Best Russian Hockey Players

The 10 greatest Russian/Soviet Hockey players of all-time.

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1Alexander Ovechkin

Best hockey player ever. end of story. just go watch his highlights.

I'm from Russia and I want to be that guy

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2Pavel Datsyuk

Silkiest mitts you ever saw. Smart, fast and strong. Datsyuk is captain of the Russian Olympic team for a reason

He is unbelievable, magician and awesome person with a huge sense of humor!

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3Valeri Kharlamov

no doubt, best hockey player ever... If Canadians do not break him, they lose superseries 72, 5-3. "we just can't stop him" - John Ferguson.

The only way Canada won the summit series is because bobby clarke slashed kharlamov

He made Russia beat cananda, when everybody deemed it impossible. Also tainted a lot by injury's. And had a very tough life, fighting for a spot in a team of which he was the best by far of. Long, but true story, the coach, Tarasov didn't play him. How did he earn a position? He proved himself at the few times he was given chances. Best ice hockey player in Russia. Best ice hockey player in the World!

I am a strong Canadian supporter but I was in awe at the superb skills of Kharlamov.

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4Vladislav Tretiak

Should be #1 on this list for sure.
Simply one of the greatest goalies ever. Imagine if he ever played in the NHL?
He would be a superstar year after year.
First non NHLer in the Hall of Fame.
He is an absolutely outstanding goalie.

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5Pavel Bure

Pavel is solid player and good attacking from goalie and good backing.

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6Evgeni Malkin

It's Geno, two-time scoring champ, Stanley Cup winner and future hall-of-famer. Ovechkin? Give me a break.

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7Ilya Kovalchuk

Ilya Kovalchuk is one of the rarest breeds of hockey players ever. With the most underrated shot ever.

ilya kovalchuk is amazing he came out of nowhere and is now one of the best players on the devils

He is very powerful and he always scores goles and their is even a film about him

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8Sergei Fedorov

one of the most underrated forward ever

First Russian to win the Hart Trophy - VADERtheIMPALER

9Sergei Makarov
10Igor Larionov

The smartest Russian player of all time

The Contenders

11Viacheslav Fetisov

The greatest. No doubt.

12Evgeni Nabokov
13Alexander Radulov
14Alexander Mogilny
15Boris MikhailovV1 Comment
16Alexei Kovalev
17Sergei Bobrovsky
18Sergei Zubov
19Alexander Majorov
20Alexander Ragulin
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