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Severstal Cherepovets

 

Severstal Cherepovets

Severstal Cherepovets
Full name

HC Severstal 1994–present

  • Metallurg Cherepovets 1959–1994
  • Stroitel Cherepovets 1956–1959
Nickname(s) "Steelers"
Founded 1956
Based in Cherepovets, Vologda
Arena Ice Palace
(capacity: 6,064)
League

KHL 2008–present

Division Tarasov
Conference Western
Team colors               
Owner(s) Alexei Mordashov
GM Vladimir Sokolov
Head coach Andrei Nazarov
Captain Evgeny Ketov
Affiliates Titan Klin (VHL)
Almaz Cherepovets (MHL)
Website www.severstalclub.ru

Hockey Club Severstal is a professional ice hockey team based in Cherepovets, Vologda Oblast, Russia. They are members of the Tarasov Division in the Kontinental Hockey League.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Honors 2
    • Champions 2.1
    • Runners-up 2.2

History

Founded in 1956, the club was originally known as Stroitel (Builder) Cherepovets. The name was changed to Metallurg (Metallurgist) Cherepovets in 1959. During the Soviet times Metallurg played in the low- and mid-level divisions of the ice hockey championship. But since the 1990s not without the financial support of its parent Severstal company the club joined the ranks of the major professional teams starting with the first season of the newly established International Hockey League. The club eventually changed its name after the owner in 1994. The biggest success of Severstal to date is the 2002-2003 Superleague season when they advanced to the final with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.

Honors

Champions

1st Pajulahti Cup (2): 2000, 2006
1st Donbass Open Cup (1): 2012

Runners-up

2nd Russian Superleague (1): 2003
3rd Russian Superleague (1): 2001

==Season-by-season
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