SKA Ice Hockey Club actively supports the veterans movement. In Saint Petersburg there is the Board of the club's veterans, and SKA legends take part in club activities. In 2014 the Nikolai Puchkov memorial tournament was revived, as with him, SKA won its first USSR medal. Teams, formed of players who at one time represented SKA, play in various tournaments.
In the World Championship for veterans in Riga, SKA had a team in two different categories, and both got into their respective finals. In the 50+ category SKA veterans took silver, and the top three scorers of the tournament were all SKA players. The overall top scorer was Viktor Kovalenok, who scored 17 goals and gave 10 assists
Born on the 21st of May 1952 in Leningrad.
Graduated from Lenmyasokombinat hockey school.
In the SKA system since 1967.
Head of “SKA veterans association” since 1987
Head of “SKA veterans council” since 2010
Manager of SKA veterans since 2014