CHL comes back in August
by Martin Merk|19 MAY 2021
After a one-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Champions Hockey League with the top teams from the European leagues taking part in the CHL will be back in August.

Today in Zurich the 32 clubs were drawn into eight groups of four by Swiss women’s national team player Lara Stalder, CHL Chairman Peter Zahner and CHL CEO Martin Baumann.

The Champions Hockey League season will start on 26 August and the group stage with six games for each team will end on 13 October with the top-two teams of each group advancing to the knockout stage that will end with the final game on 1 March 2022.

The 32 clubs come together from 13 leagues and 14 different countries.

Here are the groups for the 2021/2022 Champions Hockey League season:

Group A
Vaxjo Lakers (SWE)
Sparta Prague (CZE)
TPS Turku (FIN)
Fischtown Pinguins Bremerhaven (GER)

Group B
Frolunda Gothenburg (SWE)
IFK Helsinki (FIN)
BK Mlada Boleslav (CZE)
ZSC Lions Zurich (SUI)

Group C
Lukko Rauma (FIN)
Adler Mannheim (GER)
Lausanne HC (SUI)
Cardiff Devils (GBR)

Group D
EV Zug (SUI)
Rogle Angelholm (SWE)
Red Bull Munich (GER)
SonderjyskE Vojens (DEN)

Group E
Eisbaren Berlin (GER)
HC Lugano (SUI)
Skelleftea AIK (SWE)
Tappara Tampere (FIN)

Group F
Ocelari Trinec (CZE)
Leksands IF (SWE)
Fribourg-Gotteron (SUI)
Yunost Minsk (BLR)

Group G
Rungsted Seier Capital (DEN)
Dragons de Rouen (FRA)
KAC Klagenfurt (AUT)
HC Donbass (UKR)

Group H
GKS Jastrzebie (POL)
Red Bull Salzburg (AUT)
Frisk Asker (NOR)
HC Bolzano (ITA)

Click below to watch the draw. For more information visit where the game schedule will be published once it is known.