HC Almaty

The HK Almaty (Russian ХК Алматы ) is an ice hockey team from the Kazakh Almaty. The club was founded in 1967 and participates in the Kazakh Cup.


The club was founded in 1967 as Awtomobilist Alma -Ata and played in the lower leagues Soviet. In 1975, the team was first dissolved. In 1980 the Jenbek Alma-Ata newly established part in the third-highest league. 1982, the club went on and, after relegation from the Perwaja league in the 1983/84 season again in 1985 disbanded. The club was founded for the third time in 1999 and since then plays in the first division of Kazakhstan. Only in the 1999/2000 season, the team made ​​it into the final round of the championship. Finally, it was one of the weaker teams in the league. 2010, the club was renamed to HK Almaty.

Known coach

  • Yuri Baulin