The USA took gold in Finland last week, with the host nation taking Silver after an impressive semi final victory over Canada who took Bronze smashing the Russians 7-0. Read below for more details of the nail biting final that went ... Read more»
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|21 Jun 2012 |||Sergei Yakimovich (D)||Yunost Minsk||Berkut Kyiv|
|21 Jun 2012 |||Evgeny Kurilin (F)||Yunost Minsk||Companion-Naftogaz Kyiv|
|21 Jun 2012 |||Martin Kulha (F)||HK SKP Poprad||Berkut Kyiv|
|21 Jun 2012 |||Aleksandr Bobkin (F)||Donbas Donetsk||Levy Lviv|
|1.||Konstantyn Kasyanchuk||LW||Sokil Kyiv||42||25||47||72||22||38|
|2.||Andrei Nikolishin||LW||Sokil Kyiv||36||16||45||61||32||31|
|3.||Viktor Shariton||F||Companion-Naftogaz Kyiv||42||19||32||51||28||19|
|4.||Roman Salnikov||LW||Berkut Kyiv||41||22||28||50||55||15|
|5.||Ivan Khomutov||C||Companion-Naftogaz Kyiv||25||22||27||49||18||17|
|6.||Dmitri Gnitko||F||Levy Lviv||40||17||30||47||72||-2|
|7.||Vladislav Bryzgalov||LW||Berkut Kyiv||40||19||27||46||20||30|
|8.||Stepan Ponomarev||F||Levy Lviv||41||20||23||43||73||-9|
|9.||Evgeny Krivomaz||D||Companion-Naftogaz Kyiv||42||10||33||43||80||9|
|10.||Vitaly Valuy||LW||Berkut Kyiv||37||17||23||40||10||16|
|6||Kharkivski Akuly Kharkiv||42||10||8||2||22||141:177||48|
|7||Bilyỹ Bars Brovary||42||6||1||3||32||84:196||23|
|8||Vinnytski Haydamaky Vinnytsya||42||2||1||2||37||69:250||10|
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
- 2018-2019: Donbas Donetsk
- 2017-2018: Donbas Donetsk
- 2016-2017: Donbas Donetsk
- 2015-2016: Donbas Donetsk
- 2014-2015: ATEK Kyiv
- 2013-2014: Companion-Naftogaz Kyiv
- 2012-2013: Donbas-2 Donetsk
- 2011-2012: Donbas Donetsk
- 2010-2011: Donbas Donetsk
- 2009-2010: Sokil Kyiv
- 2008-2009: Sokil Kyiv
- 2007-2008: Sokil Kyiv
- 2006-2007: ATEK Kyiv
- 2005-2006: Sokil Kyiv
- 2004-2005: Sokil Kyiv
- 2003-2004: Sokil Kyiv
- 2002-2003: Sokil Kyiv
- 2001-2002: Berkut-PPO Kyiv
- 2000-2001: Berkut-PPO Kyiv
- 1999-2000: Berkut-PPO Kyiv
- 1998-1999: Sokil Kyiv
- 1997-1998: Sokil Kyiv
- 1996-1997: Sokil Kyiv
- 1995-1996: Did not play
- 1994-1995: Sokil Kyiv
- 1993-1994: ShVSM Kyiv
- 1992-1993: Sokil-Eskulap Kyiv
Julius Supler left HC Donbas
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.
(29 Apr 2018)
"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
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.
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:(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
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)
ATEK Kyiv wins Ukranian League
ATEK Kyiv surprisingly wins 2014-2015 Ukranian League beating 4-3 in a dramatic game #3 of finals regular season winner and favourite HC Kremenchuk. Decisive goal was scored at 77:46 in the overtime by Belarusian Evgeny Krivomaz. Kremenchuk won 4-2 game #1 of final series in Kyiv but lost 3-2 game #2 and 4-3 game #3 at home.
It's the second title for ATEK after that won in 2006-207 season. Then club was inactive from 2008-09 to 2014-2015. ATEK forward Pavel Dvoretsky was named League MVP. Started in February after a difficult preparation, Ukraine League alligned just four teams and lasts two months. Kremenchuk proposed the dispute of another tournament in May, named Ukraine Cup, to ensure some games more for the teams.
|25 Mar 2012||Donbas Donetsk - Sokil Kyiv||5-0|
- Youngest player: Daniil Eliseev (16 years)
- Oldest player: Igor Zamkov (47 years)
- Shortest player: Maksim Priatel (17 cm)
- Tallest player: Andrei Mikhnov (200 cm)
- Nationalities: Belarus (39), Czech Republic (2), Estonia (1), Kazakhstan (1), Latvia (2), Lithuania (1), Russia (67), Slovakia (4), Ukraine (183), USA (1)
- Highest win: Donbas Donetsk - Bilyỹ Bars Brovary
- Season average attendance: 867