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Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
(Локомотив Яросла́вль)
File:Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.jpg
Division Kharlamov
Founded 1949
Home Arena Arena 2000
City Yaroslavl, Russia
Colors red, blue and white
General Manager Yuri Lukin
Head Coach Kari Heikkilä
Captain Alexei Kudashov

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl is a professional club of the Continental Hockey League based in Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia. The club was founded in 1949.

Through the years, the team was renamed several times:

  • 1949-1955: Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
  • 1955-1956: Spartak Yaroslavl
  • 1956-1957: Khimik Yaroslavl
  • 1959-1963: HC YMZ
  • 1963-1964: Trud Yaroslavl
  • 1964-1965: Motor Yaroslavl
  • 1965-2000: Torpedo Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl became a consistent winner club during the 1990s. In 1997, head coach Petr Vorobiev led the team to its first Russian Superleague title; coach Vladimir Vujtek Sr. led the team to back to back championships in 2002 and 2003.

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