Kontinental Hockey League facts for kids

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Kontinental Hockey League
Current season or competition:
2016–17 KHL season
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 2008
Commissioner Alexander Medvedev
Motto Хоккей – наша игра! (Hockey is our game!)
No. of teams 29
Country(ies)  Belarus (1 team)
 China (1 team)
 Croatia (1 team)
 Finland (1 team)
 Kazakhstan (1 team)
 Latvia (1 team)
 Russia (22 teams)
 Slovakia (1 team)
Most recent champion(s) Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Most championships Ak Bars Kazan & Dynamo Moscow (2)
TV partner(s) KHL-TV (Russia (as part of the NTV Plus package), USA and Canada (part of ViaNetTV), Latvia and international through KHL's website)
Russia 2 (Russia)
Viasat (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Bulgaria, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia)
LTV7 (Latvia)
Nova Sport (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
Sportdigital.tv (Germany)
Official website KHL.ru (English)
Related competitions Russian Championship
VHL
Minor Hockey League

The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) (Russian: Континентальная Хоккейная Лига, Kontinental'naya Khokkeynaya Liga) is an international professional ice hockey league in Eurasia founded in 2008.

Teams in 2014–15

CSKA•
UHC Dynamo
Spartak
Vityaz
Atlant
•Severstal
Salavat•
•Torpedo
•Dinamo Mn.
•SKA
Dinamo R.•
Metallurg Mg.•
•Traktor
Ak Bars•
•Neftekhimik
•Barys
•Avtomobilist
Avangard•
•Sibir
•Metallurg Nk.
•Amur
•Yugra

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