Nikolay Epshtein

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Nikolay Epshtein
Born Nikolay Semyonovich Epshtein
17 December 1919
Kolomna, Soviet Union
Died 27 August 2005(2005-08-27) (aged 85)
Selyatino, Russia
Resting place
Vostryakovsky Cemetery, Moscow
Ethnicity Jewish
Citizenship Russian
Occupation Ice hockey coach

Nikolay Semyonovich Epshtein (Russian: Николай Семёнович Эпштейн) (27 December 1919 – 27 August 2005) was a Soviet ice hockey coach.

Early life[edit]

Epshtein, who was Jewish, was born in Kolomna, Russian FSFR.[1][2]

Ice hockey coaching career[edit]

He coached from 1953 to 1975 in the Soviet National League as head coach of “Chimik” in Voskresensk.[1][3][4]

He was also head coach of the Soviet Union national ice hockey team and the Soviet Junior National Team that won a European Championship.[1][5][6]

He died from Alzheimers.[4]

Halls of Fame[edit]

He was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.[1] He was an inaugural inductee to the Russian Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Nikolay Epshtein". Jewishsports.net. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hiring Kuperman Paying Off for Jets". The Jewish Post & News. February 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2011.  |author=n
  3. ^ "The Soviets Have Their Stars, Too". The Windsor Star. May 13, 1975. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "2005 Hockey Deaths". Sihrhockey.org. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Universal Game". The Leader-Post. October 23, 1969. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  6. ^ "The U.S. National Hockey Team didn't score many goals". Sportsillustrated.cnn.com. January 16, 1961. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 

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