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Vladimir Krutov

Full name: Vladimir Yevgenyevich Krutov
Original name: Владимир Евгеньевич Крутов
Nickname(s): The Tank
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: June 1, 1960 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Died: June 6, 2012 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Other SR Links: Hockey-Reference.com

Biography

Vladimir Krutov began playing hockey with CSKA Moskva in 1977, playing there until 1989. With CSKA Moskva Krutov won 11 consecutive Soviet and European Champions Cups (1979-89). He was also selected as MVP of the Soviet Championships in 1987, was the leading goal scorer at the Soviet Championships in 1984, 1986 and 1987, and was chosen as part of the best line at the Soviet Championships in 1981-87 and 1989. In 1989, after Soviet players were allowed to play in NHL, Krutov joined the [Vancouver Canucks], but played there only one season. He then played two seasons with [Lions Zürich], before finishing his career in Sweden, with Östersunds IK (1992-95) and Brunflo IK (1995-96).

Internationally besides his three Olympic medals, Krutov was World champion five times (1981-83, 1986, 1989) and European champion seven times (1981-83, 1985-87, 1989). He also won silver (1987) and bronze (1985) at the World Championships. Krutov was named the best forward at the 1986 and 1987 World Championships and was the leading scorer at the 1987 World Championships and 1988 Olympics, and was also the leading goal scorer in 1987. Krutov won a full set of medals at the Canada Cup – gold in 1981, silver in 1987, and bronze in 1984. After his sporting career Krutov coached CSKA Moskva from 1996-2001, as the head coach in 2001. From 2002 until his untimely death due liver failure, Krutov worked as the director of sports school in Moscow.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2 1980-02-12 6 5 4
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 2 1980-02-22 USA 4, URS 3 1 1 2
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #4 1 1980-02-24 URS 9, SWE 2 1 0 2
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #3 1 1980-02-12 URS 16, JPN 0 0 0 0
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #4 1 1980-02-14 URS 17, NED 4 3 2 0
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #7 1 1980-02-16 URS 8, POL 1 0 0 0
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #12 1 1980-02-18 URS 4, FIN 2 1 1 0
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #14 1 1980-02-20 URS 6, CAN 4 0 1 0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1984-02-07 4 1 2
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #2 1 1984-02-17 URS 4, CAN 0 0 0 0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #4 1 1984-02-19 URS 2, TCH 0 1 0 0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #3 1 1984-02-07 URS 12, POL 1 0 0 0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #5 1 1984-02-09 URS 5, ITA 1 0 0 2
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #7 1 1984-02-11 URS 9, YUG 1 1 1 0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #12 1 1984-02-13 URS 6, FRG 1 1 0 0
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group A Match #14 1 1984-02-15 URS 10, SWE 1 1 0 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1988-02-13 6 9 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #3 1 1988-02-24 URS 5, CAN 0 1 0 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #6 1 1988-02-26 URS 7, SWE 1 0 2 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #9 2 1988-02-28 FIN 2, URS 1 0 0 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group B Match #2 1 1988-02-13 URS 5, NOR 0 1 1 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group B Match #5 1 1988-02-15 URS 8, AUT 1 2 1 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group B Match #9 1 1988-02-17 URS 7, USA 5 0 3 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group B Match #11 1 1988-02-19 URS 6, FRG 3 0 0 0
1988 Winter 27 Calgary Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group B Match #13 1 1988-02-21 URS 6, TCH 1 2 2 0
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