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Soviet League
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1946
No. of teams 16
Country(ies) Flag of Soviet Union U.S.S.R.
Most recent champion(s) Dynamo Moscow (1991-92)

The Soviet Championship (was the highest level ice hockey league in the Soviet Union, running from 1946 to 1992. Following the dissolution of the USSR, the league was temporarily renamed the CIS Championship in 1992. This organization was the direct predecessor of the International Hockey League, and subsequent Russian Superleague (RSL) and current Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).


The first cities to join the Soviet League were Moscow, Leningrad, Kaunas, Riga and Arkhangelsk.

Soviet League Champions

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