Woah, here we are! Four teams: Tauron KH GKS Katowice, Comarch Cracovia, GKS Tychy and TatrySki Podhale Nowy Targ – each aiming at winning the title. Polish Hockey League reached the semifinals stage! STATSCORE proudly announces the key games of the season for a competition, for whom we are the official statistical partner.
KEEPING THE OLD RULES OR… WRITING A NEW HISTORY?
This is the best moment of the year for each hockey fan in Poland. There are only four best teams left. No more space for playing safely, no more time to doubt. Just brave men on the ice aiming at the title.
The same four teams reached the semifinal stage last season! In 2018 the final order was as follows:
- GKS Tychy
- Tauron KH GKS Katowice
- TatrySki Podhale Nowy Targ
- Comarch Cracovia
In the final Tychy and Katowice needed five great clashes to name the winner. GKS Tychy won the championship for the third time in history after ending as runners-up in two preceding seasons.
Semifinals start this year with GKS Katowice facing Comarch Cracovia. Only this season, these teams faced each other four times. Three times it was GKS to celebrate the victory. It is worth mentioning that only once a winning team scored at least two goals more than the opponent.
In the second semifinal, GKS Tychy will play against Podhale Nowy Targ. Last season’s league winners won all of the league’s matches against Podhale during the current season. Easy one? Not necessary. Podhale won against GKS in Polish Cup semifinal without losing a goal!
Both teams played really well in the attacking phase. In the regular season, GKS scored 199 goals, while Podhale players beat opponents’ goalkeepers 157 times. Only GKS Katowice scored more goals – 201.
STATSCORE – OFFICIAL STATISTICAL PARTNER
You might have already known that STATSCORE became Official Data Provider to the Polish Hockey League. This is the third top league in Central Europe, for whom we are the official statistical partner after handball leaders: Polish PGNiG Superliga and Slovak Slovnaft Handball Extraliga.
Read more: STATSCORE named official partner for PHL!
The real fun starts, when the games hit the ice. We secure LIVE tracker that displays every key incident with a special animation. Ice hockey has never been closer to the supporters.
LeagueCenter used for the PHL competition is the latest version of STATSCORE’s competition platform previously introduced also for soccer, handball and volleyball. The idea of this product is simple: let’s make following a league simple and enjoyable for the fans. At the same time, we put a lot of attention to make sure that the competitions’ organizers and sponsors have plenty of opportunities within the platform to promote their official communication.
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