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The Hockey Club SKA , often referred to as SKA Saint Petersburg and literally as the Sports Club of the Army, is a Russian professional ice hockey club based in Saint Petersburg. They are members of the Bobrov Division in the Kontinental Hockey League . In spite of its long history, the club never competed in a league final until the 2014–15 KHL season, where they defeated Ak Bars Kazan winning the Gagarin Cup. In 2012, with an average of 10,126 spectators the SKA became the first Russian club ever to average a five-digit attendance.

SKA Saint Petersburg
СКА Санкт-Петербург
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Nickname Soldiers, Horses
City Saint Petersburg, Russia
League Kontinental Hockey League
Conference Western
Division Bobrov
Founded 1946
Home arena Ice Palace
(Capacity: 12,300)
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Owner(s) Gazprom Export
President Gennady Timchenko
General manager Andrey Tochitskiy
Head coach Oleg Znarok
Asst. head coach Harijs Vītoliņš
Vladimir Fedosov
Captain Pavel Datsyuk
Affiliate(s) SKA-Karelia (VHL)
SКА-1946 (MHL)
Website www.ska.ru
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SKA Ice Hockey Club

The Hockey Club SKA (Russian: Хоккейный клуб СКА), often referred to as SKA Saint Petersburg and literally as the Sports Club of the Army, is a Russian professional ice hockey club based in Saint Petersburg. They are members of the Bobrov Division in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). In spite of its long history, the club never competed in a league final until the 2014–15 KHL season, where they defeated Ak Bars Kazan winning the Gagarin Cup. In 2012, with an average of 10,126 spectators the SKA became the first Russian club ever to average a five-digit attendance.