Posts Tagged ‘ice hockey’

Boris Michailov a goal scorer and captain

Friday, July 31, 2009

The Qrodo 4.0 release is named after Boris Michailov a former Soviet ice hockey right winger. He started playing for Energy Saratov in 1962, but is obviosly most known from the CCCP national team and CSKA Moscow

Michailov played right wing on the top Soviet line of the 1970’s, along with left winger Valeri Charlamov and center Vladimir Petrov. In the Soviet national team, he played 14 seasons, most of them as captain. He scored over 200 goals with the national team. He led his team to the Olympic gold medal in 1972 and 1976, eight World Championships.

On September 17, 1974, Canadian Prime-Minister Pierre Trudeau dropped the puck for the ceremonial face off between Pat Stapleton, Team Canada, and Boris Mikhailov, Team USSR, marking the beginning of the ’74 Summit Series.