Continental Cup (KHL)

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Continental Cup
Established 2010
Current holder(s) Dynamo Moscow
Awarded to the Team finished 1st in the KHL standings after the regular season

The Continental Cup[1][2] (Russian: Кубок Континента, Kubok Kontinenta), also known as the Kontinental Cup,[3] is the trophy presented to the winner of the regular season of the Kontinental Hockey League, i.e. the team with the most points at the end of the regular season. It was introduced during the second season of the competition. Earlier, the winner of the first season simply named the regular season winner. The name of the trophy was voted on by visitors of the KHL website. Other candidates for the name of the trophy included Leader Cup, Suvorov Cup, Peoples' Friendship Cup and «Our Game» Cup. More than 24 000 people voted. Continental Cup received 58.57% of the votes (14 118 votes).[4]

Cup winners[edit]

Key to colors
W Western Conference member
E Eastern Conference member
Season Team Games Points Playoff result
2009–10 E Russia Salavat Yulaev Ufa 56 129 Lost Conference final (AKB)
2010–11 E Russia Avangard Omsk 54 118 Lost Conference semi-final (MMG)
2011–12 E Russia Traktor Chelyabinsk 54 114 Lost Conference final (AVA)
2012–13 W Russia SKA Saint Petersburg 52 115 Lost Conference final (DYN)
2013–14 W Russia Dynamo Moscow 54 115 Lost Conference quarterfinal (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ufa’s first trophy". khl.ru. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Новые трофеи Лиги". khl.ru. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Kontinental champion!". Kontinental Hockey League. 26 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  4. ^ ""Кубок Континента" – награда победителю регулярного чемпионата". khl.ru. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 

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