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2. Liga
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1993
No. of teams 28
Country(ies) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
Most recent champion(s) SC Kolín
HC Stadion Vrhlabí
Draci Šumperk
Official website http://www.hokej.cz/2-liga

The 2. národní hokejová liga (Second National Hockey League) is the third-level ice hockey league in the Czech Republic under the Chance Liga. It began in 1993.

Format Edit

From 1993 to 2001 the league was divided into the Western and Eastern divisions. Since the 2001/2002 season the current division to Western, Central and Eastern applies, with the exception of the 2008/2009 season when the Central Division was incorporated into the Western Division. From the 1996/1997 season the play-offs were introduced, they were joint for both divisions. From 1999 to 2001 the Western and Eastern division had separate play-offs. From the 2001/2002 season the Western and Central divisions have joint play-offs, while the Eastern Division has separate play-offs.

For the 2009/2010 season, 33 teams are divided into the Western, Central and Eastern divisions. Winners of the league play-offs play promotion play-offs with the worst teams from the Chance Liga.

Since season 2019-20 there are three divisions - Northern Division, Central Division and Eastern Division. There are nine teams in each division. Every team plays five games with each opponent of its division . All in all, every team plays 40 games. After that, teams on 3rd-6th place in each division goes to the 1st round of the play-offs (3rd vs. 6th and 4th vs. 5th) (best-of-five). Winners of the 1st rounds will proceed in the semifinals, every division has its own play-off (1st vs. 4th and 2nd vs. 3rd) (best-of-five). The winners of the semifinals will proceed into the division finals (best-of-five). Three winners of the division finals are going to play each other twice. The team with most points will proceed into the Chance Liga.

2019-20 teamsEdit

Northern Division Central Division Eastern Division
BK Nová Paka SC Kolín DRACI ŠUMPERK
HC Děčín NED Hockey Nymburk SHK Hodonín
HC Řisuty China Golden Dragon Hockey Club Moravské Budějovice 2019
HC Trutnov HC Kobra Praha HC Slezan Opava
HC Draci Bílina SHC Klatovy HC Nový Jičín
HC Stadion Vrchlabí HC Příbram HC Bobři Valašské Meziříčí
MOSTEČTÍ LVI HC Tábor HC ISMM Kopřivnice
HC Rodos Dvůr Králové IHC Králové Písek BK Havlíčkův Brod
HC Vlci Jablonec nad Nisou HC David servis České Budějovice SKLH Žďár nad Sázavou

ChampionsEdit

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