Traditional evening party in Trinec

On Friday was in Vendryn (Hotel Vitality) the traditional meeting with players and club sponsors. During the social event, two senior representatives – ‘President’ Ján Moder and ‘Vice President’ Ján Czudko – have spoken about last season as well as the vision for the following period. Evening program included jersey auction of two Slovakian players…

The preseason in Jasna

The preseason might just be the worst thing about ice hockey, it’s when you run the most and about lot of workouts. Ocelari Trinec spent four days in Slovakia ‘Jasna’ in Low Tatras from 12.6. to 15.6. 2017. It was a part of summer conditioning program before the season. Tomas met with the teammates for…

Tomas signs one-year contract with HC Ocelari Trinec

Forward Tomas Marcinko signed one-year contract with the HC Ocelari Trinec. Slovakian player is one of the new Trinec players before 2017/2018 season. 29 year old gold medal holder from the season 2013/2014 in HC Kosice, spent  last season in Kontinental Hockey League in the team Red Star Kunlun Beijing. “I’am excited. Trinec has a…

The injury said stop

Tomas Marcinko will miss in 2017 World Championship in Paris and Koln. He will be unable participate in the tournament due to knee injury. Marcinko will undergo surgery. The recovery time is expected to be a period of one month. “I am disappointed that I will be unable to play for Slovakia national team at…

Metallurg brings Kunlun debut season to an end

  METALLURG MAGNITOGORSK 8 KUNLUN RED STAR 2 (Metallurg wins the series 4-1) Game 5 of this series proved a battle too far for our team. At the end of a heroic battle – not just in the playoff but throughout our rookie season – Kunlun was finally undone by a superb offensive performance from…

Kunlun keeps the series alive

Kunlun Red Star 3 Metallurg Magnitogorsk 1 (Metallurg leads the series 3-1) The defending champion’s hopes of sweeping into the Conference Semi-Finals hit a bump as Kunlun delivered a memorable victory in Beijing. Roared on by a crowd of over 7,000, the KHL newcomer got its first ever post-season win and avoided a white-wash in…

First season – first play off !

Today big moment for many Kunlun fans wasn’t part of this game, but came in Yekaterinburg. Avtomobilist’s tying goal against Sibir was enough to guarantee a playoff spot for the Chinese team in its first ever season. That represents a huge achievement for a team which, 12 months ago, existed purely as an idea under…

Kunlun storms back to winning ways

Kunlun Red Star 6 Jokerit Helsinki 3 A goal blitz at the start of the third period saw Kunlun shake off its New Year hangover in style and reinvigorate its playoff push. The Chinese team had lost five of its last six and looked to be continuing its downward spiral after goals from Brian O’Neill…

Great night at home country

Slovan began the evening with a tribute to Miroslav Satan, one of the greatest players in Slovak hockey history, before doing battle with Kunlun for the first time. But this clash between the KHL’s oldest club and its newest went the way of the visitor from Beijing as Tuukka Mantyla got an overtime winner on…

2 G, 1 A against Barys

KUNLUN RED STAR 5 BARYS ASTANA 1 Beijing, it’s been too long. Taking the Red Star roadshow to Shanghai for more than three months was a special experience for everyone connected with the club, but at the end of every journey there’s something special about returning home. And when that homecoming brings a 5-1 win…

Last-minute Rau sinks Dinamo Minsk

Kunlun Red Star clawed back a 0-2 deficit before snatching the game-winner with just 16 seconds left as Dinamo Minsk dropped out of the playoff spots. Chad Rau was the hero for the Chinese team, tying the game at 3-3 on 55:30 before grabbing that decisive strike. Janne Jalasvaara made the diagonal play to get…

Halloween treat for Red Star

Halloween – like hockey – isn’t a traditional part of Chinese life. But lovers of both have cause to celebrate today as Kunlun Red Star lit up the holiday by spooking Admiral and moving into a playoff spot. The win also brought around some swift revenge for Red Star, coming just two days after a…