Died legendary hockey player

the Legendary striker hockey club “torpedo”, a three-time world champion and Olympic champion in the national team of the USSR Alexander Skvortsov passed away at the age of 65.

“Alexander Vikentyevich was one of those, thanks to whom the name of our city and our club became well known to the hockey world. For fifteen years he proudly represented the club and country on the world’s largest arenas,” reads the official website of “torpedo”.

At the age of 65 years passed away of the legendary striker, one of the greatest players in the history of the torpedo and the Soviet hockey, the Olympic champion, the triple world champion, member of the Board of our club Alexander Vikentyevich Skvortsov. https://t.co/5D36fJ2cto pic.twitter.com/Dwqk1Ii7eU

— HC Torpedo (@torpedonn) February 4, 2020

starlings – Olympic champion (1984), silver medalist (1980), three-time world champion (1979, 1981, 1983), four-time European champion (1979, 1981, 1983, 1985). In the championship of the USSR took part in 619 games, scored 255 goals.

At the end of playing career, Alexander Vikentyevich was a trainer in national and international clubs, passed on his experience to pupils torpedovtsy school and was a member of the Board of “torpedo”.