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Vladislav Tretiak

International Considered one of the best goaltenders of all times ... Came to prominence in North America after starring in the historic 1972 Summit Series between Team Canada and the Soviet Union ... Participated at the 1972, 1976, 1980 and 1984 Olympics and at 13 World and European Championships from 1970 to 1984 ... Played in all international tournaments during his career ... Olympic gold medalist in 1972, 1976 and 1984, silver medalist at Lake Placid in 1980 ... World Champion in 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982 and 1983 ... Named the Best Goaltender of World and European Championships in 1974, 1979, 1981 and 1983 ... Voted to the tournament All-Star Team in 1975, 1979 and 1983 ... Voted to the All-Star Team and named the tournament MVP after the Soviets won the 1981 Canada Cup.

Career Made his debut in the Soviet League at age 17 ... Played for CSKA Moscow of the Soviet League from 1969 to 1984 ... Won Soviet the national title 13 times, from 1970 to 1973, 1975 and from 1977 to 1984 ... Played in 482 games in the Soviet League ... Began working as as a goaltending coach for the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks after retiring.

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