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Hockey Club Ak Bars , also known as Ak Bars Kazan, is a Russian professional ice hockey team based in Kazan, Tatarstan. They are a member of the Kontinental Hockey League.

Ak Bars Kazan
Ак Барс Казань
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City Kazan, Russia
League Kontinental Hockey League
Conference Eastern
Division Kharlamov
Founded 1956
Home arena TatNeft Arena
(Capacity: 10,000)
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Head coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov
Captain Alexander Svitov
Affiliate(s) JHC Bars (VHL)
JHC Irbis (MHL)
Website www.ak-bars.ru
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Franchise history
Hockey Club Ak Bars

Hockey Club Ak Bars (Russian: Ак Барс, Tatar: Ак Барс, Aq Bars, English: Snow Leopard), also known as Ak Bars Kazan, is a Russian professional ice hockey team based in Kazan, Tatarstan. They are a member of the Kontinental Hockey League.

The team's name, Ak Bars, is derived from the official symbol of Tatarstan, translated as Snow Leopard, a traditional symbol which has its origins with the Barsil, one of the Tatar tribes.