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|20 Jun 2013 |||Chris Bourque (F)||Boston Bruins||Ak Bars Kazan|
|19 Jun 2013 |||Niko Kapanen (F)||Ak Bars Kazan||unknown|
|19 Jun 2013 |||David Ullström (F)||New York Islanders||Lokomotiv Yaroslavl|
|19 Jun 2013 |||Andrei Kuzmin (F)||Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk||Dizel Penza|
|1.||Sergei Mozyakin||F||Metallurg Magnitogorsk||48||35||41||76||6||21|
|2.||Alexander Radulov||RW||CSKA Moskva||48||22||46||68||86||12|
|3.||Yevgeny Malkin||C||Metallurg Magnitogorsk||37||23||42||65||58||23|
|4.||Patrick Thoresen||LW||SKA St. Petersburg||52||21||30||51||49||17|
|5.||Jori Lehterä||C||Sibir Novosibirsk||52||17||31||48||46||18|
|6.||Yevgeny Kuznetsov||F||Traktor Chelyabinsk||51||19||25||44||42||-1|
|7.||Dmitry Kagarlitsky||F||Donbas Donets’k||51||14||30||44||12||-5|
|8.||Mikhail Varnakov||F||SKA St. Petersburg||51||22||21||43||62||9|
|9.||Nikolai Zherdev||F||Ak Bars Kazan||50||15||28||43||29||-7|
|10.||Dmitry Makarov||F||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod||52||13||30||43||14||-2|
GROUP: Bobrov Division
|1||SKA St. Petersburg||52||36||2||3||11||182:116||115|
|3||HC Slovan Bratislava||52||17||11||5||19||124:127||78|
|4||HC LEV Praha||52||23||1||5||23||132:133||76|
GROUP: Tarasov Division
|4||Atlant Moscow Oblast||52||19||4||8||21||137:141||73|
|6||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod||52||19||2||8||23||142:146||69|
GROUP: Kharlamov Division
|1||Ak Bars Kazan||52||28||6||8||10||157:112||104|
GROUP: Chernyshyov Division
|2||Salavat Yulayev Ufa||52||24||5||6||17||148:140||88|
Conference quarter finals
During the regular season, each team plays 56 games: four games against each of the teams in their own division (for a total of 20 games) and two games against each of the other teams (for a total of 36 games).
The eight top-ranked teams in each conference receive playoff berths. Within each conference quarterfinals, semifinals and finals are played before the conference winners play against each other for the Gagarin Cup. The division winners are seeded first and second in their conference, based on their regular season record. All playoff rounds are played as best-of-seven series. In each round, the top seeded remaining team is paired with the lowest seeded team etc. This playoff structure is very similar to the current format of the NHL playoffs. In the playoffs, overtime periods last 20 minutes (or until a goal is scored). The number of overtime periods is not limited.
This playoff format does not allow the strongest teams to take the topmost positions in the KHL final standings when these teams are from the same conference. This is because the format makes the conferences equally represented in top two, four, eight and sixteen spots of the final standings, regardless of the relative strength of the conferences.
No automatic promotion/relegation. New applicants are examined by KHL board
The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) is an international professional ice hockey league in Eurasia founded in 2008. As of 2009, it is ranked as the strongest hockey league in Europe
The title of Champion of Russia, regardless of which nation the club represents, and the Gagarin Cup, named after the first man to reach space and orbit the Earth, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, are awarded annually to the league champion, following a 16-team playoff at the end of the regular season. Two teams from the KHL were guaranteed qualification into the Champions Hockey League season.
The league was formed in 2008, from a predecessor organization, the Russian Superleague (RSL). The RSL, in turn, was a successor to the Soviet Championship League, which was founded in 1946 with only five teams. The KHL began its operations with 24 teams. After minor changes in the composition of the Russian teams and even a reduction to 23 teams in the 2010-11 season, the league will be back to 24 teams in the 2011-12 season. Of these teams, 20 are based in the Russian Federation and 4 more are located in Belarus, Latvia, Kazakhstan and Slovakia.
- Admirals Vladivostok selects 19 players in Expansion Draft (17 Jun 2013)
- KHL Releases 2013-2014 schedule (17 Jun 2013)
- KHL Will Not Release Players Available to Vladivostok (12 Jun 2013)
- Petri Kontiola Player of the Month April/May (11 Jun 2013)
- All set in Vladivostok? (07 Jun 2013)
Vityaz changes farm team
Vityaz Podolsk announces the sign of one-year farm team agreement with Titan Klin. Last season Kuban Krasnodar was the Vityaz's farm team(17 Jun 2013)
Atlant and Neftekhimik sign farm-team agreement
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk signed a farm team agreement with Kristall Saratov, while Atlant Moscow Oblast will have Buran Voronezh as farm team.(10 Jun 2013)
Gazprom reduces Avangard budget
Gazprom oil markedly reduces the budget of Avangard Omsk. Compared to last season the club will not receive nearly one-third of funds from its principal sponsor.
For the whole season 2013/14 Avangard and its youth team Omsk Hawks will receive 684.4 million rubles from the general sponsor, a cut of about 30%
Small change in Sibir’s name
From the next season the official name of Sibir Novosibirsk will change in Sibir Novosibirsk Region.
A similar change in the official name happened with Avangard, which now represents the Omsk region.
Ari-Pekka Selin is Barys new coach
Barys Astana announces Finnish Ari-Pekka Selin as new head coach. Selin, 50, worked at Ilves, Saipa and last season at HPK Hämeenlinna and was Finland national team assistant coach at last World Championship. He signed a two-years contract.
Andrei Shayanov and Erlan Sagymbaev, along with former Ilves coach Raimo Helminen will be the assistents
Buran becomes Atlant farm-club
Atlant Moscow Oblast and Buran Voronezh signed an agreement on mutual cooperation. Thus, in the season 2013/14 Voronezh team will be Atlant farm club in the championship VHL.(04 Jun 2013)
New GM at Novokuznetsk and Ambri-Piotta
Vladimir Rokkel is the new GM of Metallurg Novokuznetsk replacing Evgeny Terentyev. Earlier Rokkel served as first deputy mayor of Novokuznetsk on social issues, as well as supervising the sport in the city, including hockey.
Also Swiss ambri-Piotta announces the new GM: it's former rival HC Lugano GM Alain Vetterli.
Vityaz come back to Podolsk
The Board of Vityaz has agreed with the KHL and the Government of the Moscow Oblast the final details of the move from Chekhov to Podolsk
Starting from season 2013/14 Vityaz will be based in Podolsk and hold home games at the Ice Palace "Vityaz", which seats 5,500 spectators. Vityaz has already played in Podolsk from 2000 to 2003, before to moved to Chekhov.
Youth team "Russian Knights" will remain in Chekhov and will hold their home games at the Ice Hockey Center "Vityaz", which seats 3,300 spectators.(01 Jun 2013)
Torpedo announces Skabelka as assistant coach
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod CEO Andrei Osipenko announces club offered a contract as assistant coach to Andrei Skabelka who left in last days his charge as Belarus National team coach. Skabelka will work with coach Peteris Skudra(31 May 2013)
Roman Starchenko awarded as best player of Kazakhstan
Barys Astana and Kazakhstan national team forward Roman Starchenko was elected "Best hockey player of Kazakhstan". 27-year-old right wing preceded another two Barys' players, American Brandon Bochenski and Talgat Zhailauov who won trophy in 2007. With national team, Starchenko was the top scorer at IHWC Division I in Budapest(31 May 2013)
|17 Apr 2013||Traktor Chelyabinsk - Dynamo Moskva||2-3 OT|
- Youngest player: Igor Shesterkin (17 years)
- Oldest player: Oleg Petrov (42 years)
- Shortest player: Konstantin Shabunov (168 cm)
- Tallest player: Zdeno Chara (205 cm)
- Nationalities: Belarus (30), Canada (37), Czech Republic (45), Finland (41), Germany (1), Kazakhstan (29), Latvia (34), Norway (3), Russia (576), Slovakia (52), Sweden (24), Ukraine (9), USA (13)
- Highest win: Barys Astana - CSKA Moskva
- Season average attendance: 6106