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 Rubin 14 25
2 Chelmet 15 23
3 Lada 13 22
4 Metallurg 13 20
5 Dynamo 13 20
6 Khimik 14 20
7 Zauralye 15 20
8 Bars 14 19
9 Ugra 14 19
10 Zvezda 13 18
11 SKA-Neva 13 18
12 Neftyanik 11 17
13 HC Ryazan 14 16
14 Torpedo 14 16
15 Toros 11 16
16 Gornyak 15 14
17 SaryArka 14 14
18 Sokol 14 14
19 CSK VVS 13 13
20 Tsen Tou 15 12
21 Dizel 14 12
22 HC Tambov 14 12
23 Yuzhny Ural 15 11
24 HC Sarov 14 11
25 Buran 14 11
26 Molot-Prikamye 13 10
27 Izhstal 13 10
28 Yermak 14 7
29 KRS-ORG 15 6