Vladimir Petrov (ice hockey)

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Vladimir Petrov
Born (1947-06-30) June 30, 1947 (age 67)
Krasnogorsk, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Krylya Sovetov
HC CSKA Moscow
SKA Saint Petersburg
National team  Soviet Union
Playing career 1965–1983
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 1972 Sapporo Team
Gold medal – first place 1976 Innsbruck Team
Silver medal – second place 1980 Lake Placid Team

Vladimir Vladimirovich Petrov (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Петро́в) (born June 30, 1947 in Krasnogorsk, Soviet Union) is a former Soviet ice hockey player, two times Olympic Champion (1972—gold, 1976—gold, 1980—silver).

Vladimir Petrov played in Soviet Ice Hockey League for Krylya Sovetov, Moscow (from 1965 to 1967), CSKA Moscow (from 1967 to 1981) and SKA, Leningrad (from 1981 to 1983). In CSKA Moscow and Soviet national team, he, together with Boris Mikhailov and Valeri Kharlamov, formed one of best offensive lines ever.

Vladimir Petrov played for Soviet Team in three Winter Olympics, 1972 Soviet Union-Canada Summit Series and many IIHF World Championships. He is 4th all-time leading scorer in World Championships, with 154 points (74 goals and 80 assists) in 102 games and scored 7 points (3 goals and 4 assists) in 8 games of Summit Series. He retired from ice hockey in 1983.

In mid-1990s, Vladimir Petrov was the president of Russian Ice Hockey Federation. In 2006, Petrov has been immortalized in the IIHF Hall of Fame.


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Alexander Yakushev
Soviet Scoring Champion
Succeeded by
Alexander Maltsev
Preceded by
Valeri Kharlamov
Soviet Scoring Champion
Succeeded by
Vyacheslav Anisin
Preceded by
Vyacheslav Anisin
Soviet Scoring Champion
Succeeded by
Victor Shalimov
Preceded by
Helmuts Balderis
Soviet Scoring Champion
1978, 1979
Succeeded by
Sergei Makarov