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Junior Hockey League presents pre-season plans for every club. Today we take a look at Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk and Irbis Kazan.
‘Polar Bears’ will have their first pre-season camp in Chelyabinsk up until July 28th. After that the team will then travel to Ufa to participate in HC Salavat Yulaev Cup, which will take place between July 29th and August 3rd.
Aside from Belye Medvedi, Tolpar Ufa, Mamonty Yugry Khanty-Mansiysk, Avto Yekaterinburg, Omskie Yastreby and Reaktor Nizhnekamsk will compete for the cup.
The team will then have their second camp in Chelyabinsk from August 4th till August 12th, which will be followed by participation in Belosokhov Memorial in Novosibirsk. Belye Medvedi will compete with Snezhnye Barsy Nursultan, Kuznetskie Medvedi, Sibirskie Snaipery and Omskie Yastreby.
After another 10-day camp in Chelyabinsk, Belye Medvedi will participate in Memorial Tournament, which will run from August 27th to August 29th. ‘Polar Bears’ will face Mamonty Yugry Khanty-Mansiysk, SKA-Varyagi St. Petersburg and Avto Yekaterinburg.
Kazan will have their first away-from-home pre-season camp from July 12th to July 21st at Yunost baza in Adler. The team will then have another camp at Ak Bars baza in Kazan from July 23rd to August 6th.
Irbis will play two exhibition games in Almetyevsk on July 31st and August 1st.
Taneko tournament will be held in Kazan from August 7th to August 11th. Irbis will face three opponents, which are yet to be determined.
Irbis will play two more exhibition games on August 15th and August 16th. Their opponent is yet to be determined.
Kazan will then travel to Togliatti for the 2019 Sakharov Cup, which will be held from August 20th till August 24th. Full list of participants is yet to be revealed.
Irbis will wrap up their pre-season on August 31st with an exhibition game.