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 Zvezda 54 89
2 Lada 54 76
3 Dynamo SPb 54 88
4 SKA-Neva 54 86
5 Bars 54 73
6 Khimik 54 66
7 Humo 54 63
8 Dizel 54 61
9 HC Tambov 54 55
10 Dynamo MO 54 55
11 Rostov 54 50
12 Torpedo-Gorky 54 50
13 ORG 54 49
14 Buran 54 47
15 CSK VVS 54 45
16 KRS-BSU 54 42
17 HC Ryazan 54 40
18 Tsen Tou 54 27

Conference 2

Team
1 Rubin 54 85
2 Toros 54 71
3 Ugra 54 79
4 Sokol 54 73
5 SaryArka 54 71
6 Gornyak 54 70
7 Neftyanik 54 68
8 Torpedo U-K 54 65
9 Metallurg 54 63
10 Zauralye 54 61
11 Chelmet 54 60
12 Izhstal 54 54
13 Molot-Prikamye 54 53
14 Nomad 54 47
15 Yuzhny Ural 54 47
16 Yermak 54 34