Sputnik Nizhny Tagil

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Sputnik Nizhny Tagil
Спутник Нижний Тагил
Club information
history Dzerzhinez Nizhny Tagil (1948–1959)
Avangard Nizhny Tagil (1959–1961)
Sputnik Nizhny Tagil (since 1961)
Location Nizhny Tagil , Russia
Venue Ice Sports Palace WK Sotnikowa
capacity 4,200 seats
Season 2017/18 26th place

Sputnik Nizhny Tagil ( Russian Спутник Нижний Тагил ) is an ice hockey club founded in 1948 in the Russian city ​​of Nizhny Tagil . The team played in the second-rate Vysschaja Hockey League until 2018 .


Former club logo

The association was founded in 1948 as Dzerzhinez Nizhny Tagil . Until 1992 the team played in the lower class Soviet leagues . 1992 to 1997 the club played either second or third rate. From 1997 to 2010 the club played continuously in the second-rate Wysschaya League . In 2010 he was included in their successor league Wysschaja Hockey League .

Sputnik Nizhny Tagil temporarily acted as the farm team of the KHL participant Awtomobilist Yekaterinburg .

In 2018 the professional team stopped playing.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. "Спутник" (Нижний Тагил) в следующем сезоне не выступит в ВХЛ. In: rsport.ria.ru. April 3, 2018, accessed October 5, 2018 .