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HC Lada
Lada Togliatti logo.png
Full name Lada Togliatti
Founded 1976 (as Torpedo Togliatti)
Based In Togliatti Flag of Togliatti (Samara oblast).png
Arena Volgar Sports Palace
(Capacity: 2,900)
League KHL 2008-present
Division Kharlamov
Conference Eastern
Head Coach Russia Peter Vorobiev
Captain Russia Yuri Petrov

HC Lada Togliatti (Russian: ХК «Лада» Тольятти) is a Russian professional ice hockey team based in Togliatti, Russia. They are members of the Kharlamov Division of the Kontinental Hockey League.



July 1976 - team was founded as Torpedo Togliatti;

August 31, 1976 - first exhibition game against Dizelist Penza (final score was 3:3)

1990 - Gennadiy Tsigurov is hired as team coach;

1991 - Lada enters the Highest division of the Soviet ice hockey league;

1993 - Lada loses in the playoffs final and gets its first ever Russian Championships award;

April 1994 - Lada wins Russian Championship becoming a first ever team with non-Moscow origin to achieve such thing;

December 1994 - European Cup debut; silver medals won;

April 1995 - Lada wins silver awards of Russian Championship;

December 1995 - Lada becomes a vice-champion of Spengler Cup after a loss in Final game to Canadian national team;

April 1996 - Lada becomes a Champion of Russia for its second time;

"Lada is European Cup Champion" poster

December 30th, 1996 - Lada wins European Cup;

April 1997 - after the regular season win, Lada lost playoff final series to Torpedo Yaroslavl;

June 2001 - Peter Vorobiev substitutes Valeriy Postnikov for coach position (1999-2001);

April 2003 - Lada beats Avangard Omsk in third place series, receiving a bronze award of Russian Superleague;

April 2004 - Lada wins bronze medals;

April 2005 - playoff finals loss to Dynamo Moscow, Lada receives silver medals.

November 2005 - due to financial troubles, 16 players leave the team. To continue regular season, Lada management uses the players from reserve team;

January 2006 - Lada becomes first ever Russian team to win the IIHF Continental Cup;

May 2006 - Anatoly Emelin signs as a new Lada coach






Current roster

Updated November 21, 2009. [1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
16 Russia Andronov, SergeiSergei Andronov RW L 20 2006 Penza, Russian SFSR
30 Russia Anisimov, AlexeiAlexei Anisimov G L 25 2009 Togliatti, Russian SFSR
34 Russia Belukhin, EvgenyEvgeny Belukhin F 26 2009 Sarov, Russian SFSR
22 Russia Chernikov, AlexanderAlexander Chernikov F 25 2007 Togliatti, Russian SFSR
8 Russia Chernykh, DmitriDmitri Chernykh RW L 24 2009 Voskresensk, Russian SFSR
28 Russia Drugov, ViktorViktor Drugov F 23 2007 Barnaul, Russian SFSR
44 Russia Dydykin, ValeriValeri Dydykin D 23 2008 Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR
14 Russia Esipov, AndreiAndrei Esipov D 29 2009 Moscow, Russian SFSR
88 Russia Golubtsov, VadimVadim Golubtsov RW L 22 2008 Lipetsk, Russian SFSR
74 Russia Kalimulin, MaratMarat Kalimulin D R 21 2005
3 Russia Krivov, StepanStepan Krivov D 19 2009 Togliatti, Russian SFSR
61 Slovakia Kukumberg, RomanRoman Kukumberg C R 29 2009 Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
5 Russia Lekomtsev, IvanIvan Lekomtsev D 24 2009 Glazov, Russian SFSR
25 Russia Makarov, DenisDenis Makarov D L 26 2007
32 Ukraine Mikhnov, AndreiAndrei Mikhnov C L 26 2004 Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
17 Russia Naurov, AlexanderAlexander Naurov C L 24 2009 Saratov, Russian SFSR
24 Russia Nikonorov, KirillKirill Nikonorov F 20 2007 Kuybyshev, Russian SFSR
31 Kazakhstan Ogureshnikov, SergeiSergei Ogureshnikov Injured Reserve G 32 Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakh SSR
26 Russia Panov, KonstantinKonstantin Panov RW L 29 2006 Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR
18 Russia Petrov, YuriYuri Petrov (C) F 25 2007 Togliatti, Russian SFSR
19 Russia Rachinsky, YakovYakov Rachinsky F 29 2009 Kuybyshev, Russian SFSR
20 Russia Semenov, AlexeiAlexei Semenov G 23 2009 Zhigulyovsk, Russian SFSR
15 Russia Sevastyanov, SergeiSergei Sevastyanov C L 29 2009 Angarsk, Russian SFSR
12 Kazakhstan Shemelin, DenisDenis Shemelin D L 19 2009 Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakh SSR
9 Russia Valuysky, SemenSemen Valuysky F 18 2008 Togliatti, Russian SFSR
6 Russia Vasiliev, ValeryValery Vasiliev D L 19 2009 Togliatti, Russian SFSR
39 Slovakia Weissmann, ErikErik Weissmann Injured Reserve LW L 31 2009 Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
4 Russia Zubov, IgorIgor Zubov D R 19 2009 Togliatti, Russian SFSR


  1. ^ "HC Lada Roster". Retrieved 2009-10-11.  
  2. ^ "Lada Togliatti roster". Retrieved 2009-10-05.  

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