Pyotr Ilyich Vorobyov

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RussiaRussia  Pyotr Vorobyov Ice hockey player
Pyotr Vorobyov
Date of birth January 28, 1949
place of birth Moscow , Russian SFSR
position striker
Career stations
1967-1968 Dinamo Kiev
1968-1979 Dinamo Riga

Pyotr Ilyich Vorobjow ( Russian Пётр Ильич Воробьёв ; born January 28, 1949 in Moscow , Russian SFSR ) is a former Soviet - Russian ice hockey player and current - coach . His son Ilya Vorobyov was also a hockey player.


As a player of Dinamo Kiev , Pyotr Vorobjow began his career in the 1967/68 season. He later moved to league rivals Dinamo Riga . There he ended his playing career in 1979 and turned to work as an ice hockey coach. In total, he played 205 games in the Soviet elite class and scored 120 goals.

RussiaRussia  Pyotr Vorobyov
Coaching stations
1980-1982 Latvijas Bērzs
1982-1990 Dinamo Riga
1990-1993 HK Dynamo Moscow
1993-1996 Frankfurt Lions
1996-2001 Yaroslavl locomotive
2001-2006 HK Lada Tolyatti
2006 National team of Latvia
2006-2007 Chimik Moskovskaya Oblast
2007-2008 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
2008-2010 HK Lada Tolyatti
2010 Yaroslavl locomotive
2010-2011 Loko Yaroslavl
2011-2014 Yaroslavl locomotive
2015-2016 SKA-1946 Saint Petersburg
since 2016 SKA Neva Saint Petersburg

He began his coaching career in 1980 at Latvijas Bērzs , before he was assistant coach from 1982 to 1989 and head coach from 1989 to 1990 at Dinamo Riga. He then went to HK Dynamo Moscow , where he was assistant coach from 1990 to 1992 and head coach in the 1992/93 season. 1993 became Russian champions with the Moscow Association. From 1994 to 1996 he trained the Frankfurt Lions . In 1996 he was signed by Lokomotive Yaroslavl , where he stayed until 2001 and was again Russian champion in 1997. From 2001 to 2006 he was the head coach at HK Lada Tolyatti . In 2005 he won the runner-up and in 2006 the Continental Cup. In 2006 he took over the coaching position at Chimik Moskowskaja Oblast and also looked after the Latvian national team at the 2006 World Cup .

For the 2007/08 season he was signed by Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod . From 2008 to February 2010 he was again the head coach at HK Lada Tolyatti. Then he took over the head coach position in Yaroslavl again. In February 2014, he had to give up his position as head coach at Lokomotiv for health reasons.

In addition to his work as a club coach, he was also part of the coaching staff of the Russian Ice Hockey Association . He coached the junior national team at several world championships and won one gold, two silver and one bronze medal. He also took part in the 1993 World Cup and the 1998 Winter Olympics as an assistant coach to the men's team.

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Individual evidence

  1., Dave King takes over from 65-year-old Pyotr Vorobjow the post of head coach of the club from the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL)