On July 16, at the Hockey City complex in Saint Petersburg, a meeting took place with the participation of the management of the Officers' Hockey League, the government of Leningrad Region, the Leningrad Region Ice Hockey Federation and heads of the teams participating in the Officers' Hockey League.
The deputy chairman of the Officers' Hockey League, Mikhail Moskvin, and the president of the Leningrad Region Ice Hockey Federation and the executive director of SKA Hockey Club, Andrei Tochitsky, attended the meeting.
Matters concerning regional launches of the Officers' Hockey League, including organisational and regulatory aspects of the project, were discussed. As a consequence of the meeting, an agreement with regards to cooperation and joint organisation of the Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Region stage of the 2021/2022 Officers' Hockey League was signed.
The Officers' Hockey League was founded on 11 October 2018 as an amateur all-Russian ice hockey championship for state bodies and special services of the Russian Federation. The purpose of the league is to unite representatives of various ministries and departments of Russia in order to promote a healthy lifestyle and amateur ice hockey while increasing the effectiveness of interdepartmental interaction. The league is actively working to expand its territorial presence across the country.