Russian commemorative coin
April 20, 1949 |
Setkovtsy village (not exist since 1975),
near Kirovo-Chepetsk, Soviet Union
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||169 lb (77 kg; 12 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Dynamo Moscow
|National team||Soviet Union|
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Silver||1980 Lake Placid||Team|
Maltsev played for Dynamo Moscow in the Soviet League for 530 games from 1967 to 1984. A six-time Soviet all-star, he led the league in scoring in 1970-71 and tied with Valeri Kharlamov for MVP in 1971-72.
Maltsev was on the USSR team during the 1972 Winter Olympics, 1976 Winter Olympics, and 1980 Winter Olympics, winning gold in 1972 and 1976 and silver in 1980. He was named the best forward at the IIHF World Championships three times, leading the tournament in goals once and total scoring twice . He made the world championship all-star team on five occasions. Maltsev's 213 career goals in international play were the most by any Soviet player . According to NHL.com, Maltsev was Alexander Ovechkin's childhood idol.
 Career statistics
GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes;
- Panorama of the 1972 Sports Year (in Russian). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. 1973. p. 49.
- Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed. ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 568.
- Alexander Maltsev at Hockey CCCP International
- Aleksandr Maltsev's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Aleksandr Maltsev – player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
|Soviet Scoring Champion
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