63 years since the birth of Nikolai Drozdetsky

June 14th marks the 63rd anniversary of Nikolai Drozdetsky's birthday, who won the 1984 Olympic Games and the World Championship in both 1981 and 1982.

Overall, Nikolai made a combined total of 503 appearances in the USSR championship with SKA and CSKA Moscow, scoring 253 goals. He became a USSR champion eight times (1980-1987), while also claiming the 1981 Canada Cup. Nikolai sadly passed away on 25 November 1995.

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