Kontinental Hockey League’s mission inspects potential Czech venue


Mission from the Kontinental Hockey League visited the city of Hradec Králové, eastern Bohemia, on Thursday to inspect the local hockey arena. Although no official report has been released, vice president of the KHL’s executive committee Vladimir Shalayev said he saw no reasons why KHL games could be played at the local arena. The hockey club Lev Hradec Králové applied to join the KHL, starting with the next season. If successful, it would be the first Czech hockey club to join the competition, considered to be strongest hockey league in Europe.