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Continental hockey League (KHL) has excluded from structure of participants of the Tolyatti “Lada” and Khanty-Mansiysk “Ugra”. Reports about it “CHempionata”.
It is noted that last spring the Board of Directors of the League decided at the end of season-2017/18 to exclude from the championship of the three teams based on the rating formed on the basis of sports and economic performance. At risk were “Ugra”, “Lada” and Cherepovets “Severstal”.
At the end of this season “Ugra” became the worst team in the NHL, with 48 points finishing in last place in the standings of the regular season. Lada with 50 points were located on the third line from the end.
Lada played in the KHL from 2008 to 2010, after which he was excluded from structure of participants from-for problems with financing. Residents returned to the League in the 2014/15 season and made it to this day. The highest achievement of the team was reaching the playoffs in the 2008/09 season.
After exclusion of “Lada” in 2010, its place in the NHL took the “Ugra”. The club from Khanty-Mansiysk championship held in eight seasons, twice going to the playoffs (2010/11 and 2011/12).
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