ABOUT LEAGUE

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

Starting from the 2016/2017 season, RIHF runs the VHL — Silk Road Cup championship (VHL).

The championship is a very important and much-needed step in the development of ice hockey in Russia, 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 2019/20 season 34 clubs from four countries (Russia (27), Kazakhstan (3), China (3) and Uzbekistan (1) will compete in SVHL — Silk Road Cup championship. There will be more than 900 matches for the right to have the major VHL trophy — Petrov Cup and the title — the Champion of VHL — Silk Road Cup championship.

Conference 1

Team
1 SKA-Neva 45 75
2 Lada 45 63
3 Dynamo SPb 45 74
4 Zvezda 45 71
5 Bars 43 58
6 Khimik 45 57
7 Humo 45 51
8 Dizel 44 49
9 HC Tambov 44 45
10 Dynamo Tv 44 44
11 Buran 44 42
12 Rostov 43 39
13 Torpedo-Gorky 44 39
14 ORG 45 38
15 HC Ryazan 44 36
16 CSK VVS 45 36
17 KRS-BSU 45 34
18 Tsen Tou 45 23

Conference 2

Team
1 Rubin 43 71
2 Toros 44 60
3 Sokol 45 61
4 Ugra 42 60
5 Neftyanik 44 59
6 Zauralye 45 56
7 Metallurg 44 55
8 SaryArka 43 53
9 Torpedo U-K 44 52
10 Gornyak 41 51
11 Chelmet 44 46
12 Yuzhny Ural 43 41
13 Molot-Prikamye 42 41
14 Nomad 44 38
15 Izhstal 43 38
16 Yermak 45 32