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VIKTOR TIKHONOV RUMORS

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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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Russian hockey mouns death of legendary coach Viktor Tikhonov

via CSKA Moscow Facebook page The Russian hockey world is in mourning today with the death of their greatest ever coach.  Viktor Tikonov has died at the age of 84.  Tikhonov had been in hospital since the end of October.  The reasons for his hospitalization and whether it was related to his death are still not known. The news was broken early on Monday morning by the KHL. All...
Via Around The Rink
November 24, 2014  |  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

Report: Legendary Russian coach Viktor Tikhonov hospitalized

The most decorated head coach in the history of Russian professional hockey, Viktor Tikhonov,  has been rushed to hospital according to Russian media sources.  The nature of the visit is not yet known. Legendary Soviet hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov has been urgently hospitalized, according to Russian media — Gabrielle T-F (@gabrielletf) October 31, 2014 via ESPN Tikhonov...
Via Around The Rink
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: KHL goalie make stunning glove save

Sport.sk The NHL regular season has yet to officially start, but the Russian-based KHL season has been in full swing for the past month now.  The top team with the best record is SKA St. Petersburg who are lead by former New Jersey Devil forward Ilya Kovalchuk and Arizona Coyotes first-round bust from 2007, Viktor Tikhonov. I’ve been catching a few KHL games to pass the time...
Via Around The Rink
October 03, 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 [...]
Via The Hockey House
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes GM Maloney to reach out to Viktor Tikhonov about Coyotes return

via World Hockey.com With the 28th overall pick of the 2008 NHL Draft, the Phoenix Coyotes selected Viktor Tikhonov.  Tikhonov turned out to be one of the biggest busts in the teams’ short history.  He spent only one season with the Coyotes before being sent to the AHL to play for the San Antonio Rampage the following season. Tokhonov never made it back into the majors, at least...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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