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HDTS representatives invited to celebration of successful 10 years of russian mhl

16. 05. 2019

In the end of April there was a big ceremony to celebrate the end of the 2018/2019 season and 10 years anniversary of MHL. Russian junior league (MHL) was giving awards to the best players in the competition. MHL is an analogy to KHL in the junior age category and is considered the highest quality junior hockey competition in Europe which is the main source of talents for Russian National team.

HDTS deserves such honor thanks to systematic work with youth and professional players. New trends and in hockey preparation of hockey players are already presented in KHL teams such as SKA, Kazan, Omsk. Many Russian professional hockey players like Bogdan Kiselevich (Winnipeg Jets) Nikolay Prokhorkin (LA Kings) or Roman Abrosimov (Gagarin cup KHL winner) are coming to HDC Centers for pre-seasonal preparation. Professionals often say that the training conditions in our hockey training facilities offer the difference-making part in the development of hockey player.

The ceremony was attended by the general manager of HDC Slovakia former KHL player Miroslav Lažo and Jozef Bujnovsky, Business director of HDTS. Miroslav Lazo together with the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gazprom, p. Alexander Medvedev presented the award for the Most Valued Player of the Season (MVP), player of JHC Spartak Moscow Mikhail Shalagin. HDTS also donated three awards for winning players to the best newcomer, best defender, top scorer. Awarded players will be preparing in the hockey facilities which are the part of worldwide HDC network, in HDC Slovakia, HDC Czech Republic and in ICE Palace CHM in Moscow.

HDTS representatives were also invited to the big KHL ceremony at the end of May where they will continue in the discussions about hockey development in Russia. „We are glad that our Model of individual hockey preparation with integration for the teams is being applied in more than 15 countries and we are receiving astonishing feedback from professional coaches, young talents and professional players “, said the general manager of HDC Slovakia Miroslav Lažo.

An article about this ceremony on MHL webpage is here.

An article about this ceremony in slovak media is here.