On May 23, the 2017/2018 KHL season closing ceremony took place in Moscow.
During the day, a KHL conference took place between representatives of the league's clubs. In the rating which takes into account sporting achievements and attendances, SKA earned first place for the second consecutive year. In the regular season, an average of 11847 fans attended the Ice Palace, while that figure increased to 12355 in the Gagarin Cup playoffs.
SKA vice-president Roman Rotenberg received the Kontinental Cup for winning the KHL regular season.
Pavel Datsyuk was awarded the Sirius trophy. He is the only player to win the Olympic Games, World Championship, Gagarin Cup and NHL Stanley Cup and received a prize for loyalty to ice hockey.
Nikita Gusev was named the KHL regular season Most Valuable Player (MVP) and was included in the team of the season. He also won the Gentlemen on Ice award.
Earning 63 points in 53 matches, Ilya Kovalchuk was the KHL's top scorer.
This year, SKA scored 270 goals, winning the Vsevolod Bobrov prize for most amount of goals scored in the KHL. It's the fifth time when our club have won this award.
SKA Hockey Club congratulates all nominees and winners!