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Recent transfersShow all transfers»
23 Aug 2019 | Daniil Shabarov  (F) SKA NevaarrowDonbas Donetsk
23 Aug 2019 | Andrei Tatarenko  (D) Did not playarrowKryzhani Vovky Kyiv
14 Aug 2019 | Miks Lipsbergs  (F) HS Prizma RigaarrowDnipro Kherson
11 Aug 2019 | Clay Wilson  (C) Did not playarrowDonbas Donetsk

42 games in the regular season, followed by a quarter finals. Semifinal and final series will last until 4 victories.

Limit of 10 imports for each team

  • from 1992 to 2005: Vyschyỹ Dyvizion
  • from 2005 to 2011: Vyscha Liha
  • from 2011 to 2013: PHL (UKR)
  • from 2013 to 2015: Vyscha Liha
  • from 2015 to 2016: HEL - Ukranian Hockey Extra League
  • from 2016 to present: UHL - Ukrainian Hockey League

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Sergei Viter named Head Coach of Ukraine

Donbas Donets'k head coach Sergei Viter was appointed as new head coach of the national team of Ukraine. Hockey Federation of Ukraine. The seven-time champion of Ukraine replaces Andrei Sryubko, after a disappointed campaign at the World Championships Division 1B, where Ukraine finished fifth

(12 Jun 2019)
 

Julius Supler left HC Donbas

HC Donbas announced Slovakian Julius Supler resigned due to health problems

Supler returned to Donbas last summer after a previous experience in 2012-2013 when the club played in KHL.

Donbas is currently third in the Ukraine Hockey League standing and last week played in the Continental Cup second round in Riga, missing the qualification after the defeat against home team HK Kurbads

Club's Sports Director Sergey Viter will replace Supler

(24 Oct 2018)
 

Former goalie Yuri Shundrov passed away

Former goalkeeper Yuri Shundrov passed away at 62 as reported by the official website of the Ukrainian Hockey Federation.

Shundrov, born in Penza, Russia, played for 16 years for Sokil Kyiv, winning a bronze medals of the USSR championship and several titles of champion of Ukraine. He closed the career in Romania, with Rapid Bucharest.

With the national team of Ukraine played in four World championships: 1995, 1997, 1998 and 1999, winning the award as best goalie in 1998. He was back in national team as assistant coach in 2007 and 2010

After the retirement, Shundrov worked as goalies' coach at Metallurg Magnitogorsk, CSKA Moscow, Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk and until last season at HC Sochi

(01 Aug 2018)
 

Donbass will build two arenas in Mariupol

The President of the HC Donbass, Boris Kolesnikov, announced the construction of two ice arenas in Mariupol.

The construction of a full-scale air bearing structure with an ice field of 60x30 meters should begin no later than June 1 and will be completed this year.

The second stage will be the construction of a multisport complex, for approximately 2,000 spectators, to be built at the end of 2019 - early 2020.


"At the age of 8, it is necessary to bring a child to a big hockey and at five years old - to figure skating - these are very early sports" said Boris Kolesnikov

(29 Apr 2018)
 

Donbas fire coaching staff

The last home defeat 3-2 against Kryvbas was fatal for Donbas Donet'sk coaching staff: the club decided to terminate the contract of head coach Anatoli Stepanischev ans assistants Evgeny Brul and Andrei Sryubko, despite a positive campaign of current Ukraine champion. Sporting Director Sergei Viter was named interim coach

(08 Feb 2017)
 

Brezvin re-elected president in Ukraine

Anatoly Brezvin earns another term, the third consecutive since 2006, as President of Ukraine Ice Hockey Federation by unanimous decision of the General Congress of the Federation, which is being held in Kyiv.

(23 Dec 2016)
 

Donbas joins EHC

Current Ukranian champion Donbass Donets'k is the newest member of Alliance of European Hockey Clubs (EHC), becoming the first Ukrainian club and the first from former CIS joining the organization, created last June with the mission to unite and represent Europe's professional ice hockey clubs.
"The creation of EHC is an opportunity to make the European hockey market more modern and profitable, and we are proud to become the first Ukrainian club part of that organization" - said Donbass CEO Alexei Braga.

(21 Jul 2016)
 

Donbas win title in Ukraine

After two seasons the title of champion is back to Donets'k: regular season dominator Donbas - playing home games in the city of Druzhkivka after the bombing of Druzhba arena in Donets'k - swept Generals Kyiv in four games of playoffs finals.
Russian forward Denis Kochetkov was named Ukranian Extra Leauge MVP. Kochetkov became the third Russian to win the award after forward Yuri Koksharov (Donbas - 2012) and goalkeeper Sergei Zavyalov (Companion Kyiv - 2014).

Other awards go to:

Eduard Zakharchenko (Generals Kyiv) - best goalie
Denis Petrukhno (Donbas Donets'k) - best defender
Artem Gnidenko (Generals Kyiv) - best forward

(01 Apr 2016)
 

Yunist’ Kharkiv is the last team to apply for playing in the Ukranian League

On Septeber 10, at the deadline for the partecipation at the next Ukranian League, the new club Yunist' Kharkiv applied to compete in the league. Thus Kharkiv team became the eighth team of the national championship of Ukraine.
According to coach Valeriy Plyasheshnyk, the team will count mainly on young players from the famous hockey school SDYuSShOR Kharkiv.
Besides Yunist' Kharkiv the XXIV Hockey Championship of Ukraine will allign: Bilyy Bars Bila Tserkva, Vytyaz' Kharkiv, Generals Kyiv, Donbas Donets'k, Companion Kyiv, Rapid Kyiv and HC Kremenchuk

(12 Sep 2015)
 

Donbas returns to play

After one year of hiatus due to the political situation in East Ukraine, HC Donbas submitted application to play in next Ukraine League as confirmed by General Director Alexei Braga. Due to the damages of Druzhba Arena in Donets'k, Donbas will play home games at Altair Arena, in the city of Druzhkivka, 90 km from Donets'k. Another dormant club, 2013-14 silver medallist Bilyỹ Bars Bila Tserkva, expressed interest in rejoining the league next season.

(10 Jul 2015)
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