Hungary Talent

XII. Santa Claus Cup 2018

Record participant number on the 12th tournament

In the year 2018, we organized the 12th Santa Claus Cup tournament. 52 teams registered, which was a record during the tournament's existence. Teams were competing in two age groups, three categories during three weekends: U9 AAA, U10 AA and U10 AAA. However, just like in the Stanley Cup, there is only one winner, so the highest level, the U10 AAA winner, HC Decin from the Czech Republic is the official 2018 champion.

U10AAA

The final result:

1. HC DECIN (CZE)
2. HK ALTIS (SVK)
3. HK RUZINOV (SVK)
4. HK NOVY JICIN (CZE)
5. HK DUKLA TENCIN (SVK)
6. HC OCELARI TRINEC (CZE)
7. HOBA BRATISLAVA (SVK)
8. VASAS BUDAPEST(HUN)
9. PILSEN WOLVES (CZE)
10. UTE BUDAPEST (HUN)
11. HK LEVICE (SVK)
12. MAC BUDAPEST (HUN)
13. HD JESENICE (SLO)
14. FTC BUDAPEST (HUN)
15. IFJ. OCSKAY GÁBOR JA (HUN)
16. CORONA BRASOV (ROU)
17. HC BYCI KARVINA (CZE)
18. SLOVAN BRATISLAVA (SVK)
19. DAB DUNAÚJVÁROS (HUN)
20. SPORTORSZÁGI CÁPÁK (HUN)

Special prizes were also awarded this year. The best goalkeeper prize was awarded to HK Novy Jicin's goalie Javora Antonyn. Best defenseman was from the HK Dukla Trencin, Samuel Pisarcík, while the best striker was from HK Ruzinov, Samuel Marinek. MVP, so the most valuable player in the tournament came from the winning HC Decin team, Sanejstr Stanislav, and the most goals were scored by Michal Lazovsky from HK Altis.

U10AA

In the U10 AA the Slovak HC 05 Banska Bystrica team won the tournament held on 1-2 December. The Turkish Buz Adam HK finished second and the Czech HC Vajgar finished third in the two-day tournament.

The final standing was:
1. HC 05 BANSKA BYSTRICA (SVK)
2. BUZ ADAM HK (TUR)
3. HC VAJGAR (CZE)
4. JC FRYDEK MISTEK(CZE)
5. DAB „A” (HUN)
6. GYŐR NEMAK-DANA ETO(HUN)
7. VASAS BUDAPEST(HUN)
8. IFJ. OCSKAY GÁBOR JA(HUN)
9. HC PETRAZALKA 2010(SVK)
10. AJKAI ÓRIÁSOK(HUN)
11. HC KOSICE(SVK)
12. ÓBUDA HOCKEY ACADEMY(HUN)
13. MAC BUDAPEST(HUN)
14. HC TOPOLCANY (SVK)
15. DAB „B”(HUN)
16. SZEKSZÁRDI JÉGMADARAK(HUN)

Of course, special prizes were also awarded in the tournament. The best goalkeeper prize was awarded to DAB "A" goalie Ármin Vasánszki. Best defenseman was from the Czech HC Vajgar, Kotyza Adam, while the best striker was from the Turkish Buz Adam HK, Emin Inandi. MVP, so the most valuable player in the tournament came from the winning Banská Bystrica team, Lastiak Matyás, and the most goals were scored by Balvín Matej from Czech HC Frydek Mistek.

U9AAA

The youngest age group, U9 AAA had a Hungarian winner since Vasas Budapest took the first place. The final order was:

1. Vasas Budapest (HUN)
2. HK Nové Zámky (SVK)
3. HC Frydek Mistek (CZE)
4. Slovakia Talents (SVK)
5. HC Kosice (SVK)
6. HC Byci Karviná (CZE)
7. UTE Budapest (HUN)
8. Dubnica Váhom (SVK)
9. HC Letci Letnany (CZE)
10. HC Slovan Bratislava (SVK)
11. HOBA Bratislava (SVK)
12. IFJ. Ocskay Gábor JA (HUN)
13. DAB Dunaújváros (HUN)
14. HC 05 Banská Bystrica (SVK)
15. HC Lucenec (SVK)
16. KMH Budapest (HUN)

Of course, special prizes had also been awarded on this tournament. The best goalkeeper prize went to Spoták Roman from Slovakia Talents, while the best defense title was awarded to Gazdag Viliam from HC Kosice. HK Nové Zámky's attacker Oliver Tomastik won the best forward prize, while Réka Heizl from Vasas Budapest got the MVP award.

Congratulations to all participants of the three tournaments and see you in the next season!

Champions

Kosice

2019

Decin

2018

Trinec

2017

Chomutov

2016

Acélbikák

2015

Hoba

2014

Kosice

2013

Hoba

2012

Bobri

2011

Hoba

2010

Crvena

2009

Csíkszereda

2008

Huks

2007