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 Lada 33 55
2 Neftyanik 32 54
3 SKA-Neva 33 54
4 Rubin 32 51
5 Toros 32 48
6 Khimik 32 47
7 Metallurg 33 47
8 Dynamo 33 46
9 Ugra 32 46
10 Zauralye 32 46
11 Zvezda 32 43
12 Chelmet 33 41
13 Sokol 34 38
14 Bars 34 36
15 Torpedo 34 36
16 HC Ryazan 33 36
17 SaryArka 34 35
18 Tsen Tou 34 34
19 Dizel 34 34
20 Yuzhny Ural 35 32
21 Buran 33 31
22 CSK VVS 33 31
23 HC Tambov 34 28
24 Gornyak 34 28
25 HC Sarov 34 25
26 Izhstal 34 24
27 Molot-Prikamye 34 24
28 KRS-ORG 34 14
29 Yermak 35 10