Best Russian Hockey Players

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

The Top Ten

1 Alexander Ovechkin Alexander Ovechkin Alexander Mikhailovich "Alex" Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League.

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

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

Best player ever

Thé best or all

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2 Pavel 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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3 Valeri Kharlamov

Anyone who puts someone ahead of Kharlamov obviously never saw him play. He wasn't just the best player in the Soviet Union, he was the best player in the world. Better than any NHL player. The guy had it all!

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!

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4 Evgeni Malkin

Malkin better than overrated Bure

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

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5 Pavel Bure

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

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6 Vladislav 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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7 Ilya 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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8 Sergei Fedorov

one of the most underrated forward ever

First Russian to win the Hart Trophy - VADERtheIMPALER

9 Sergei Makarov
10 Igor Larionov

The smartest Russian player of all time

The Contenders

11 Viacheslav Fetisov

The greatest. No doubt.

12 Evgeni Nabokov
13 Alexander Mogilny

Great hands, great skater, was afraid to fly

14 Vladimir Tarasenko

Come on this low.

Top ten player

15 Alexei Kovalev
16 Alexander Radulov
17 Boris Mikhailov V 1 Comment
18 Sergei Bobrovsky
19 Sergei Zubov
20 Alexander Majorov
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