Ice Hockey World Championship
VTB Ice Palace (Legends Arena) - Testing Phase

The VTB Ice Palace was opened on April 26th, 2015. During construction the arena was to be called Legends Arena (Arena of Legends) but then VTB Bank bought naming rights. There are a total of three arenas - Large, Small, and a training arena in this sports complex. In the hockey setup, the Large Arena can seat up to 12,100 people. The VTB Ice Palace is located on the territory of the redevel...

SK Yubileiniy Reconstruction is going according to plans

Recently the reconstruction committee has said that the reconstruction of the Yubileiniy Sports Complex is going according to plan, and that the arena will be ready for the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships. The arena will be slighlty expanded, and new equipment will be installed. Seating will be more comfortable than before.

Anton Shantir, the CEO of the Yubileyniy Sports Complex, h...

How much will the IIHF World Championship cost?

As everyone already knows, the next IIHF Ice Hockey Championships will take place in Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia.

Teams from Group B will fight for their right in the final in Saint Petersburg. All Group B matches will take place in Yubileyny Sports Palace on Dobrolyubova avenue. To meet all the requirements set out by the IIHF, the Yubileyny Sports Palace is going through reconstruct...

2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Ticket sales

Soon tickets sales to one of the most anticipated events of 2016 will begin. Ticket sales will start on November 6th Moscow time.

We want to remind all ice hockey fans that the 80th IIHF Ice hockey world championship will take place in Russia from the 6th to the 22nd of May in 2016. All matches will take place either in Moscow or in Saint Petersburg. You can check the schedule and line up...

Will Ovechkin play for the "Red Machine"?

The Red Machine - a worldwide brand of Russian and Soviet ice hockey is coming back to ice in May 2016. The brand started during the Soviet Union when the Soviet national ice hockey team would sweep away all of its competitors from the arena. This year, the brand was again resurrected in Finland.

Now, one of the most pressing questions is whether or not Alexander Ovechkin will play for the...