The Russian vice-champions HC Spartak Moscow will stay in the domestic competition as renamed team of CSKA Moscow.
– Not surprising. The situation is very simple: they have one sponsor – the president of the federation Sergey Nikolayevich Shishkarev. They have already made the CSKA women’s team. Now it’s easier with the audience. Will the fans understand the renaming? Do you want the fans to understand as well? The brand of “Spartak” was untwisted, they did a lot for this, but they did not go far. They promised first places, but it didn’t work out as planned. It all depends on the results, – said legendary coach of Chekhovskie Medvedi, Vladimir Maximov.
From the beginning of the season 2019/2020, CSKA Moscow competing in the women’s league.