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 

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