ABOUT LEAGUE

The Russian Ice Hockey federation is developing ice hockey on all levels from amateur to professional. Work is ingoing in 70 regions over the the country and the federation is responsible for all national teams.

Starting from the 2016/2017 season, RIHF runs the Supreme Hockey League championship (VHL).

Supreme Hockey League championship is a very important and much-needed step in the development of ice hockey in Russia. 

VHL is a young championship that promotes the discovery of new talents and is a springboard for conquering great heights. Today VHL has become a successful and highly organized project that raises the interest of the audience, and fosters "sports" borders. 

Each year VHL attracts more audience. Overall combined stadium capacity - more than 90 000 spectators. Average game attendance - around 2 000 per game, overall more than 1,5 million per season.

In the 2017/18 season 27 clubs from three countries (Russia (23), Kazakhstan (2) and China (2) will compete in Supreme Hockey League championship. There wiil be more than 780 matches for the right to have the major VHL trophy - Petrov Cup and the title - the Champion of Supreme Hockey League championship.

Standings

Team GP PTS
1 Dynamo Spb 52 126
2 SKA-Neva 52 116
3 Neftyanik Al 52 108
4 Saryarka 52 101
5 Zauralye 52 98
6 Yermak 52 97
7 Torpedo U-K 52 95
8 Sokol 52 92
9 HC Sarov 52 90
10 Toros 52 88
11 Yuzhny Ural 52 83
12 Zvezda 52 83
13 Metallurg Nk 52 81
14 Tsen Tou 52 77
15 Khimik 52 77
16 Molot-Prikamye 52 72
17 Rubin 52 71
18 Bars 52 68
19 Dizel 52 66
20 Chelmet 52 66
21 Izhstal 52 64
22 HC Ryazan 52 63
23 Gornyak 52 60
24 KRS Heilongjiang 52 58
25 Buran 52 55
26 Sputnik NT 52 35
27 CSK VVS 52 16