Junior Hockey League Championships

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Junior Hockey League
Division B
Junior Hockey League (Russia).svg
Sport ice hockey
Founded 2011
Director Dmitry Yefimov
Motto Лига сильных (Liga silnykh, The League of the strong)
Inaugural season 2011–12
No. of teams 31
Country  Russia (28 teams)
 Lithuania (1 team)
 Moldova (1 team)
Most recent champion(s) HC Rossosh (1st title)
Most titles HC Rossosh, Berkuty Kubani, Junior Kurgan, Molot Perm (1)
Related competitions Kontinental Hockey League
Minor Hockey League
Russian Hockey League
Promotion to MHL-A (2 finalists)
Official website http://mhl2.khl.ru

The Junior Hockey League Division B is the second level of the Junior Hockey League, junior ice hockey league. The B division was established in 2011 and the inaugural season is the 2011–12 season. A promotion and relegation system is in place between the MHL and MHL-B, where the bottom 2 teams at the end of the season of MHL are relegated to MHL-B and 2 best MHL-B teams are promoted to MHL.

The Regions Cup is awarded to the champion of the playoffs of the league.[1]

Generation Cup[edit]

The logo of Generation Cup

The Generation Cup (Russian: Кубок Поколения, Kubok Pokoleniya) is the all-star game of MHL-B and analog to the MHL's Challenge Cup. The first ever Generation Cup will take place on 23 February 2012 in Penza and will feature Team East against Team West.

Future Cup[edit]

The Future Cup (Russian: Кубок Будущего, Kubok Budushchego) is an exhibition game featuring under-18 players of MHL and MHL-B. The first ever Future Cup will take place on 13 March 2012 in Chelyabinsk and will feature players not born before 1 January 1994.

2012 expansion[edit]

Seven new teams were confirmed for the 2012–13 season: MHC Dmitrov, Zauralie Kurgan, HC Ryazan, Buran Voronezh, HC Belgorod, Sputnik Nizhny Tagil and Platina Chișinău from Moldova.[2][3]

Teams in 2014–15[edit]

Minor Hockey League - B
Eastern Conference
Team City Arena Affiliate Team Founded
Altayskie Berkuty Barnaul Russia Barnaul Titov Sports Palace Barnaul Altai Barnaul (RUS3) 2011
Angarsky Yermak Russia Angarsk Yermak Ice Stadium Yermak Angarsk (VHL) 2011
HC Batyr Neftekamsk Russia Neftekamsk Indoor Ice Rink Toros Neftekamsk (VHL) 2011
Dizelist Penza Russia Penza Temp sports ice palace Dizel Penza (VHL) 2011
HC Gornyak Uchaly Russia Uchaly Ice Arena Gornyak Uchaly None 2013
Kometa Samara Russia Samara CSK VVS Samara (RUS3) 2014
Kristall-Yunior Saratov Russia Saratov HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (KHL) 2011
Krasnoyarskie Rysi Russia Krasnoyarsk Fakel Ice Palace Sokol Krasnoyarsk (VHL) 2011
Mechel Chelyabinsk Russia Chelyabinsk Mechel Ice Palace Traktor Chelyabinsk (KHL) 1949
Molot Perm Russia Perm Molot-Prikamye Perm (VHL) 2011
Progress Glazov Russia Glazov Progress Sports Palace HC Izhstal (VHL) 1954
Sputnik Almetievsk Russia Almetyevsk None 2011
Yunior-Sputnik Nizhny Tagil Russia Nizhny Tagil Sputnik Nizhny Tagil (VHL) 2012
Yuzhny Ural-Metallurg Orsk Russia Orsk Yuzhny Ural Orsk (VHL) 2014
Western Conference
Team City Arena Affiliate Team Founded
HC Belgorod Russia Belgorod Oranzevjy led None 1994
HC Bryansk Russia Bryansk Desna Stadium None 1957
Dinamo-Raubichi Belarus Raubichi Raubichi Ice Rink None 2013
Draguny Mozhaysk Russia Mozhaysk Ice Palace Bagration Mozhaysk None
Loko-Yunior Yaroslavl Russia Yaroslavl Lokomotiv Sports Complex Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL)
Loko Yaroslavl (MHL)
MHC Dmitrov Russia Dmitrov Dmitrov Sports Palace None 2012
MHC Klin Sportivny Russia Klin Valeri Kharlamov Klin Ice Palace Titan Klin (VHL) 2011
Kristall Elektrostal Russia Elektrostal Ice Palace Kristall None 1949
Molniya Ryazan Russia Ryazan HC Ryazan (VHL) 2012
Platina Chișinău Moldova Chișinău None 2010
HC Rossosh Russia Rossosh Buran Voronezh (VHL) 2012
Raketa Sarov Russia Sarov HC Sarov (VHL) 2012
SKA-Varyagi Vsevolozhski Russia Vsevolozhsk None 2014
Tverichi Tver Russia Tver THK Tver (VHL) 2012
HC Yelets Russia Lipetsk None 2013
HC Žalgiris Lithuania Vilnius Elektrėnai Ice Palace None 2014
MHK Zelenograd Russia Zelenograd Ice Arena Zelenogradsky JHC Spartak (MHL) 2011


  1. ^ Press service of the Minor Hockey League (22 March 2012). Кубок Регионов в офисе МХЛ (in Russian). Minor Hockey League website. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Press service of the Minor Hockey League (27 April 2012). В Первенство МХЛ вступили шесть новых клубов (in Russian). Minor Hockey League website. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.iihf.com/home-of-hockey/news/news-singleview/browse/1/recap/7101.html?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=187&cHash=ae623d1fec.html

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