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Hockey Classic. St. Petersburg 2018" at the Saint Petersburg Stadium

As a partof the 2018 Channel One Cup, the senior Russian national team will play against Finland at the Saint Petersburg Stadium, which is  generally used for football matches. The game is included in the "Hockey Classic. St. Petersburg2018" event, and will take place on December 16, the final day of competition. The Russian and Finnish national teams will play each other in the Euro Hockey Tour, before the Army Derby between SKA and CSKA will be played on December 22 in the KHL regular season. This match will be played on both clubs' birthdays and the anniversary of Russian ice hockey.

The arena’s capacity will amount to 70 000 spectators. Prices will vary from 300 to 1800 rubles. The Channel One Cup, which is the second stage of the Euro Hockey Tour, will be held between the 13th and 16th of December. The main stadium of the tournament will be the Ice Palace at the Legends Park in Moscow which has hosted Euro Hockey Tour matches since 2015.


The Russian Ice Hockey Federation can reveal that ticket sales have started for the "Hockey. Classic. Saint Petersburg 2018" project which will take place at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. On December 16, the senior Russian and Finnish national teams will play each other in the Euro Hockey Tour, before SKA and HC CSKA Moscow compete in the 2018/2019 KHL regular season. Both matches will begin at 17:00 and will be played under the closed roof in order to guarantee maximum comfort for supporters.


Tickets can only be purchased on and and cost between 300 and 1800RUB. One person can purchase up to five tickets and children under the age of seven are granted free entry without a separate seat. You can also gain access to the stadium using e-tickets on your smartphone.

Seats for disabledfans

There are places for fans who are in wheelchairs. They are located on the third level of the Saint Petersburg Stadium (between the first and second tiers) and the accompanying person can sit in a seat. The tickets are free, but limited.

Tickets can be booked by telephone: 8 (812) 960 15 80.

How to reach the Saint Petersburg Stadium

- Walking from the Krestovskiy Ostrov metro station (2.1 km)

- Walking from the Novokrestovskaya metro station (1.6 km)

- Walking from the Yakhtenniy Bridge from the Begovaya metro station (2.8 km)

- By car with a pass to park at the stadium. Information surrounding parking passes will be published later.

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