Federation of hockey of Russia took a decision to announce the winner and prize-winners of national championship on hockey. At the end of the regular championship CSKA won the Cup of the Continent, gaining 94 points. Photo: Sergey Savostyanov/TASS
Recall that the holding of matches of the Cup of Gagarin was completed because of the pandemic coronavirus. According to the statement of the FHR, in season 2019/20, by decision of the FHR and the KHL was a special order of definition of winners of the tournament, according to which fundamental was principles of sports justice considered the results of the regular championship and play-offs are taken into account all available statistical data, the provisions of the regulations of the leagues in the season had priority in determining the winners.
In the end, the champion was named the club CSKA Moscow, the second place took Kazan “AK the leopard” and SKA, “bronze” will get players Dynamo.
CSKA players will receive gold medals, the silver medal was shared by the players Kazan “AK the Leopard” and SKA, “bronze” – the capital “Dynamo
Commented on the end of the season, the President of CSKA Igor Esmantovich:
– CSKA was preparing for a full season, but the pandemic has suspended the campaign for a second Cup. Sympathetic to this championship and we are very pleased because the club deserved it. Although many skeptics say that the champion of Russia and Gagarin Cup winner should be one team, CSKA have always been strongly against this release. We won the regular season and passed the first round of the playoffs, And that’s enough, I think, in order for the Federation made the right decision.
The national hockey League and players ‘ Association League to discuss the issue of participation of athletes in the Olympic games.It is reported a known insider Pierre Le Brun in his Twitter.
According to him, this issue is discussed in the framework of negotiations on the terms of renewal collective agreement.
– In the proposed collective agreement included a clause regarding return of NHL to the Olympic games, – said the journalist.
If an agreement is reached and held successful negotiations with the IOC, the players of the League will be able to take part in the Olympic games in 2022 and 2026 years.
Recall that the NHL missed the last winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.