In memory of Vladimir Krutov
Today, legendary Soviet ice hockey player and two time Olympic champion Vladimir Krutov would have turned 57 years of age.
Vladimir sadly died on June 6th 2012, but his amazing achievements in the game live on forever. He inspired plenty of people to pick up a stick and start playing ice hockey. May his legend always be amongst us!
Krutov Vladimir Evgenevich
Born on the 1st of June 1960 in Moscow
Olympic champion in 1984 and 1988
World champion in 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986 and 1989
Seven time European champion
1981 Canada Cup winner
Multi USSR champion between 1978 and 1989
USSR Cup winner in 1979 and 1988
Was included into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2010
Russian Ice Hockey Federation