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Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Metallurg Magnitogorsk Logo.png
Full name Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Nickname(s) Magnitka, Foxes
Founded 1955
Based In Magnitogorsk, Russia
Arena Arena Metallurg
(Capacity: 7,500)
League Kontinental Hockey League
Division Kharlamov
Conference Eastern
Team Colors               
Jerseys for 2013/2014 season
Affiliates Yuzhny Ural Orsk (VHL)
Steel Foxes (MHL)
Website www.metallurg.ru

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Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Russian: Металлург Магнитогорск) is a professional ice hockey team based in Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia. They are members of the Kharlamov Division of the Kontinental Hockey League. They also competed in the Champions Hockey League (2008–09), losing the 2008–09 season championship round to ZSC Lions of the Swiss National League A.

Metallurg Magnitogorsk won the Gagarin Cup in the 2013–14 KHL season.

History[]

Metallurg was founded in 1955 by the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works as a Class B team that competed in the Chelyabinsk Oblast and the RSFSR Championships. Since the 80s it joined the Second League (third by importance) of the Soviet Class A and won its championships twice, in 1988–89 and 1989–90 seasons. After two more seasons in the second level of the USSR hockey Magnitogorsk club became one of the founders of the International Hockey League, the first Post-Soviet major pro hockey association.

Variant of team logo used 1999-2013

During the 1990s the team worked up a reputation as one of the top Russian teams of the new era. Magnitogorsk advanced to the Russian Superleague finals six times becoming a three time champion of Russia.

Season-by-season record[]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OTW = Overtime/Shootout Wins, OTL = Overtime/Shootout Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L OTW OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2008–09 56 25 15 13 3 104 174 148 2nd, Tarasov Lost in Semifinals, 4–1 (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl)
2009–10 56 34 15 6 1 115 167 111 1st, Kharlamov Lost in Conference Semifinals, 2–4 (Ak Bars Kazan)
2010–11 54 27 14 6 7 100 167 141 2nd, Kharlamov Lost in Conference Finals, 4–3 (Salavat Yulaev Ufa)
2011–12 54 29 20 3 4 94 150 137 2nd, Kharlamov Lost in Conference Semifinals, 4–1 (Avangard Omsk)
2012–13 52 27 13 0 12 93 167 121 3rd, Kharlamov Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 3–4 (Salavat Yulaev Ufa)
2013–14 54 35 11 0 2 108 166 113 1st, Kharlamov Won Gagarin Cup, 4–3 (HC Lev Praha)

Team honors[]

Gagarin Cup

Russian Superleague

Silver Stone Trophy

Champions Hockey League (2008–09)

Spengler Cup

Victoria Cup

  • Silver medal icon.png Runners-up (1): 2008

Tampere Cup

  • Gold medal icon.png Winners (1): 2005, 2006, 2008

External links[]

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