Neftyanik Almetyevsk

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Neftyanik Almetyevsk
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City Almetyevsk, Tatarstan, Russia
League

VHL 2010-Present

Founded 1965
Home arena Yubileiny Sports Palace
Colours                    
Head coach Russia Rishat Gimayev
Affiliate(s) Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)
Sputnik Almetyevsk (MHL-B)

Neftyanik Almetyevsk is an ice hockey team in Almetyevsk, Russia. They play in the VHL, the second level of Russian ice hockey.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1965 as Sputnik. In 1986, they were renamed Neftyanik (Oiler). In 2008, Neftyanik joined the Vysshaya Liga, and affiliated with Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL.

Achievements[edit]

  • Pervaya Liga champion: 1979.
  • Vysshaya Liga champion: 1994, 2000.

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