After Four Years in KHL, Medveščak Returns to EBEL League

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The premier Croatian ice hockey club will compete again next season in the EBEL championship, the club announced on Wednesday

EBEL Presidency confirmed in the beginning of March that Medveščak has fulfilled all conditions to join EBEL League next season as a full member, confirmed by Medveščak on Wednesday, Jutarnji List reported on March 16, 2017.

“I thank all EBEL clubs and the Presidency who enabled us to compete in this championship and I look forward to see next season on Zagreb ice matches of Bears with the best clubs in the region – Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Czechia and Italy. We will certainly strive for Medveščak to remain a formidable opponent and am certain our fans will continue to enjoy professional hockey and emotions it brings,” stated Medveščak President Damir Gojanović.

Medveščak previously competed in EBEL from 2009 to 2013, followed by a transfer to Russian-led KHL, the second strongest hockey league in the world.

During four seasons in KHL, Medveščak managed to once reach the playoffs.


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