Kontinental Hockey League

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Kontinental Hockey League
Current season or competition:
2011–12 KHL season
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 2008
Commissioner Alexander Medvedev
Motto Хоккей – наша игра! (Hockey is our game!)[1]
No. of teams 24
Country(ies)  Belarus (1 team)
 Kazakhstan (1 team)
 Latvia (1 team)
 Russia (20 teams)
 Slovakia (1 team)[2]
Most recent champion(s) Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Most championships Ak Bars Kazan (2)
TV partner(s) KHL-TV (Russia (as part of the NTV Plus package), USA and Canada (part of ViaNetTV),[3] Latvia and international through KHL's website)
Russia 2 (Russia)[4]
Viasat (Finland, Sweden,[4] Norway, Denmark, Bulgaria, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia)[5]
LTV7 (Latvia)
Nova Sport (Czech Republic, Slovakia)[6][7][8]
Sportdigital.tv (Germany)
Official website KHL.ru (English)
Related competitions Russian Championship
VHL
Minor Hockey League

The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) (Russian: Континентальная Хоккейная Лига, Kontinental'naya Khokkeynaya Liga) is an international professional ice hockey league in Eurasia founded in 2008.

Teams in 2011–12[change | edit source]

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