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 5 8
2 Metallurg 4 8
3 Bars 5 8
4 Torpedo 5 8
5 Dynamo 5 8
6 Buran 4 7
7 Neftyanik 3 6
8 Khimik 3 6
9 HC Sarov 5 6
10 Chelmet 5 6
11 Zauralye 5 6
12 Yuzhny Ural 5 5
13 SKA-Neva 5 5
14 Rubin 4 5
15 Ugra 4 5
16 Molot-Prikamye 4 4
17 Toros 3 4
18 Gornyak 4 4
19 HC Ryazan 4 4
20 SaryArka 5 4
21 Tsen Tou 5 4
22 Zvezda 3 4
23 HC Tambov 5 4
24 Yermak 5 4
25 Izhstal 4 3
26 Sokol 4 2
27 Dizel 4 2
28 CSK VVS 5 2
29 KRS-ORG 4 0