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City: Sanok, Poland
League: Slovak 2. Liga
Founded: 1958
Home Arena: Arena Sanok
(capacity: 5,000)
General Manager: vacant
Head Coach: Flag of Poland Marcin Ćwikła
Franchise history
1958–1960: RKS Sanoczanka
1960–1991: Stal Sanok
1991–1994: STS Sanok
1994–1999: STS-Autosan Sanok
1999–2001: SKH Sanok
2001–2008: KH Sanok
2008–2011: Ciarko KH Sanok
2011–2015: Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok
2015–2016: Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok
2017–: Ciarko KH 58 Sanok

STS Sanok is an ice hockey team in Sanok, Poland. The team is playing its first season in the Eastern Division of the Slovak 2. Liga, the third tier of ice hockey in Slovakia. The team was inactive during the 2016-2017 season due to financial difficulties. Before that, the team competed in the Polska Liga Hokejowa (PHL), the top-level hockey league in Poland.

The team's full legal name is Sanockie Towarzystwo Sportowe S. A.. The club was founded in 1958 as RKS Sanoczanka, and has undergone a number of name changes. It has been playing under the name Ciarko KH 58 Sanok since 2017, for sponsorship reasons. They play their home games in Arena Sanok, which has a capacity of 3,100 people. Between 1965–2006, they played their games at Torsan, which has now been taken down and is being used as a parking lot.

The club's main sponsors are PBS Bank, Ciarko, and the City of Sanok. The head coach is Marcin Ćwikła, a former homegrown player who also played for the Polish national team.

History[]

Arena Sanok, where KH Sanok plays

Arena Sanok, where KH Sanok plays

STS Sanok was founded in 1958 as RKS Sanoczanka, and have changed their name several times since. The team was also called Stal Sanok from 1960–1991, STS Sanok from 1991–1994, STS-Autosan Sanok from 1994–1999, SKH Sanok from 1999–2001, KH Sanok from 2001–2011, Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok from 2011–2015, before taking on their present Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok name.[citation needed]

Sanok has won the Polska Hokej Liga playoff championship twice, in the 2011/2012 and 2013/2014 seasons. They won the Polish Cup twice, in 2010/11 and 2011/12.[citation needed]

Achievements[]

Polish League Playoff Champion:

Polish League Regular Season:

Polish Cup:

  • Simple cup icon.png Winners (2): 2010–11, 2011–12
  • Silver medal icon.svg Runners-up (3): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15

Promotion to Polish League:

  • 1976, 1992, 2004.

Season-by-season results[]

Season Team Name League Playoff Rank Playoff Result Cup Result
1970–1971 Stal Sanok III Liga 1 Promotion
1971/1972 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1972/1973 Stal Sanok II Liga 5
1973/1974 Stal Sanok II Liga 6
1974/1975 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1975/1976 Stal Sanok II Liga 1 Promotion
1976/1977 Stal Sanok I Liga 11 Relegation
1977/1978 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1978/1979 Stal Sanok II Liga 5
1979/1980 Stal Sanok II Liga 6
1980/1981 Stal Sanok II Liga 7
1981/1982 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1982/1983 Stal Sanok II Liga Group South 4
1983/1984 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1984/1985 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1985/1986 Stal Sanok II Liga 4
1986/1987 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1987/1988 Stal Sanok II Liga 5
1988/1989 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1989/1990 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1990/1991 Stal Sanok II Liga 3
1991/1992 STS Sanok II Liga 1 Promotion
1992/1993 STS Sanok I Liga (renamed Polska Liga Hokejowa) 5
1993/1994 STS Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 7
1994/1995 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9
1995/1996 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 5
1996/1997 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 4
1997/1998 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 6
1998/1999 STS Autosan Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8
1999/2000 SKH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 4
2000/2001 SKH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8 Relegation
2001/2002 KH Sanok I Liga 4
2002/2003 KH Sanok I Liga 2
2003/2004 KH Sanok I Liga 2 Promotion 1st Round
2004/2005 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 7 1st Round
2005/2006 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8
2006/2007 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9 1st Round
2007/2008 KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 8 1st Round
2008/2009 Ciarko KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9
2009/2010 Ciarko KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 9
2010/2011 Ciarko KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 6 Cup Champions
2011/2012 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 1 Playoff Champions Cup Champions
2012/2013 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Liga Hokejowa 4 Finalists
2013/2014 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Hokej Liga 1 Playoff Champions Finalists
2014/2015 Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok Polska Hokej Liga 4 Finalists
2015/2016 Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok Polska Hokej Liga 4
2016/2017 Ciarko PBS Bank STS Sanok Did Not Play
2017/2018 Ciarko KH 58 Sanok Slovak 2. Liga In Progress

Notable players[]

KH Sanok logo until 2015

Retired numbers[]

STS Sanok retired numbers
No. Nationality Player Lifespan
7 Flag of Poland Piotr Milan 1971–1995
17 Flag of Poland Jan Paszkiewicz 1950–2011

Homegrown:

  • Flag of Poland Jan Paszkiewicz (top scorer in club history)
  • Flag of Poland Tomasz Demkowicz (Polish national team player)
  • Flag of Poland Marcin Ćwikła (Polish national team player)
  • Flag of Poland Michał Radwański (Polish national team player)
  • Flag of Poland Maciej Mermer (Polish national team player)

Poles from Other Clubs:

Foreigners:

References[]

External links[]

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