Right now, the KHL is enjoying the grit and grime of the playoffs. Youtube KHL is carrying some games live and helping to promote the series.
A Little About the KHL Playoffs:
Like the NHL, the KHL enjoys a 16 team series fighting for the chance to hoist the cup. This cup, however, is a bit different. The KHL cup is called the Gagarin Cup, after Yuri Gagarin the first cosmonaut in space.The KHL started in 2008 after the collapse or realignment of the previous leagues. From 2008, there have been 3 winners of the Gagarin Cup: Ak Bars Kazan has won it two years in a row. Salavat Yulaev Ufa are the recent winners of the Gagrin Cup.