Tikhonov back in Arizona after waiver claim from Chicago

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have claimed forward Viktor Tikhonov off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks. The Coyotes also placed captain Shane Doan on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury. The 27-year-old Tikhonov was originally drafted by the Coyotes with the 28th overall pick in 2008. He had eight goals and eight assists in 61 games during the 2008...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes Claim Viktor Tikhonov

The Arizona Coyotes have claimed forward Viktor Tikhonov off waivers. The post Coyotes Claim Viktor Tikhonov appeared first on Committed Indians.
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Viktor Tikhonov On Waivers, Returning To Russia?

On Saturday, the Blackhawks placed forward Viktor Tikhonov on waivers. Tikhonov has zero points, six penalty minutes and is minus-four in 11 appearances this season with the Hawks. According to a report on, SKA has interest in Tikhonov returning to Russia. Tikhonov spent the last four seasons with SKA, but signed with the Blackhawks […] The post Viktor Tikhonov On...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hail To The Viktors: Tikhonov, Svedberg To Debut Friday

The Blackhawks will make a couple lineup adjustments after their opening night loss to the New York Rangers. Viktor Tikhonov is expected make his Blackhawks debut, and skated with Bryan Bickell and Andrew Shaw during the morning practice. The 27-year-old last appeared in the NHL with the Coyotes, appearing in 61 games during the 2008-09 […] The post Hail To The Viktors: Tikhonov...
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October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks sign Viktor Tikhonov

The Chicago Blackhawks signed forward Viktor Tikhonov to a one-year, $1.04 million deal. To many hockey fans, this name may sound awfully familiar, as he is grandson of the storied Soviet coach, with whom he shares the same name. Tikhonov was drafted 28th overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2008 draft, before moving to the KHL to play with St. Petersburg. In 182 games with St....
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Blackhawks Recruiting Viktor Tikhonov?

2008 first-round draft pick Viktor Tikhonov, returning to NHL after four seasons in Russia, is closing in on a deal with CHI. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2015 Tikhonov, 27, was a first round pick (28th overall) by the Coyotes in 2008. He scored eight goals with 16 assists in 49 games skating with […] The post Report: Blackhawks Recruiting Viktor Tikhonov? appeared...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Documentary tells gripping story of Red Army hockey team

LOS ANGELES (AP) Gabe Polsky wouldn't stop pestering him, so Slava Fetisov grudgingly promised 15 minutes to the American making a documentary about the Soviet Union as reflected through its dominant Red Army hockey team. When the Hall of Fame defenseman finally met Polsky in Moscow, they ended up spending 18 hours together over three days, remembering and examining the halcyon...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Soviet hockey coach Tikhonov dies at 84

MOSCOW (AP) The legendary Russian hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, whose teams won three Olympic gold medals, has died after an undisclosed long illness. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday that Tikhonov died overnight. He had been receiving treatment at home for an illness that had left him unable to walk in recent weeks. Under Tikhonov's leadership, the...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia Dominates, Wins Gold by   Bradshaw Furlong

In front of a very pro-Russia crowd in Minsk, the Russians came away with the gold medal in a dominating 5-2 win over the Finns as they finish the tournament undefeated. Russians Sergei Bobrovsky and Viktor Tikhonov won Best Goalie and Best Forward of the tournament, respectively. Russia out shot the Finns, 39-26 in the game as Pekka Rinne did [...]
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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