Ice Hockey. Ice hockey, in Russia is more than just ice hockey. It is the national sport, victory in which has always supported the prestige of the state. Surprisingly, it didn’t take root on Russian soil straight away, but only at the end of 1940s – originally, the Russians preferred hockey with a ball. However, the first Soviet ice hockey championship took place in 1947, and in 1954, making its debut in the world championship, the USSR team sensationally took gold.
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10.10.2021 16:30. Czech Republic, Pribram, Zimni stadion Příbram. DIRECT SPEECH. IIHF Congress and the new head coach of the senior Russian national team. The president of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation, Vladislav Tretiak, commented on the recent IIHF Congress and the issue concerning the head coach of the senior Russian national team.
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On 17 October 1967, the Federation was divided into the Federation of Ice Hockey (USSR) and the USSR Ice Hockey Federation.  Nominally hockey in Russia was engaged in the Federation of Hockey RSFSR, formed in 1959. The Federation of Hockey of the RSFSR / Russia (FHR) was established on 12 November 1991.
Ice hockey in Russia is governed by the Russian Ice Hockey Federation. In May 1992 The IIHF ...
Hockey is a very popular sport in Russia. It's top professional league, the Kontinental Hockey League , is among the strongest in the world. The league was created out of the Russian Superleague and made a major league with the unveiled intent of competing with the National Hockey League .The Vysshaya Liga is the 2nd level of hockey,the Pervaya Liga is the 3rd level and the Vtoraya Liga is the 4th level of ice hockey.
The Allrussian Hockey League was founded by some clubs in the Russian Empire and entered the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) in 1911. However, probably due to misunderstandings ("hockey" was identified with bandy or Russian hockey in Russia, not with the modern ice hockey rules developed in Canada) the Russian team left the organization.
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When the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) comprised a “starting line-up of the century” last year, four of the six chosen players once played for the Soviet Union’s national team, another was from Canada, and the other was from Sweden.