Lokomotiv will return from vacation on July 18 and, after the players have passed the mandatory in-depth medical examination, will begin the training process. Until August 9, Igor Nikitin´s team will have a training camp in Yaroslavl at the Lokomotiv MFSK base. As part of this gathering, the first control match will also take place - with the Perm Molot, the VHL club, which is a partner of the railroad.

Then, from 10 to 13 August, Yaroslavl will take part in the KHL tournament on Ufa ice. Lokomotiv´s rivals will be SalavatYulaev, Dynamo Moscow and Severstal.

In the second half of August, our team will again train in Yaroslavl, and on the 24th they will play another test match - Torpedo from Nizhny Novgorod.

Finally, on August 26 and 28 in Kazan, Lokomotiv will meet Ak Bars twice, and the final days before the start of the regular season will again be spent in training on home ice.