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By David Tuniz – Eurohockey.com

The 90th edition of Spengler Cup, held in Davos from 26 to 31 December 2016, has its participants announced: beside title holder Team Canada and host HC Davos, two teams from KHL will battle in Davos: Dinamo Minsk, returning after the victorious campaign of 2009 and Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg, partecipating also in last edition. Another returning team, after the final lost in 2015, is Swiss vice champion HC Lugano. Finally Mountfield HK from Czech town of Hradec Kralové will debut in the most famous tournament in the world.

“I am extremely happy, that we can welcome two well-known teams with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (Russia) and Dynamo Minsk (Belarus) as our guests in Davos. Like this, the KHL as one of the top ice hockey leagues is represented duly”, said OC President, Marc Gianola