Igor Efimowitsch Dmitriev

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IIHF Hall of Fame , 2007
Igor Dmitriev
Date of birth October 19, 1941
date of death December 21, 1997
Place of death Moscow , Russian SFSR
position center
Career stations
1958-1974 Krylya Sovetov Moscow
1974-1975 EC Klagenfurt AC

Igor Jefimowitsch Dmitrijew ( Russian Игорь Ефимович Дмитриев ; born October 19, 1941 , † December 21, 1997 in Moscow , Russian SFSR ) was a Soviet - Russian ice hockey player and coach .


Dmitrijew began his career in 1955 in a junior team in Moscow, before moving to Krylya Sovetov Moscow in 1958 . For this team he was active without interruption until 1974, ten years of which as their captain. In 1960 and 1973 he took third place in the championship with Krylja. In 1974 he won with the so-called Soviet Wings both the Soviet championship title and the national cup competition. In a total of 430 league games in the Soviet championship, he scored 126 goals.

At the end of his career in 1974 he received permission to move to other Western European countries. He spent the 1974/75 season at EC Klagenfurt AC in the Austrian ice hockey league before finally ending his career.

He began his work as a trainer in 1978 with Krylja Sowetow Moscow as an assistant trainer. From 1983 he was head coach of the team. In 1987 he was appointed to the staff of the Soviet national ice hockey team and took part in a large number of ice hockey world championships , the Olympic Games and the Canada Cup until 1992 . At the same time he supervised Krylja Sowetow as head coach until 1996 and took third place in the championship with this team in 1989 and 1991. In the 1996/97 season he looked after the Russian national team as head coach before undergoing a brain tumor operation. He suffered a stroke in November 1997 and died on December 21, 1997 in Burdenko Military Hospital . He was buried in the Vagankovo ​​Cemetery in Moscow.

In 2007 he was posthumously honored with the IIHF Hall of Fame . As early as 1974 he was honored as an active player as Honored Master of Sports of the USSR , in 1988 as Honored Trainer of Sports of the USSR.

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