In the city of Zapolyarny of the Murmansk oblast on 6 March, a solemn ceremony of opening a modern indoor ice loschadki, reports Taimyr Telegraph. 35 million rubles for the construction of the arena was provided by the company "Norilsk Nickel".
The site can be used all year round, which will spur the interest of the residents of the city and the Pechenga district to the ice sports, says the guest of honor the opening ceremony, a famous Soviet hockey player Sergey Gimaev. "Soon you will experience how sports will change the Outlook of the residents. After all, one hockey court can provide a sports component about a thousand boys and girls," said he.
Built a Playground for special reinforced concrete monolithic Foundation. The length of the roll was 66 meters width — 36 meters height — 14 meters. It is noted that the stadium meets all the safety requirements. Stands can accommodate 300 people.
4 Mar in the Arctic circle, in the city of Norilsk was the first match of the Night Hockey League (NHL). The local players took all-star team "Legends of hockey". Went out on the ice, Vyacheslav Fetisov, Pavel Bure, Aleksey Kasatonov, Valery Kamensky, Alexander Mogilny, Alexander Kozhevnikov, Alexander Yakushev and others. The away team also played by the representatives of Norilsk Nickel in the person of the head of the company Vladimir Potanin and Sergey Batekhin.