Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk

Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk (Russian: Олимпия Кирово-Чепецк) is an ice hockey team in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Russia.

Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk
CityKirovo-Chepetsk, Russia
LeagueMHL
Founded1946
Home arenaSKOK Soiouz
ColoursOrange, blue, white
Franchise history
1946-1964Khimik Kirovo-Chepetsk
1964-presentOlimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1946 as Khimik Kirovo-Chepetsk and they took on their present name of Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk in 1964. During Soviet times, they participated in the lower-level leagues.

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the club took part in the second-level Russian league, the Vysshaya Liga, in all years from 1992-2007 except 1999, when they played in the second-level league organized by the Russian Ice Hockey Federation.

They have participated in the Russian junior league, since 2010.

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