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07-16-2010, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Kiraly View Post
Lev Poprad will be based in Poprad, Slovakia and will play in the KHL. The team, originally based in Hradec Kralove, Cesko, planned to join the KHL this season, but was denied permission by the Czech hockey authority in June 2010. The team decided to move the club to Slovakia and was subsequently accepted by the KHL to compete in the league this upcoming season.

Little surprised the Slovakian Hockey Federation approved this and did it so quickly.
there are rumors that they may play in Hradec and just used Slovaks for the legal matters, as KHL requires them to get their governing hockey federation's permition

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