Clubs-participants of the Ukrainian hockey League refuse to play next season.
The first of the impossibility to start in the next season of the championship of Ukraine on hockey has declared the Kharkov “Vityaz”. This decision is due to a lack of funding that resulted in the debt to the players, coaching staff and personnel.
After the “hero” with a similar statement was made by “Generals” – the team from the capital in addition to financial problems does not see the need of support from the city authorities.
The decision of the Kryvbas “was influenced by the lack of interest by the administration of Krivoy Rog and local investors, which conducted lengthy negotiations on conservation and development of the club and of hockey in the region as a whole.”
“White bars” representing the White Church, will not act on a professional level in the Ukrainian hockey League, but will continue to participate in the Junior championship U-20.
Thus, of the six clubs, which started in the last season of the championship of Ukraine, participation in next season ready to accept only the champion of the “Donbass” Vice-champion “Kremenchuk”.
In UHL to compensate for the outflow of the four teams I expect due to the appearance of the team in the river, and the Metropolitan revival of “Falcon” and Kharkiv “Dynamo”.
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