Kunlun Red Star, To Grow Hockey in China

The Kunlun Redstar ice hockey club was founded in Beijing in 2016. The club signed an agreement with the KHL in the Great Hall of the People, on June 25, 2016, which allowed Kunlun Redstar to represent China to play in the KHL. In the 2016/17 season, Kunlun Redstar played in KHL for the first time and made the playoffs.