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Boris Mikhailov

International Captain of the Soviet team for many years ... Participated at the 1972, 1976 and 1980 Olympics and at 11 World and European Championships from 1969 to 1980 ... Olympic gold medalist at Sapporo in 1972 and Innsbruck in 1976, silver medalist at Lake Placid in 1980 ... World Champion in 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978 and 1979 ... Named the Best Forward of World and European Championships and voted to the tournament All-Star Team in 1973 and 1979 ... A star player with the Soviet Team in the 1972 Summit Series with Team Canada ... Named the head coach of the Russian team before 1992-93 season ... Worked at three World Championships, winning a gold medal in 1993 ... Head coach of the Russian team at 1996 World Cup of Hockey ... Assistant coach of the Russian team at 1997 World Championship.

Career Began his hockey career with Energiya Saratov (1962 to 1965) ... Later played for Lokomotov Moscow (1965 to 1967) ... Played for CSKA Moscow of the Soviet League from 1967 to 1981 ... Won the Soviet national title 11 times ... Captained the team for many years ... The top scorer in the history of Soviet hockey ... Played in 572 games and scored 427 goals ... Member of one of the best lines in the history of hockey with Vladimir Petrov and Valeri Kharlamov ... Coached SKA Leningrad (later SKA St.Petersburg) from 1981 to 1984 and from 1992 to 1998 ... Worked as the assistant coach of CSKA from 1984 to 1991 ... Coached in Switzerland in 1991-92 with HC Rapperswil-Jona.

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