Hockey club Vityaz – official site – Coaches

Hockey club Vityaz – official site – Coaches

Kravets Mikhail Grigoryevich From 1982 to 1985 he played for the Leningrad Izhorets. In 1985 – 1991 – at SKA Leningrad. In 1986 he became the bronze medalist of the USSR championship. In championships

Kravets Mikhail Grigorievich

From 1982 to 1985 he played for the Leningrad Izhorets.

In 1985 – 1991 – at SKA Leningrad. In 1986 he became the bronze medalist of the USSR championship.

In the top-level championships of the USSR, he played 215 matches, 65 goals + 63 assists.

1991 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks

From 1991 to 2000, he performs across the ocean.

Spent:

– Two NHL games for the San Jose Sharks

– 259 games in the International Hockey League (50 goals + 141 assists),

– 222 matches in ECHL – West Coast League (71 + 161),

– 37 games in the CHL – Central Hockey League, 14 goals + 57 assists,

– 7 games in the AHL – American Hockey League, 2 goals and 2 assists.

Upon returning from overseas in 2000-2003. in St. Petersburg he played for Spartak St. Petersburg for three seasons.

In the 2000/01 season, he played 8 games for SKA in the final tournament among the clubs fighting for the preservation of a ticket to the big leagues.

In 2001-2003 in Spartak St. Petersburg he simultaneously played and worked as an assistant coach.

In 2003/04 Mikhail Kravets – assistant coach at Spartak St. Petersburg, and since 2004 – head coach of the St. Petersburg team – until November 10, 2006.

In 2008/09 – head coach at SKA-2 St. Petersburg, the third division of Russian hockey.

Since September 1, 2009 – included in the structure of the main team of the club as an assistant coach.

The 2010/11 season begins as a head coach in the new Silver Lions team in St. Petersburg. In the middle of the season, he leads another St. Petersburg team of the MHL SKA-1946. Spends in it and the next year 2011/12.

In 2012/13 – assistant to the head coach of SKA in the KHL, in the role of acting. head coach from November 25 to December 12.

In 2013/14, again – assistant to the head coach of SKA.

In 2014, he moved to Sochi to a new club-project of the KHL – HC Sochi, working there under the supervision of Vyacheslav Butsaev for three seasons (until 2017). During this time, Sochi twice in a row go to the playoffs.

In the 2017/18 season, he heads the Chinese VHL club Heilongjiang KRS.

The 2018/19 season starts as the head coach of the MHL club SKA-Varyag named after. Morozov, and from October 4, he becomes the head of the VHL club SKA-Neva.

He wins the regular season with the team and goes to the semifinals of the Vladimir Petrov Cup in the VHL.

Officially headed HC Vityaz in May 2019.
Led the Moscow Region club to the first round of the playoffs in the 2019-20 season.