
4. Ivan Kostial (F) 1996-1997 Slovakia 40 11 8 19 0.48 144
5. Jiri Mocek (D) 2008-2009 Slovakia 48 2 3 5 0.10 144
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 194 lbs 25.77
2021-2022 6'1" 195 lbs 25.46
2020-2021 6'1" 194 lbs 23.91
2019-2020 6'1" 198 lbs 26.32
2018-2019 6'1" 196 lbs 26.43
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