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Alexander Maltsev
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
169 lb (77 kg)
Teams Dynamo Moscow
Nationality Flag of Soviet Union Soviet
Born (1949-04-20)April 20, 1949,
Kirovo-Chepetsk, U.S.S.R.
Pro Career 1967 – 1984
1989 – 1990
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold 1972 Sapporo Team
Gold 1976 Innsbruck Team
Silver 1980 Lake Placid Team

Aleksandr Nikolayevich Maltsev (born April 20, 1949 in Kirovo-Chepetsk is a retired Soviet ice hockey right winger.

Maltsev played for Dynamo Moscow in the Soviet League for 530 games from 1967 to 1984. A six-time Soviet all-star, he led the league in scoring in 1970-71 and tied with Valeri Kharlamov for MVP in 1971-72.

Maltsev was on the USSR team during the 1972 Olympics, 1976 Olympics, and 1980 Olympics, winning gold in 1972 and 1976 and silver in 1980. He was named the best forward at the IIHF World Championships three times, leading the tournament in goals once and total scoring twice. He made the world championship all-star team on five occasions. Maltsev's 213 career goals in international play were the most by any Soviet player.

Maltsev was awarded the Medal For Labour Heroism in 1972, the Order of the Badge of Honor in 1976 and the Order of the Red Banner of Labour in 1978.

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Preceded by
Anatoli Firsov
Soviet MVP
Succeeded by
Valeri Kharlamov
Preceded by
Vladimir Petrov
Soviet Scoring Champion
Succeeded by
Valeri Kharlamov

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