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Today, at the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk, a meeting was held under the leadership of Deputy Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, dedicated to the organization of the Northern Military Hockey League and the holding of games in the new season of 2021-22.

The ceremonial opening of the hockey season of the SVHL is to take place in a month at the ice arena of the Northern Fleet in Severomorsk. Matches between SVHL teams will be held weekly in almost all military garrisons of the fleet in the Murmansk region, mainly on open ice courts.

Hockey players of military units, formations and associations of the fleet will take part in the SVHL championship, the main prize of which is the challenge cup of the commander of the Northern Fleet, in the qualifying games of the Night Hockey League and five blitz tournaments dedicated to the New Year, Defender of the Fatherland Day, International Women’s Day, Sailor’s Day -submariner and Victory Day. Three children’s blitz tournaments are also planned.

The Northern Military Hockey League teams are divided into three divisions, depending on the skill level. The first and the strongest included the combined teams of the Kola flotilla of diverse forces “Albatross”, the army corps “Armata”, carrier-based fighter pilots “Palubnik”, the brigade of anti-submarine ships “Shkval”, the Arctic motorized rifle brigade “Arctic” and the Air Force and Air Defense Army “Groza” , who won the challenge cup of the commander of the Northern Fleet this year.

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