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U20 Challenge Cup of Asia
- League status: Active
- Youth league: yes, U20
- Administered by: IIHF
- Year of start: 2012
- WWW: http://www.iihf.com
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- Russia wins U20 Challenge Cup of Asia (01 Jun 2012)
U20 Challenge Cup of Asia(08 Aug 2014)
Russia opens U20 Asian Challenge with a victory
Russia U20 - actually a team formed almost by players from MHL team Amur Tigers Khabarovsk - won the first game of U20 Challenge Cup of Asia, helding in Khabarovsk. Besides Russia and Korea, also Japan partecipate in the tournament
Red Stars MHL - Korea 4-0 (1-0,0-0,3-0)
Goals: Kirill Voronoy, Sergei Smurov, Igor Ishayev, Vitaly Teslenko.
U20 Challenge Cup of Asia starts in Seoul
Today the U20 Challenge Cup of Asia started in Seoul, Korea.
Tht fifth nation, Japan, enters the tournament tomorrow.(27 May 2012)
MHL AllStar will have two coaches in Seoul
Russian Federation announces Yuri Strakhov (Khimik Voskresensk) and Oleg Bratash (MHK Spartak) will coach MHL Stars from May 27 to June 1, 2012 in Seoul at the U20 Asian Challenge Cup in 2012.
This season Strakhov and Bratash already work together coaching Western Conference team in the Challenge Cup.(27 Mar 2012)
MHL send AllStar team to IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia
The "Red Stars", an Allstar team from Russian MHL, will partecipate in IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia, in Seul, Korea, from May 27 to June 2. Host Korea, China, Japan and Taipei are the other partecipants.
The partecipation of Red Star is directly connected with the promotion of hockey in the Far East and a possible future establishment of a Pacific Division in KHL.
Challenge Cup of Asia
The IIHF announced dates and venues for the four Challenge Cup of Asia tournaments to be played this spring.
2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia in Dehradun, India, 17-25 March
2012 IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia in Seoul, Korea, 26-30 May 2012
2012 IIHF U18 Challenge Cup of Asia in Abu Dhabi/Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 1-6 April 2012
2012 IIHF Women's Challenge Cup of Asia in Qiqihar, China, 15-20 February 2012
|01 Jun 2012||Japan - South Korea||8-7|
|01 Jun 2012||Chinese Taipei - Russia||0-29|
- Youngest player: Shuchao Zhang (15 years)
- Oldest player: Ye Ju Jun (20 years)
- Shortest player: Hiroyoshi Umeno (163 cm)
- Tallest player: Ilya Nekolenko (195 cm)
- Nationalities: China (19), Japan (19), South Korea (22), Russia (22), Taiwan (20)
- Highest win: Chinese Taipei - Russia
- Season average attendance: 503