Vladimir Petrov (ice hockey)

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Vladimir Petrov
Vladimir Petrov, 2013.jpg
Petrov in 2013
Born (1947-06-30)30 June 1947
Krasnogorsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died 28 February 2017(2017-02-28) (aged 69)
Moscow, Russia
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 Leningrad
National team  Soviet Union
Playing career 1965–1983

Vladimir Vladimirovich Petrov (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Петро́в; 30 June 1947 – 28 February 2017) was a Russian Soviet ice hockey player, Olympic Champion (1972, 1976) and silver medalist (1980).

Born in Krasnogorsk, Soviet Union, 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 the best offensive lines ever.

Petrov played for the 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, Petrov was the president of Russian Ice Hockey Federation. In 2006, Petrov was enshrined to the IIHF Hall of Fame.

Awards[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Regular season
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM
1965–66 Krylya Sovetov Moscow Soviet 23 1 8 9
1966–67 Krylya Sovetov Moscow Soviet 44 15 9 24
1967–68 CSKA Moscow Soviet 38 21 19 40
1968–69 CSKA Moscow Soviet 39 27 18 45
1969–70 CSKA Moscow Soviet 43 51 21 72
1970–71 CSKA Moscow Soviet 37 16 16 32
1971–72 CSKA Moscow Soviet 32 21 16 37
1972–73 CSKA Moscow Soviet 30 27 22 49
1973–74 CSKA Moscow Soviet 28 14 14 28 34
1974–75 CSKA Moscow Soviet 34 27 26 53 58
1975–76 CSKA Moscow Soviet 34 22 22 44 46
1976–77 CSKA Moscow Soviet 35 26 36 62 57
1977–78 CSKA Moscow Soviet 31 28 28 56 41
1978–79 CSKA Moscow Soviet 43 26 37 63 54
1979–80 CSKA Moscow Soviet 32 21 20 41 28
1980–81 CSKA Moscow Soviet 40 19 24 43 42
1981–82 SKA Leningrad Soviet 20 4 3 7 24
1982–83 SKA Leningrad Soviet 12 4 4 8 18
Soviet totals 595 370 343 713 402

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1969 Soviet Union WC 10 6 2 8 16
1970 Soviet Union WC 10 5 3 8 8
1971 Soviet Union WC 9 8 3 11 2
1972 Soviet Union OLY 4 0 2 2 0
1972 Soviet Union WC 10 6 6 12 6
1972 Soviet Union SS 8 3 4 7 10
1973 Soviet Union WC 10 18 16 34 12
1974 Soviet Union WC 8 4 7 11 0
1974 Soviet Union SS 7 1 6 7 4
1976 Soviet Union OLY 6 6 3 9 6
1977 Soviet Union WC 10 7 14 21 8
1979 Soviet Union WC 8 7 8 15 10
1980 Soviet Union OLY 7 4 2 6 6
Senior totals 107 75 76 151 88

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Alexander Yakushev
Soviet Scoring Champion
1970
Succeeded by
Alexander Maltsev
Preceded by
Valeri Kharlamov
Soviet Scoring Champion
1973
Succeeded by
Vyacheslav Anisin
Preceded by
Vyacheslav Anisin
Soviet Scoring Champion
1975
Succeeded by
Victor Shalimov
Preceded by
Helmuts Balderis
Soviet Scoring Champion
1978, 1979
Succeeded by
Sergei Makarov