In Magnitogorsk, HC Metallurg were awarded their silver medals for the 2016/2017 KHL season. Russian Ice Hockey Federation president Vladislav Tretiak and Russian national team forward Evgeny Malkin attended the event.
During the 2016/2017 campaign, Metallurg Magnitogorsk won the Opening Cup, the KHL Eastern Conference and reached the Gagarin Cup final.
RIHF president Vladislav Tretiak:
- I congratulate Metallurg Magnitogorsk with their Russian championship silver medals. It's a good result for the club. The team have shown great ice hockey in recent years, in turn making Magnitogorsk and Russian ice hockey fans happy!
Russian Ice Hockey Federation