On February 23, SKA Hockey Club organised a special celebration in connection with Defender of the Fatherland Day in Russia. The event took place at the Hockey City complex in Saint Petersburg. An army equipment exhibition was set up, alongside foot stalls and friendly matches.
Including the open-air rink, exhibition games were held at three different arenas at Hockey City. Before the friendly tournament began, president of the Western Hockey League for amateur players among army figures Sergei Rachuk, head of the Nevsky Region administration Alexei Gulchuk, HC SKA general director Andrei Tochitsky, head of the ice hockey department at the Lesgaft University Leonid Mikhno and famous sports commentator Gennady Orlov all gave a speech.
SKA Friends and Team VMF played out a 4:4 draw with Gennady Orlov commentating live.
Later on, VIFK defeated Zvezdy 9:4 and Flagman beat Zvezd-ZLKHLV/Mikhailovskie Medvedi 3:2.
SKA Hockey Club congratulates everyone with February 23!