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Alexander Maltsev

Born on April 20, 1949 in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Soviet Union. Alexander Maltsev was one of the best forwards of all time. From 1967 to 1983 he wore the Dynamo Moscow jersey scoring 329 goals in 529 games.. With 319 international games, Maltsev holds the all-time Soviet Union National Team record in that category. Between 1969 and 1983 he participated in twelve IIHF World Championships and he was a nine time IIHF World and eight time IIHF European champion. He captured Olympic gold in 1972 and in 1976 and took home the silver in 1980. Maltsev was the prototype of the all-round forward and was utilised in all positions. In 1970, 1972 and 1981 he received the IIHF Directorate award as the best IIHF World Championship forward. Five times he was selected to the IIHF World Championship All Star team, in 1970, 1971 and 1978 at right wing, as well as in 1972 and 1981 at center.

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