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23 December 2011, 01:45

On the 17th of December a declaration of intent was signed by the Kontinental Hockey League and the hockey club Helvetics of Switzerland.

In accordance with this agreement the hockey club officially confirms its interest in participating in the KHL Championship, starting from season 2014-15, and to make all the necessary investment in infrastructure in order to meet the standards demanded by the League, and to observe the rules set down in the regulations and other documents relevant to the governance of the League.

In return, in ratifying the declaration, the Kontinental Hockey League confirms its intention to accept Helvetics hockey club as a participant in the KHL Championship, starting from season 2014-15, on the condition that all the demands set down by the League for aspirant clubs are met.

The parties agreed to set April 30th, 2014, as the deadline for the club to provide the financial guarantees and documentation confirming it meets all the standards demanded by the League.

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