CSK VVS Samara (ice hockey)

CSK VVS Samara (Russian: ЦСК ВВС Самара; lit. Central Sports Club of the Air Force, Samara) are a professional ice hockey team based in Samara, Samara Oblast, Russia. They are currently playing in the Supreme Hockey League, the second level of Russian ice hockey.

CSK VVS Samara
ЦСК ВВС Самара
CitySamara, Samara Oblast
Home arenaCSK VVS Ice Palace
(capacity: 3,500)
General managerVladimir Shikhanov
Head coachAlexander Sokolov
Affiliate(s)Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (KHL)
Reaktor (MHL)
Franchise history
CSK VVS Samara 19??-Present
HC Mayak - 19??-19??

CSK were affiliated with HC Lada Togliatti during their tenure in the Kontinental Hockey League. Following Lada's demotion to the VHL at the conclusion of the 2017–18 season, VVS Samara agreed to become the primary affiliate to HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the KHL from the 2018–19 season.[1]


  1. ^ "Alexander Sokolov head coach for CSK Samara". HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk. 2018-05-05. Retrieved 2018-05-05.

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