On February 25th, the regular season of the Ukrainian hockey championship concluded, with Vadym Shakhraichuk’s team gearing up for a playoff series against Sokil. Learn more about the team’s performance in the past part of the season in our upcoming feature.

Final position

Capitals wrapped up the regular championship in fourth place. Despite some losses in crucial matches against other top teams in 2024, the team advanced to the semifinals of the playoffs, setting up a showdown with Sokil in a four wins series.

Festive numbers in the standings

In the standings, Shakhraichuk’s squad accumulated 55 points during the regular season, hitting their 50th point milestone with a thrilling 5:3 victory over Tryzub.

The best performance

Capitals showcased their offensive prowess by leading the league in goals scored, netting an impressive total of 142 goals at an average of 4.7 per game.

The stands are no longer empty

Moreover, fans were treated to a special moment as the team played a home game with around 1,500 spectators in attendance. The electric atmosphere at the derby against Sokil sets the stage for an even more intense playoff atmosphere at the Kyiv Sports Palace.

The biggest online audience

The largest online audience during the Kyiv Capitals regular championship matches was 13,000 users for the away game against Dnipro on February 21st, and the home match with Sokil on January 6th.

Always on the rink

Throughout the season, Vadym Shakhraichuk’s team consistently featured five key players in every game, including defenders Tymur Lapko, Eetu Moksunen, and Valentyn Sirchenko, as well as forwards Andrii Kryvonozhkin and Mykyta Oliynyk.


The title of most effective defender in the regular championship goes to Latvian player Deniss Berdniks, who scored an impressive 10 goals and contributed 21 assists for Capitals.

TOP-assistants of the championship

Among the top assist leaders in the regular season were two players from our team: Mykyta Oliynyk with 35 assists and Serhii Chernenko with 34 assists.

The best snipers

The best snipers of the season saw Yaroslav Panchenko come close to claiming the top spot, only to fall short against Sokil. Panchenko’s 31 goals secured him third place in the league rankings, edging out Mykyta Sydorenko from Dnipro and Vitalii Lialka from Kremenchuk, both of whom notched 32 goals each. Noteworthy is the impressive offensive performance of Andrii Kryvonozhkin, a 21-year-old forward, who scored 27 goals. Danylo Tyshchenko rounded out the top three in the team standings with 16 goals.


In terms of combined goal and assist contributions, statistics include Yaroslav Panchenko with 31 goals and 14 assists, Serhii Chernenko with 5 goals and 34 assists, Andrii Kryvonozhkin with 27 goals and 11 assists, and Mykyta Oliynyk with 3 goals and 35 assists.

We eagerly anticipate the upcoming playoff series and look forward to witnessing the Kyiv Capitals strive for new milestones and achievements!