KHL approves championship structure and divisions for new season

The KHL board of directors confirmed the structure of the new season, and conferences and divisions for the 2019-20 season.

Each team is to play one home game and one away game against all other teams (48 games, 24 home games and 24 away games). Additionally, each team is to play 14 games within the conference (7 home games and 7 away games). Thus, every team will have 62 games in the regular season (31 home games, 31 away games).

The conferences and the divisions won`t be changed and will look as follows:

EAST

Kharlamov Division

TRAKTOR Chelyabinsk
AVTOMOBILIST Yekaterinburg
AK BARS Kazan
METALLURG Magnitogorsk
NEFTEKHIMIK Nizhnekamsk
TORPEDO Nizhny Novgorod

Chernyshev Division
AVANGARD Omsk Region
ADMIRAL Vladivostok
AMUR Khabarovsk
BARYS Astana, Kazakhstan
KUNLUN RED STAR Beijing, China
САЛАВАТ ЮЛАЕВ Уфа SALAVAT YULAYEV Ufa
SIBIR Novosibirsk Region

WEST

Bobrov Division

HC DYNAMO, Moscow
DINAMO Riga, Latvia
JOKERIT Helsinki, Finland
SEVERSTAL Cherepovets
SKA Saint Petersburg
SPARTAK Moscow

Tarasov Division
VITYAZ, Moscow region
DINAMO Minsk, Belarus
LOKOMOTIV Yaroslavl
SLOVAN Bratislava, Slovakia
HC SOCHI Sochi
CSKA Moscow

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