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HC SKA-Neva (Russian: Хоккейный Клуб СКА-Нева) is a Russian professional ice hockey team playing in the VHL, the second level of Russian ice hockey. The club was founded as VMF St. Petersburg in 2008 in Saint Petersburg as a farm club of the KHL team SKA Saint Petersburg. After failing to attract the audience in Petersburg, the franchise was relocated to Kondopoga, Karelia during the 2012-2013 VHL season. Starting with the 2013-14 season, the team officially changed the name to VMF Karelia, VMF standing for the Russian Navy. The next season, it was changed to SKA-Karelia. In May 2015, the club returned to Saint Petersburg and was renamed SKA-Neva[1]

SKA-Neva
СКА-Нева
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CitySaint Petersburg, Russia
LeagueVHL 2010-present
ConferenceWestern
Home arenaYubileyny Sports Palace
(capacity: 7,000)
Colours              
Head coachRussia Yevgeni Popikhin
Affiliate(s)SKA Saint Petersburg (KHL)
SKA-1946 (MHL)
SKA-Serebryanye Lvy (MHL)
SKA-Varyagi (NMHL)
Websitewww.neva.ska.ru
Franchise history
2008-2013VMF St. Petersburg
2013-2014VMF Karelia
2014-2015SKA-Karelia
2015–presentSKA-Neva

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Клуб «СКА-Карелия» получит новое имя и переедет в Санкт-Петербург". karelia.ru. Retrieved 2017-11-23.

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