the Army for the second year in a row topped the list, consisting of 250 teams. Last season in the KHL, was completed ahead of schedule due to pandemic coronavirus, “red-blue” became the first by the end of the regular season in the Western conference. In the opening round of the playoffs Muscovites beat Nizhny Novgorod “torpedo”, winning the series 4-0. In the next stage CSKA were supposed to meet with Dynamo.
Second place in the ranking of the best clubs in Europe went to the Swedish “Lulea”, the third – Kazan “AK Bars”.
representatives Of the NHL in the top 50 list were also: SKA (fourth place), “Barys” of Kazakhstan (ninth), Dynamo (tenth), the Finnish “Jokerit” (12), Avangard Omsk (16) and the Moscow “Spartak” (28).