HC Berkut-Kiev

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HC Berkut-Kyiv
Nickname "Golden Eages"
City Kiev
League Ukrainian Hockey League
(1997–2002)
Eastern European Hockey League
(1997–2002)
Founded 1997
Folded 2002
Home arena Avangard
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Franchise history

HC Berkut-Kiev

  • HC Berkut-PPO (1997–98)

Hockey Club Berkut-Kiev (Ukrainian: ХК Беркут-Київ, English: HC Golden Eagle Kiev) was an ice hockey team in Kiev, Ukraine, that existed from 1997 to 2002. The team played in the Ukrainian Hockey League and the Eastern European Hockey League.

Berkut-PPO and Berkut-Kiev[edit]

It was founded in 1997 as a farm team of Sokil Kiev under the name of Berkut-PPO. Previously in 1995-96 season another "one-season" team associated with Obolon (hence abbreviation PPO) participated in Ukrainian competitions and later during the season changed its name to IVARs.

In 1998 based on the Sokil's farm team Berkut-PPO, there was established a separate club HC Berkut-Kiev.

Berkut Brovary and Podil Kiev[edit]

After liquidation of HC Berkut-Kiev in 2002, in 2004 another HC Berkut was established in Brovary (city satellite of Kiev). In 2009 that club moved to Kiev and for one season (2009-10) was known as Berkut Kiev. In 2010-11 the club played under the name of HC Podil Kiev, before it was liquidated. One of founders of HC Berkut Brovary, split in 2007 and established another club HC Bars Brovary which eventually became Bilyi Bars from Bila Tserkva.

Achievements[edit]

  • Ukrainian champion : 2000, 2001, 2002.[1]
  • EEHL champion : 2000, 2001.

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