Happy birthday, Vyacheslav Fetisov!


On the 20th of April, legendary Soviet and Russian defenseman and two time Olympic champion Vyacheslav Fetisov celebrates his birthday.

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation wishes Vyacheslav a very happy birthday, as well as health and happiness!

Fetisov Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich

Born on the 20th of April in Moscow

Playing career:

1974 - 1989 - CSKA Moscow

1989 - 1995 - New Jersey Devils

1994 - Spartak Moscow

1995 - 1998 Detroit Red Wings


1984 and 1988 Olympic champion

Olympic silver medalist in 1980

Seven-time world champion (1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1990), 1987 World Championship silver medalist, bronze medalist in 1977, 1985 and 1991

USSR championship winner (1975, 1977—1989), silver medalist in 1976

USSR Cup winner in 1977, 1979 and 1988

1981 Canada Cup winner, 1987 finalist

1997 and 1998 NHL Stanley Cup winner 

Multiple winner of the European Champions Cup

Inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2005 

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