Spišská Nová Ves joins Russian Youth Ice Hockey League

Russia's Minor Hockey League (MHL), also called the Youth Hockey League (YHL), will play some games at the ice hockey stadium in Spišská Nová Ves (Košice Region) from next season, the TASR newswire reported on Thursday, July 14.

Russia's Minor Hockey League (MHL), also called the Youth Hockey League (YHL), will play some games at the ice hockey stadium in Spišská Nová Ves (Košice Region) from next season, the TASR newswire reported on Thursday, July 14.

The local authority in Spišská Nová Ves on Thursday signed a memorandum on co-operation with a team called Tatranskí Vlci (Tatra Wolves). "I'm happy that the local council approved the project unanimously. The project is something extraordinary for the town," said Ján Volný, the mayor of Spišská Nová Ves.

"The financial benefit for the 2011-12 season will be €170,000. Apart from that, we expect that people, entrepreneurs, athletes and tourists will come, [and] that the spirits of the whole town will be lifted," said the mayor, adding that KHL member HC Lev Poprad may also play a few games in nearby Spišská Nová Ves.

The Tatranski Vlci team should be composed mainly of Slovak and Czech players, former players from the U18 and U20 national teams.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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