Ukrainian hockey club " Donbass " will not participate in the upcoming season in the NHL, is notified on the Internet representative office of the League.
On Tuesday in the Russian capital hosted soveshanie of KHL President Alexander Medvedev and the President of " Donbass", Boris Kolesnikov, during which the leaders discussed prospects of participation of the Ukrainian team in the CHL. The situation in Ukraine continues to be difficult, but actually " Donbass " in the fire arena " Friendship " at the time were left without a home stadium, according to a report on Internet representation. However, in order to preserve the guaranteed space in the KHL club is part of its shareholders and acquires a share in OOO CHL. The current contracts of players and trainers with the " Donbass " will be recorded in the Continental hockey League and frozen for one year. To maintain fitness and career players " Donbass " will be granted the right to conclude annual contracts with other clubs in the League. Medvedev and Kolesnikov also underlined the importance of the participation of " Donbass " in the CHL and the value of the Continental hockey League championship For sports and cultural life of the region. Remember, in may of the current year the stadium " Donbass " has lighted up in Donetske last season KHL " Donbass " was forced to spend a few relegation not on the home arena: the seventh game of 1/8 final of Riga " Dynamo ", and also two games of the quarter-finals with Prague's " Left " have been moved to Bratislava due to the unstable political situation in the country.