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For the victory will fight the capital’s team “Dinamo”, “Spartacus”, CSKA and Moscow “Vityaz”.

In the capital, opened the XII Moscow Mayor’s Cup hockey championship. First hockey tournament of the season will be held from 22 to 25 August at the sports Palace “Megasport”. For the victory will fight the capital’s team “Dinamo”, “Spartacus”, CSKA and Moscow “Vityaz”. The tournament is held in one round, each team will play three matches.

The opening ceremony of the Cup called for Sergei Sobyanin.

“I congratulate you on a great sporting event — the beginning of the hockey season. Today is another great celebration of the 350 years of the Russian flag. With a holiday! The Russian tricolor was raised repeatedly at the most prestigious events in honor of the national team of Russia on hockey. The glory of the legendary Russian hockey players! Without any doubt, Moscow is the heart of Russian hockey,” said the Mayor.

According to him, tens of thousands of teenagers and adults Muscovites are devoted to hockey. In Moscow there are games Student hockey League, Continental hockey League, the tournament “Golden puck” and other competitions.

The mayor announced the open Cup and thanked athletes and coaches, and fans. In addition, the mayor threw the puck at the beginning of the match between CSKA Moscow and Spartak.

This year the teams will step on the ice 12 Olympic Champions. Also fans will see the return to the coaching of Oleg Znarok, who headed the Moscow “Spartak”.

For guests of the capital The Department of sport prepared entertainment program. It starts two hours before the beginning of matches. And for the young fans educational program will be held. Children will be able not only to follow the course of the game, you get to hear a professional review hockey expert. Stream will go through the headphones, which will be given on the spot.

Previously the winner of the Cup of the Mayor of Moscow five times became the Dynamo (2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018). Four times got a victory of CSKA (2010, 2011, 2013, 2017), twice — “Spartak” (2009 and 2015). The participants of the tournament in different years were also situated near Moscow “Atlant” and Moscow’s “wings of the Soviets”.

The Mayor’s Cup has been held since 2008 and traditionally precedes the beginning of the championship of the Continental hockey League.

The organizers — the city’s Department of sport and The ice hockey Federation of Moscow.

Schedule

August 22:

— 15:00 — “Dynamo” (Moscow) — “Vityaz” (Moscow region)

— 19:15 — CSKA (Moscow) — “Spartak” (Moscow).

August 24:

— 15:30 — CSKA (Moscow) — “Vityaz” (Moscow region)

— 19:15 — “Dynamo” (Moscow) — “Spartak” (Moscow).

August 25:

— 15:30 — “Spartak” (Moscow) — “Vityaz” (Moscow region)

— 19:15 — CSKA (Moscow) — “Dynamo” (Moscow).

August 23 will be an exhibition match between teams of the hockey school CSKA (juniors) and the team of the Moscow student hockey League U-18 (first-year students admitted to universities, and newcomers MSHL). Beginning at 18:00.

Broadcast matches live will conduct a themed channels.

To learn more about the tournament on the website Directorate for sports and spectacular events The Department of sports of Moscow.

Moscow plays hockey

The capital is the largest center of development of Russian hockey. In Moscow this sport regularly engaged more than 80 thousand children and adults.

Three Moscow clubs — Dynamo, Spartak and CSKA are in the Kontinental hockey League.

In addition, in Moscow there are children’s, youth and Amateur competition, most of which are organized by the hockey Federation of Moscow, established in 1946.

In the Night ice hockey League formed a division of the “Moscow” unites dozens of clubs.

Among other major Amateur hockey associations — the Moscow Amateur hockey League “lkhl-77”, the United Moscow hockey League and the Russian friendly hockey League.

In Moscow student hockey League teams of the 30 Metropolitan universities.One of the main Amateur competition for young hockey players is the tournament for the prizes of the club “Golden puck”.

Winter in Moscow for hockey fans every year discover about 1.4 thousand rinks with artificial and natural ice.

Serving players

In the system Department’s future players are taught on the basis of seven institutions: sports school of Olympic reserve № 1, sports schools No. 2, 7, 10, sports school “the Academy “Spartak”” Moscow city fizkulturno-sports Association and the FSO “Hockey of Moscow”.

Training is 4171 people, including at the initial stage — 1825 athletes at the training stage (sports specialization) — 2346 athletes.

Sports categories have 583 people, including mass discharges at 565 and the first digit in 18 athletes.

At the disposal of the Department’s 26 sports and recreation centers with ice rinks. In the coming years will open seven more such objects.

At the expense of the city budget it is planned to build five sets of:

sports complex with a skating rink for state-financed institution “Physical culture and sports Association “Hockey of Moscow”” to the address: street of red Lighthouse, opposite the possessions 13A, case 2

sports complex with a skating rink for KP “Sports complex of the Olympic village — 80” at the address: Michurinsky prospect, Olympic Village, building 2

a sports complex with an indoor ice rink, swimming pool, extreme Park and area a workout area for GBU “Center for physical culture and sports of the South-Eastern administrative district of Moscow” in the TPU “Sochi”

— FOK with a skating rink at the address: ulitsa moldagulovoy, possession of 5A

ice Palace for SEI “the Center of sports and education “Sambo-70″” at the intersection of Novoyasenevsky Prospekt and Tarusa Yasnogorskiy and streets.

Extrabudgetary sources will appear in Moscow:

ice complex “Crystal” at the address: ulitsa Luzhniki, 24 possession

ice Palace at the address: ulitsa Aviatorov, plot 7.

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