We congratulate Vitaly Samoylov!


On the 17th of April, honoured USSR Master of Sports and 1998 Olympic champion Vitaly Samoylov celebrates his birthday. The Russian Ice Hockey Federation wishes Vitaly a very happy birthday, as well as health and family happiness!

Samoylov Vitaly Anatolevich

Born on the 17th of April 1962

1980 European junior champion

1988 USSR championship silver medalist. Played 231 matches in the league

1988 Olympic champion

1987 Canada Cup silver medalist

Played 10 matches for the Soviet Union national team 

Was the head coach of Latvia and HC Metallurg Novokuznetsk

Russian Ice Hockey Federation 

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