2013â€“14 KHL season
The 2013/14 season is the sixth season of the Continental Hockey League.
The league starts with 28 teams in the season. These come from Kazakhstan, Croatia, Latvia, Russia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Ukraine and Belarus. With the newly formed Russian team Admiral Vladivostok and the Croatian team KHL Medveščak Zagreb now 28 teams from eight states form the participants of the league.
- 4.1 Conference Quarterfinals 4.1.1 West Conference 188.8.131.52 (W1 ) HK Dynamo Moscow - ( W8 ) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
- 184.108.40.206 (W2 ) SKA Saint Petersburg - ( W7) HK CSKA Moscow
- 220.127.116.11 (W3 ) HC Lev Prague - (W6 ) KHL Medveščak Zagreb
- 18.104.22.168 (W4 ) HK Donbass Donetsk - (W5 ) Dinamo Riga
- 22.214.171.124 (O1 ) Metallurg Magnitogorsk - ( O8 ) Admiral Vladivostok
- 126.96.36.199 (O2) Barys Astana - (O7 ) Awtomobilist Yekaterinburg
- 188.8.131.52 (O3 ) Ak Bars Kazan - ( O6 ) HK Sibir Novosibirsk
- 184.108.40.206 (O4 ) Salavat Yulaev Ufa - (O5 ) Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
- 4.2.1 West Conference 220.127.116.11 (W2 ) SKA Saint Petersburg - ( W8 ) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
- 18.104.22.168 (W3 ) HC Lev Prague - (W4 ) HK Donbass Donetsk
- 22.214.171.124 (O1 ) Metallurg Magnitogorsk - ( O6 ) HK Sibir Novosibirsk
- 126.96.36.199 (O2) Barys Astana - (O4 ) Salavat Yulaev Ufa
- 4.3.1 West Conference
- 4.3.2 Eastern Conference
In the regular season, the teams are four divisions are divided into seven teams in two conferences. Each team plays four times against all other teams from the same division (24 games), twice against every other team in the other division in the same conference (14 games ) and once against the teams from the other conference ( 14 games). In total, each team completed thus 52 games, the same number as in the previous season.
A win in regulation time of 60 minutes, a team gets three points, the losing opponent gets nothing. With wins in overtime or shootout receives one team only two points, while the loser after all, still get one point.
Following the regular season, the play-offs follow the Gagarin Cup, for which qualify the 16 highest point totals. The division winners take it on the set list, the first four positions. All play offrunden be played in best- of-seven mode.
Parallel to the play-offs carry out the twelve teams that missed the this, the Nadezhda Cup.
Changes compared to the previous year
- The newly formed Russian team Admiral Vladivostok was added as an expansion team in the league.
- The Croatian team KHL Medveščak Zagreb EBEL was added as an expansion team in the league.
- Vityaz Chekhov Chekhov moved back to Podolsk back after the club had moved in the opposite direction in 2003. Therefore, the team is now called HK Vityaz. The home games will again be played in the future in the 5,500 -seat Ice Palace Vityaz. Reason for the move was that the Hockey Center Chekhov had only a capacity of 3,300 spectators. KHL stadiums must have at least a capacity of 5,500 spectators. Vityaz had until 2013 a dispensation, but expired now. Moreover, the team of the Bobrov Division enters the Tarasov Division.
- The HK Dynamo Moscow changes from the Bobrov Division in the Tarasov Division.
- The HK CSKA Moscow changes from the Tarasov Division in the Bobrov Division.
- Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod, which has played in the Tarasov Division in the Western Conference, enters the Kharlamov Diwision in the Eastern Conference.
Abbreviations: Sp = Matches, W = Wins, OTS = Wins after Overtime, SOS = Wins after Shootout, SON = Losses after Shootout, OTN = Losses after Overtime, L = Losses, Pts = Points Notes: In parentheses is the placement within the Conference; = Playoff qualification, = Diwisionssieger, main = First Round