In memory of Vladimir Petrov
Today, on the 30th of June, Soviet ice hockey legend Vladimir Petrov would have turned 73 years old.
During his successful career, Vladimir won the Olympic Games on two occasions while picking up one silver medal. He became a nine time world champion, also gaining one silver and bronze medall. Vladimir was a eleven time USSR champion too.
Vladimir Petrov sadly died on the 28th of February 2017.
Petrov Vladimir Vladimirovich
Two time Olympic champion (1972, 1976), Olympic Games silver medalist in 1980
Nine time world champion, World Championship silver and bronze medalist
Won the USSR championship on eleven occasions, gained two USSR championship silver medalists
Scored 370 USSR championship goals in 553 appearances
Five time USSR Cup winner
Was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2006