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Lada Togliatti
Image:Lada Togliatti logo.png
Founded 1976 (as Torpedo Togliatti)
Home ice Volgar Sports Palace
Based in Tolyatti, Russia
Colours Blue, white, red
League Kontinental Hockey League
Head coach Yury Novikov

Lada Togliatti is a professional ice hockey team based in Tolyatti, Russia. From the 2008/2009 season, the team plays in the Kontinental Hockey League.

Founded: 1976
Home arena: Volgar Sports Palace (capacity 2,900)
Russian Championships won: 2 (1994, 1996)
European Cups won: 1 (1996)
Continental Cups won: 1 (2006)


July 1976 - Founded as Torpedo Togliatti;

August 31, 1976 - first(friendly) game against Dizelist Penza (final score was 3:3)

1990 - Gennadiy Tsigurov is hired as team coach;

1991 - Lada enters the Highest division of the Soviet ice hockey league;

1993 - Lada loses in the playoffs final and gets its first ever Russian Championships award;

April 1994 - Lada wins Russian Championship becoming the first ever team outside of Moscow to achieve this;

December 1994 - European Cup debut; silver medals won;

April 1995 - Lada wins Russian Championship silver medal;

December 1995 - Lada becomes the vice-champion of Spengler Cup after a loss in the Final game to the Canadian national team;

April 1996 - Lada becomes a Champion of Russia for the second time;

"Lada is European Cup Champion" poster
December 30th, 1996 - Lada wins European Cup;

April 1997 - after the regular season win, Lada lost the playoff final series to Torpedo Yaroslavl;

June 2001 - Petr Vorobiev substitutes Valeriy Postnikov as the coach (1999-2001);

April 2003 - Lada beats Avangard Omsk in third place series, receiving the bronze award of the Russian Superleague;

April 2004 - Lada wins bronze medals;

April 2005 - playoff finals loss to Dynamo Moscow, Lada receives silver medals.

November 2005 - due to financial troubles, 16 players leave the team. To continue the regular season, Lada management uses the players from reserve team;

January 2006 - Lada becomes first ever Russian team to win the IIHF Continental Cup;

May 2006 - Anatoly Emelin signs as a new Lada coach

External links

  • Lada Togliatti official website
  • Continental cup 2006

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