Hockey: Vítkovice finish off Slavia in Extraliga semifinals


Hockey club Vítkovice stopped opponents Slavia in their tracks on Friday, earning a spot in the Extraliga finals against Pardubice. Vítkovice outplayed Slavia Prague, winning by a score of 3:1 in a best-of-seven series that the club dominated, allowing Slavia only a single win. Vítkovice will now face Pardubice, who swept Liberec in their series, for the championship title. Pardubice won the playoffs back in 2005; this year, they are being buoyed by the legendary goalie Dominik Hašek in net.