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UHL - Ukrainian Hockey League
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|20 Sep 2020 |||Viktor Nikonov (F)||Connecticut Jr. Rangers||MHK Sokil Kyiv|
|20 Sep 2020 |||Yaroslav Ukhin (F)||BK Nová Paka||HC Mariupol|
|20 Sep 2020 |||Yevgeni Kobyakov (F)||HK Temirtau||HC Mariupol|
|20 Sep 2020 |||Vladislav Lugovoy (F)||Dnipro Kherson||HC Mariupol|
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
UPDATE: playoffs suspended in Ukraine
The Ukrainian Hockey League informs that the semi-final and final play-off series of the 2019/20 season has been suspended for at least two weeks due to the detection of COVID-19 in 19 Donbass hockey players and 2 players of Bilyỹ Bars Bila Tserkva. Also, tests for coronavirus were passed by Dnipro and Kremenchuk. Previously the League rescheduled the date for September 9-10
After retesting the playoff semi-finalist teams, the League will decide on the dates for the playoffs continuation(07 Sep 2020)
Covid-19 stopped the semifinal series of the Ukrainian Hockey League
The playoff series of the Ukrainian Hockey League championship has been suspended due to the possible detection of COVID-19 in some hockey players after game #2 of the semifinals. between Donbas Donets'k and Dnipro Kherson and HC Kremenchuk and Bily Bars Bila Tserkva
All players have already been tested for coronavirus before the start of the playoff semi-finals in order to protect all participants in the process before the restart of the championship.
Players of all teams participating in the playoff semi-finals were retested and the new dates for the games are September 9 and 10(07 Sep 2020)
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
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)