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KHL Marketing vice president: “CHL lacked professionalism”

KHL Marketing vice president: “CHL lacked professionalism”

KHL News and Interviews
KHL Marketing vice president: "CHL lacked professionalism" (Photo © IIHF) On November 25th, the official KHL-TV program "Ledoviy Kontinent" examined the reasons behind Champions Hockey League's failure through an interview to KHL Marketing department vice-president Ilya Kochevrin, who claimed that the main problem was the lack of professionalism. He also stated that he still hopes to work on a joint solution with the IIHF to resurrect the competition. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation: Dmitri Derunets: We are now going to talk about the Champions’ league prospects. What’s your opinion about the project? Ilya Kochevrin: This is a complicated question. There is a part of the question which is prerogative of KHL president, but as one of the persons who contributed to the CHL’s f...
IIHF alleged to replace Champions League with European Champions Cup

IIHF alleged to replace Champions League with European Champions Cup

KHL News and Interviews
IIHF alleged to replace Champions League with European Champions Cup (Photo © IIHF) The rebirth of the European Champions Cup was discussed at a conference with IIHF leaders and the seven biggest European hockey nations in Stockholm, Sweden. Russia has been represented by Russian Hockey Federation’s president Vladislav Tretiak. One of the most important decisions that have been taken has been the termination of the agreement with the marketing company Ovation, which run Champions’ League’s inaugural season. The new partner will be the Infront company, which has been organizing World Championships for 20 years. Probably now we can really talk about CHL’s revival. In the two months that separate us from the Olympics in Vancouver Infront, IIHF and the national federations will have to develo...