|5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
169 lb (77 kg)
|Born||April 20, 1949,|
|Pro Career||1967 – 1984|
1989 – 1990
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Silver||1980 Lake Placid||Team|
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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- Alexander Maltsev at Hockey CCCP International
- Alexander Maltsev's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Alexander Maltsev - player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
|Soviet Scoring Champion
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