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- League status: Active
- Administered by: International Ice Hockey Federation
- Head manager: Rob van Rijswijk
- Year of start: 1997
- WWW: http://www.iihf.com/
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|27 Nov 2014 |||Oleg Kvasha (F)||CSKA Sofia||Barys Astana|
|14 Nov 2014 |||Ivan Boiko (D)||CSKA Sofia||HASC Jurmala|
|16 Oct 2014 |||Oleg Kvasha (F)||Spartak Moskva||CSKA Sofia|
|16 Oct 2014 |||Vladimir Antipov (F)||Severstal Cherepovets||CSKA Sofia|
Qualifying group stages and then a Super Final round robin with four teams.
- 2014-2015: Neman Grodno
- 2013-2014: Stavanger Oilers
- 2012-2013: Donbas Donets’k
- 2011-2012: Rouen HE Les Dragons
- 2010-2011: Yunost Minsk
- 2009-2010: EC Red Bull Salzburg
- 2008-2009: MHC Martin
- 2007-2008: Ak Bars Kazan
- 2006-2007: Yunost Minsk
- 2005-2006: Lada Togliatti
- 2004-2005: HKm Zvolen
- 2003-2004: HC Slovan Bratislava
- 2002-2003: Jokerit
- 2001-2002: ZSC Lions
- 2000-2001: ZSC Lions
- 1999-2000: HC Ambrì-Piotta
- 1998-1999: HC Ambrì-Piotta
- 1997-1998: HC Kosice
The Continental Cup started in 1997 and was intended for countries without participating teams in European Hockey League (EHL).
HC Kremenchuk applies to partecipate in Continental Cup
Ukraine silver medalist HC Kremenchuk applied to partecipate in next Continental Cup hosting one group in its arena. Kremenchuk won the regular season of Ukraine League, losing finals against ATEK Kyiv. The draw for 2015-16 Continental Cup will take place on June 20. Recall last season Ukraine representative Companion Kyiv withdrawn from competition due to the political situation(27 May 2015)
IIHF ruled about Continental Cup format
After withdrawal of Companion Kyiv from Continental Cup, IIHF announced the changement in competition format, ruling Kompanion Kyiv will be replaced in Group E of the third round to take place 21-23 November 2014 in Angers, France, by the second-placed team of Group B or C with the better record from their three games in their second-round group played 17-19 October(18 Oct 2014)
CSKA Sofia signed Russian veterans for Continental Cup
CSKA Sofia certainly won't travel to Bremerhaven for Continental Cup second round as underdog: Bulgarian team has strengthened the roster with the addition of five Russian players among which stand out former stars as Oleg Kvasha and Vladimir Antipov, both retired after last season. Other veterans contracted are: defender Mikhail Lyubushin and forwards Dmitry Vlasenkov and Dmitry Bykov.
Cska will play first game friday night against host Fischtown Pinguins Bremerhaven
Tallinn Viking Sport suspended in the Continental Cup
IIHF announced the Estonian champion Vikiing Sport Tallinn received a 20.000 Swiss francs (about 16,000 euros) fee and was banned for a year from Continental Cup. In September last year the club won the first round of the Continental Cup in Belgrade, but wasn't able to partecipate in Second Round because almost all imports haven't British visas.(21 Jun 2014)
Rubin Tyumen represent Russia in Continental Cup
VHL finalist Rubin Tyumen will represent Russia in next Continental Cup.
" VHL informed that our club will represent Russia in the Continental Cup as the best Russian club in VHL. We are ready for this" said Rubin Director Igor Efremenko.
VHL champion is Kazakh team Sary Arka Karaganda, but country will be represented by domestic champion Ertis Pavlodar
Dinamo loans 5 players to Neman Grodno for Continental Cup
Dinamo Minsk announced club will loan five players - goalie Yan Shelepnyov, defenders Ivan Usenko and Evgeny Lisovets and forwards Alexander Pavlovich and Anatoly Protasenya - to farm team Neman Grodno to play Continental Cup semifinals on November 22-24. "A Successful performance of Neman in the Continental Cup is one of the priorities of Dinamo Minsk this season", said in a statement the club(12 Nov 2013)
IIHF forbid Neman to use players from other teams in Continental Cup
IIHF has forbidden Neman Grodno to claim players from other teams during Continental Cup semifinals, threatening forfeited all the games played.
Thus, Grodno can only allign players from its structure, including farm, as well as heading team Dinamo Minsk players. The final application of Neman for the tournament will be submit in mid-November. Last season Metallurg Zhlobin called Alexei Efimenko from Shakhtar Soligorsk during Continental Cup
Unexpected loss for CSKA
CSKA Sofia unexpectedly lost 5-3 (1-0,1-1,3-2) the second game of Continental Cup First Round against host Partizan Beograd and have now to win against Tallinn Viiking Sport in last game of tournament to advance(29 Sep 2013)
Viiking Sport keeps perfect record
Tallinn Viiking Sport keeps perfect record in Continental Cup First Round by beating 5-2 (2-1,3-1,0-0) and eliminating Spanish Bipolo Vitoria. Tonight CSKA Sofia and Partizan close the second day of competition(28 Sep 2013)
Tallinn Viiking Sport crushed Partizan
Estonian champion Tallinn Viiking Sport successfully debut in Continental Cup first round crushing host Partizan Beograd 8-3 (4-1,0-1,4-1). Tomorrow Viiking will face spanish Bipolo Vitoria, while Partizan play against CSKA Sofia(27 Sep 2013)
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