Kontinental Hockey League

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Kontinental Hockey League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016–17 KHL season
FormerlyRussian Superleague
SportIce hockey
Founded2008
CEOAlexander Medvedev
MottoХоккей – наша игра! (Hockey is our game!)[1]
No. of teams29
Country Belarus (1 team)
 China (1 team)
 Croatia (1 team)
 Finland (1 team)
 Kazakhstan (1 team)
 Latvia (1 team)
 Russia (22 teams)
 Slovakia (1 team)[2]
Most recent
champion(s)
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Most titlesAk Bars Kazan & Dynamo Moscow (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)
Related
competitions
Russian Championship
VHL
Minor Hockey League
Official websiteKHL.ru (English)

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 2014–15[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Новый игровой ролик КХЛ "Пробка"" (in Russian). khl.ru. Retrieved 2010-08-16.
  2. "Back to 24". khl.ru. 2011-05-09.
  3. "Crossing the Atlantic". khl.ru. 2010-04-20.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Kontinental Hockey League And TV Channel Sport Ratified An Agreement On KHL Championship Games Broadcast In 2009/2010 Season". en.khl.ru. Retrieved 25 August 2009.
  5. "Kontinental Hockey League Signed An Agreement With Viasat". khl.ru. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
  6. "Nova Sport je blízko k uzavření kontraktu na hokejovou KHL". DigiZone.cz. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  7. "Jágr a KHL budou v televizi. Práva koupil Nova sport". Týden.cz. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  8. "KHL Games Broadcast In The Czech Republic And Slovakia". khl.ru. Retrieved 2009-07-28.