All summer long, the newly formed hockey team formed the roster, negotiated with potential players and coaches, worked at the training camp near Nizhny Novgorod and held several meetings with colleagues, where they won their first victory.
Meanwhile, in Norilsk, a home ice field was being prepared for the hockey players, bringing it in line with international standards and sports requirements. This week, the Norilsk hockey club held its first open training session on home ice.
“We are definitely excited, because we have the first home game of the club in Norilsk. All players understand where and why we have come, the measure of their responsibility, first of all, to the fans, to Norilsk and to themselves. We want to please our Norilsk fans”, said the club head coach Aidar Musakayev.
In the first match of the All-Russian Hockey League season in Norilsk, our team will face one of the strongest hockey clubs, Neftyanik, this Saturday, September 2.
Hockey club Norilsk, having arrived in the Arctic, highly appreciated the renovated ice arena. According to the athletes, it is clear that the palace itself has a long and good history.
The striker of HC Norilsk Mikhail Anisin speaks about almost a family atmosphere in the new team. At the same time, the best sniper of the Gagarin Cup declares on behalf of the team and on his own behalf that everyone is determined to give himself completely to the game.