Salavat Yulaev Ufa

Country Russian Federation Russian Federation
City Ufa, Bashkortostan
Founded 1967
Kontinental Hockey League

Salavat Yulaev Ufa is professional ice hockey team from Ufa in the Republic of Bashkortostan, which is a federal subject of the Russian Federation. The team was established in 1957. They are a member of the Bobrov Division in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and they were also a part of Group C of the Champions Hockey League (CBHL) in the 2008-09 season.

The team was named Salavat Yulaev after the national hero of Bashkiria who originated from Ufa. Originally, Salavat Yulaev Ufa was called Trud Ufa from its establishment in 1957 to 1959. The named then changed to Gastello Ufa in 1959 and in 1962, the team settled with their current name.

Oleg Gross is the team’s current general manager. Sergei Mikhalev serves as the team’s head coach and Vladimir Antipov is the team captain. The Ufa Arena serves as the home arena for Salavat Yulaev Ufa. It has an estimated capacity of 8000 individuals. Team colors are taken from the Bashkortostan flag. They are blue, white, and green.

The team has participated in 77 international matches with clubs from all over Europe. They have a record of 67 wins, 5 ties, and 5 defeats. December 30, 1961 marked the team’s first international match against Bismuth. The team has also won several championships. These include the Vysshaya Liga Championships, the Federation Cup, Bashkiria Presidential Cup, Romazan Tournament, and the Russian Super League Championships, which they won in 2008. They have also placed second in the Continental Cup in 1997 and the Spengler Cup in 2007.

Team Roster

Name Position
Vitali Proshkin Russian Federation

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