Aleksandr Smirnov (ice hockey)

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Aleksandr Smirnov
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Born (1964-08-17) 17 August 1964 (age 49)
Voskresensk, URS
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 178 lb (81 kg; 12 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Khimik Voskresensk
TPS Turku
Kapfenberg
Storhamar Dragons
National team  Russia
Playing career 1982–2006

Aleksandr Evgenievich Smirnov (born 17 August 1964 in Voskresensk, Soviet Union)

Playing career[edit]

A former Russian ice hockey player who has played for Russia’s national team, winning the gold medal at IIHF's 1993 World Championships in Germany.

He played nine seasons for the Storhamar Dragons and won the Norwegian Cup as head coach with the Dragons in 2008.

Coaching career[edit]

Smirnov is currently the head coach of the Severstal Cherepovets of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia.[1] He has been the head coach of the Storhamar Dragons on two occasions,[2] and has previously coached Gjøvik Hockey, Norway.

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place GP G A Pts PIM
1993 Russia WC 1 8 0 1 1 6
1994 Russia Oly 4th 8 1 0 1 8
1994 Russia WC 5th 6 1 2 3 4
1995 Russia WC 5th 6 0 3 3 4
1996 Russia WC 4th 7 0 0 0 8
Senior int'l totals 35 2 6 8 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aleksandr Smirnov". eliteprospects.com. 2010-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Aleksander Smirnov". dragons.no. 2010-07-16. 

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