SHL championship to bring together 26 hockey clubs including “Diesel”
Penza, 3 July 2015. PenzaNews. The upcoming championship of the Supreme Hockey League will bring together 26 clubs, including “Diesel” from Penza that nearly skipped the 2015-2016 season due to financial issues, and “Kristall” from Saratov after a break.
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The previous season’s championship involved 24 clubs.
The changes in the list included “Lipetsk” and “Kuban” leaving the roster, while three new Moscow region clubs joined in, says the website of the Supreme Hockey League.
As PenzaNews agency reported earlier, Evgeny Troshin, the acting deputy chairman of the Penza region government, met the managing director of the Supreme Hockey League German Skoroupov in Moscow on Thursday, July 2. The meeting resulted in an agreement to allow the Penza professional hockey club “Diesel” to take part in the 2015-2016 SHL championship.