2012–13 VHL season

The 2012–13 VHL season was the third season of the Russian Major League. It started 9 September 2012 and ended on April 2013.

2012–13 VHL season
LeagueRussian Major League
SportIce hockey
DurationSeptember 9, 2012 – April 30, 2013
Number of teams27
Regular season
Play-offs
Bratina Cup
ChampionsToros Neftekamsk
  Runners-upSaryarka Karaganda
VHL seasons

Team and KHL affiliation changesEdit

Team changesEdit

Affiliation changesEdit

VHL team new affiliate old affiliate
Kuban Krasnodar Vityaz Chekhov None
HC Ryazan Sibir Novosibirsk Vityaz Chekhov
Zauralie Kurgan Avangard Omsk Sibir Novosibirsk
THK Tver CSKA Moscow None
Ariada-Akpars Volzhsk Metallurg Novokuznetsk None
Ermak Angarsk None Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Yunost Minsk Dinamo Minsk None

Regular seasonEdit

Starting with this season the VHL abandoned its previous conference structure. All teams played their regular seasons in a round robin format with two games (home and away) against every team of the league.

League standingsEdit

Source: vhl.khl.ru[1]

Points are awarded as follows:

  • 3 Points for a win in regulation ("W")
  • 2 Points for a win in overtime ("OTW") or penalty shootout ("SOW")
  • 1 Point for a loss in a penalty shootout ("SOL") or overtime ("OTL")
  • 0 Points for a loss in regulation ("L")


Team GP W OTW SOW SOL OTL L GF-GA Pts
1   Saryarka Karaganda 52 33 1 6 2 0 10 150-89 115
2   Rubin Tyumen 52 31 2 4 4 3 8 162-105 112
3   Toros Neftekamsk 52 27 3 6 3 1 12 152-105 103
4   Neftyanik Almetyevsk 52 24 2 6 6 1 13 156-115 95
5   Yuzhny Ural Orsk 52 29 2 0 3 0 18 136-104 94
6   Sputnik Nizhny Tagil 52 25 2 5 1 4 15 173-135 94
7   Buran Voronezh 52 25 0 5 3 0 19 160-139 88
8   Ermak Angarsk 52 24 2 4 3 1 18 132-142 88
9   HC Lada Togliatti 52 24 0 5 4 2 17 149-130 88
10   Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 52 22 3 6 2 2 17 123-118 88
11   Dynamo Balashikha 52 23 1 5 2 2 19 158-160 85
12   Ariada-Akpars Volzhsk 52 21 1 6 5 3 16 163-151 85
13   Molot-Prikamye Perm 52 23 2 2 4 3 18 145-141 84
14   Kazzinc-Torpedo 52 22 3 3 5 1 18 147-123 84
15   HC Sarov 52 19 0 7 5 2 19 147-133 78
16   Dizel Penza 52 21 2 1 6 1 21 137-121 76
17   HC Kuban 52 18 2 7 4 0 21 126-116 76
18   HC VMF 52 18 2 3 6 2 21 142-154 72
19   THK Tver 52 16 1 5 3 3 24 147-180 66
20   Chelmet Chelyabinsk 52 17 3 2 1 3 26 129-141 65
21   Kristall Saratov 52 15 3 2 3 2 27 120-154 60
22   Titan Klin 52 15 1 1 4 2 29 117-159 55
23   Yunost Minsk 52 12 1 5 6 1 27 104-160 55
24   Sokol Krasnoyarsk 52 11 2 6 4 2 27 113-152 55
25   Zauralie Kurgan 52 11 3 3 7 2 26 120-163 54
26   Izhstal Izhevsk 52 11 1 3 7 2 28 100-163 50
27   HC Ryazan 52 9 1 2 7 1 32 112-196 41

Bratina Cup PlayoffsEdit

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 Saryarka Karaganda 3  
16 Dizel Penza 0  
  1 Saryarka Karaganda 4  
 
  13 Molot-Prikamye Perm 2  
3 Toros Neftekamsk 3
14 Kazzinc-Torpedo 0  
  1 Saryarka Karaganda 4  
  12 Ariada-Akpars Volzhsk 1  
5 Yuzhny Ural Orsk 1  
12 Ariada-Akpars Volzhsk 3  
  3 Toros Neftekamsk 4
 
  9 Lada Togliatti 1  
7 Buran Voronezh 3
10 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 2  
  3 Toros Neftekamsk 4
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second rounds.)
  1 Saryarka Karaganda 3
2 Rubin Tyumen 3  
15 HC Sarov 2  
  2 Rubin Tyumen 3
 
  12 Ariada-Akpars Volzhsk 4  
4 Neftyanik Almetyevsk 1
13 Molot-Prikamye Perm 3  
  3 Toros Neftekamsk 4
  7 Buran Voronezh 0  
6 Sputnik Nizhny Tagil 3  
11 Dynamo Balashikha 1  
  6 Sputnik Nizhny Tagil 3
 
  7 Buran Voronezh 4  
8 Ermak Angarsk 2
9 Lada Togliatti 3  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VHL Regular season standings". vhl.khl.ru.