Salavat Yulaev Ufa

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Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Salavat Yulaev Ufa logo.svg
City Ufa, Russia
League KHL
Conference Eastern
Division Chernyshev
Home arena Ufa Arena
(capacity: 8,250)
Head coach Tomi Lämsä
Captain Grigori Panin
Affiliate(s) Toros Neftekamsk (VHL)
Tolpar Ufa (MHL)
Hockey current event.svg Current season

Hockey Club Salavat Yulaev (Russian : Хоккейный клуб «Салават Юлаев», romanized: Hokkejnyj klub «Salavat Julajev»; Bashkir : «Салауат Юлаев» хоккей клубы, romanized: «Salawat Yulayev» xokkey klubı), commonly referred as Salavat Yulaev Ufa, is a professional ice hockey team based in Ufa in the Republic of Bashkortostan, a federal subject of the Russian Federation. They are members of the Chernyshev Division of the Kontinental Hockey League.


Established in 1961, Salavat Yulaev spent the Soviet era mainly in the lower divisions, only appearing in the top league for five seasons, though since the dissolution of the Soviet Union they have been in the top league in Russia.

They have won the Gagarin Cup as the KHL champion once, in 2011, and have won the regular season championship twice, in 2009 and 2010, winning the inaugural Continental Cup for the latter. They also won the final Russian Superleague title, in 2008.


Soviet era

Founded in 1961, the club is named after Salavat Yulaev, a national hero of Bashkortostan. After years of competing in the low-level divisions the team was invited to the second level of the Soviet League "Class A" in 1964, subsequently getting promotion to the elite group for the 1978-1979, 1980-81, 1982-83, 1985-1986 and 1986-1987 seasons. But it wasn't until the rise of pro hockey in post-Soviet Russia that Salavat became a recognizable major club.

Post-Soviet era

Salavat Yulaev was one of the founding clubs of the International Hockey League and later the Russian Superleague, and normally advanced to the playoffs at that time. The club reached its first Russian championship semifinals in 1996-97 and eventually won its first Championship title in 2007-08, beating Lokomotiv Yaroslavl by three matches to two.

KHL era

On July 11, 2008, Salavat signed NHL rising star Alexander Radulov. On June 9, 2009, a press release was issued, stating that Viktor Kozlov had signed a three-year contract to return to Russia. [1] The club has also signed Norwegian forward Patrick Thoresen for the 2009–10 and 2010–11 seasons.

Salavat Yulaev marked its first year in the KHL by winning its first two regular season titles and becoming the first club to be awarded the Continental Cup. The following season, the team advanced to the final against Atlant and won their first Gagarin Cup as champions. They remained a powerful club in the KHL over the following seasons, reaching the playoffs each year, though did not advance past the conference finals in any year.

Season-by-season KHL record

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, OTW = Overtime Wins, SOW = Penalty Shootout Wins, SOL = Penalty Shootout Losses, OTL = Overtime Losses, L = Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

SeasonGPWLOTLPtsGFGAFinishTop scorerPlayoffs
2008–09 5638821292031161st, Bobrov Alexei Tereshchenko (58 points: 29 G, 29 A; 55 GP)Lost in Preliminary Round, 1–3 (Avangard Omsk)
2009–10 5637811292151161st, Chernyshev Alexander Radulov (63 points: 24 G, 39 A; 54 GP)Lost in Conference Finals, 2–4 (Ak Bars Kazan)
2010–11 54291201092101442nd, Chernyshev Alexander Radulov (80 points: 20 G, 60 A; 54 GP)Gagarin Cup Champions, 4–1(Atlant Moscow Oblast)
2011–12 5423181891731522nd, Chernyshev Alexander Radulov (63 points: 25 G, 38 A; 50 GP)Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 2–4 (Ak Bars Kazan)
2012–13 5224170881481402nd, Chernyshev Igor Mirnov (37 points: 21 G, 16 A; 49 GP)Lost in Conference Semifinals, 3–4 (Ak Bars Kazan)
2013–14 5425163941401552nd, Chernyshev Dmitri Makarov (40 points: 11 G, 29 A; 54 GP)Lost in Conference Finals, 1–4 (Metallurg Magnitogorsk)
2014–15 6025272861731584th, Chernyshev Kirill Koltsov (48 points: 18 G, 30 A; 60 GP)Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 1–4 (Metallurg Magnitogorsk)
2015–16 60292231011791563rd, Chernyshev Linus Omark (57 points: 18 G, 39 A; 60 GP)Lost in Conference Finals, 1–4 (Metallurg Magnitogorsk)
2016–17 60272013881691743rd, Chernyshev Linus Omark (56 points: 14 G, 42 A; 55 GP)Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 1–4 (Ak Bars Kazan)
2017–18 5631205931511391st, Chernyshev Linus Omark (55 points: 16 G, 39 A; 55 GP)Lost in Conference Semifinals, 3–4 (Traktor Chelyabinsk)
2018–19 62312110721581403rd, Chernyshev Linus Omark (49 points: 10 G, 39 A; 56 GP)Lost in Conference Finals, 2–4 (Avangard Omsk)
2019–20 62292310681531443rd, Chernyshev Linus Omark (54 points: 12 G, 42 A; 59 GP)Won in Conference Quarterfinals, 4–2 (Avangard Omsk)
Playoffs cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
2020–21 6028175811811512nd, Chernyshev Teemu Hartikainen (64 points: 28 G, 36 A; 53 GP)Lost in Conference Semifinals, 0–4 (Ak Bars Kazan)


Current roster

Updated 18 July, 2020. [2] [3]

# Nat Player Pos S/G AgeAcquiredBirthplace
61 Flag of Russia.svg Danil Alalykin F L20 2019 Ufa, Russia
27 Flag of Russia.svg Rodion Amirov LW L19 2019 Salavat, Russia
10 Flag of Russia.svg Ilya Baranov F L25 2017 Moscow, Russia
19 Flag of Russia.svg Danil Bashkirov F L19 2019 Tyumen, Russia
Flag of Russia.svg Yevgeny Biryukov D L34 2020 Magnitogorsk, Russian SFSR
7 Flag of Russia.svg Eduard Gimatov RW R27 2017 Ufa, Russia
60 Flag of Finland.svg Markus Granlund C L27 2020 Oulu, Finland
70 Flag of Finland.svg Teemu Hartikainen LW L30 2013 Kuopio, Finland
78 Flag of Russia.svg Alexander Kadeikin C L27 2018 Elektrostal, Russia
98 Flag of Russia.svg Vladislav Kartayev C R29 2019 Chelyabinsk, Russia
62 Flag of Russia.svg Pyotr Khokhryakov C L31 2018 Nizhnekamsk, Russian SFSR
2 Flag of Russia.svg Pavel Koledov D R26 2018 Novosibirsk, Russia
Flag of Belarus.svg Dmitry Korobov D L32 2020 Novopolotsk, Belorussian SSR
18 Flag of Russia.svg Dmitri Kugryshev RW R31 2018 Balakovo, Russian SFSR
36 Flag of Denmark.svg Philip Larsen D R31 2017 Esbjerg, Denmark
14 Flag of Belarus.svg Yevgeni Lisovets D L26 2019 Grodno, Belarus
65 Flag of Finland.svg Sakari Manninen C L29 2019 Oulu, Finland
77 Flag of Finland.svg Juha Metsola G L32 2018 Tampere, Finland
85 Flag of Russia.svg Shakir Mukhamadullin D L19 2019 Ufa, Russia
Flag of Russia.svg Igor Myasishchev D L24 2020 Moscow, Russia
11 Flag of Russia.svg Grigori Panin  ( C ) D L35 2017 Karaganda, Kazakh SSR
16 Flag of Belarus.svg Geoff Platt LW L35 2020 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5 Flag of Russia.svg Alexei Semenov D L39 2018 Murmansk, Russian SFSR
17 Flag of Russia.svg Vyacheslav Solodukhin LW L32 2017 Saint Petersburg, Russian SFSR
90 Flag of Russia.svg Nikita Soshnikov RW L27 2019 Nizhny Tagil, Russia
Flag of Russia.svg Vladislav Sukhachyov G L22 2020 Chelyabinsk, Russia
Flag of Russia.svg Mikhail Vorobyev C L24 2020 Salavat, Russia
25 Flag of Russia.svg Vladimir Zharkov  ( A ) LW L33 2018 Pavlovsky Posad, Russian SFSR

Franchise records and leaders

Scoring leaders

These are the top-ten point-scorers in KHL history. Figures are updated after each completed KHL regular season. [4]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games Played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; P/G = Points per game;   = current Salavat Yulaev Ufa player



Gold medal icon.svg Gagarin Cup (1): 2011
Gold medal icon.svg KHL Regular Season / Continental Cup (2): 2009, 2010
Gold medal icon.svg Opening Cup (2): 2008–09, 2011-12
Gold medal icon.svg Russian Superleague (1): 2008
Gold medal icon.svg Federation Cup (1): 1995
Gold medal icon.svgSoviet League Class A2(5): 1978, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1992
Gold medal icon.svg Pajulahti Cup (1): 2003


Bronze medal icon.svg KHL 2013–14, 2015–16
Silver medal icon.svg Continental Cup (1): 1997
Silver medal icon.svg Spengler Cup (2): 2007, 2014
Bronze medal icon.svg Russian Superleague (1): 1997
Bronze medal icon.svg IHL Championship(1): 1995

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