Silver medalist of 1998 and two-time world champion in ice hockey in the national team of Russia Alexey Morozov became President of the revived hockey club “wings of the Soviets” (Moscow). It is planned that in three years the team will play in the CHL.
“We’ve been waiting for the revival of “Wings” – quoted 39-year-old pupil of the club “Interfax”. – Palace we are a bit old and does not fit the regulations of the Continental hockey League (KHL). From next season our youth team play in the Youth hockey League (MHL). At the same time we will restore our Palace, to bring it into order. In addition, we will educate their children. We want the coaching staff of the club consisted of only pupils of “wings of the Soviets”.
Efforts to return to the sport of the Moscow hockey team, “wings of the Soviets” United state Corporation “rostec” and public joint-stock company Group of companies “TNS Energo”.
The head coach was the former coach of “Chemist” from Voskresensk Yuri Fears. Helping him will be former defender of “Wings” and long-standing captain Victor Gordeuk, and Sergei Pryakhin.
Previously it was reported that “wings of the Soviets” will be revived and will play in the KHL in the season 2016/17. It was assumed that the team will continue to speak in the same universal sports Palace with a capacity of 5.5 thousand on the street of Tolbukhin, which was built in 1980 for the Moscow Olympics.
HC Krylya Sovetov” (Moscow) – one of the oldest clubs in the country, it was founded in 1947. In 2007, the club left the elite division of Russian hockey, and three years later the team of craftsmen ceased to exist altogether.
Currently, the legendary club is not represented even in the Youth hockey League – only hockey school.