Kristall Saratov

Kristall Saratov is an ice hockey team in Saratov, Russia. They play in the VHL-B, the third level of Russian ice hockey.

Kristall Saratov
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CitySaratov, Russia
LeagueVHL-B 2017-present
Home arenaSports Palace Kristall (6,100 seats)
Head coachAnatoly Lukoshin
Affiliate(s)Kristall-Yunior (NMHL)
WebsiteOfficial website


The club was founded as Bolshevik Saratov in 1948. They have gone through a number of name changes during their history.

  • 1949: Nauka Saratov
  • 1950: Iskra Saratov
  • 1954: Iskra Saratov folded.
  • 1958: Trud Saratov was founded as the successor to Iskra Saratov.
  • 1961: Avangard Saratov
  • 1965: Energiya Saratov
  • 1969: Kristall Saratov


  • Soviet League Class A2 champion: 1967, 1974, 1976

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