Alexander Skvortsov (ice hockey)

Alexander Vikentyevich Skvortsov (Russian: Александр Викентьевич Скворцов) (August 28, 1954 – February 4, 2020)[1] was a Russian ice hockey player, who competed for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in the Olympic Games.[2]  Skvortsov scored 2 goals during the 1980 games en route to a silver medal, and scored 4 goals in the 1984 games as the Soviets won the gold. He was also a three-time world champion with the Soviet national team.[3]

Alexander Skvortsov
Born (1954-08-28)August 28, 1954
Gorky, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died February 4, 2020(2020-02-04) (aged 65)
Moscow, Russia
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Torpedo Gorky
National team  Soviet Union
Playing career 1975–1994
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 1984 Sarajevo Team
Silver medal – second place 1980 Lake Placid Team

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1972–73 Torpedo Gorky USSR 2 0 0 0 0
1973–74 Torpedo Gorky USSR 19 3 4 7 2
1974–75 Torpedo Gorky USSR 36 13 8 21 2
1975–76 Torpedo Gorky USSR 34 19 12 31 12
1976–77 Torpedo Gorky USSR 36 8 7 15 13
1977–78 Torpedo Gorky USSR 36 19 14 33 30
1978–79 Torpedo Gorky USSR 43 26 21 47 25
1979–80 Torpedo Gorky USSR 44 24 25 49 20
1980–81 Torpedo Gorky USSR 44 19 16 35 10
1981–82 Torpedo Gorky USSR 41 22 15 37 17
1982–83 Torpedo Gorky USSR 44 27 20 47 12
1983–84 Torpedo Gorky USSR 37 18 11 29 21
1984–85 Torpedo Gorky USSR 31 10 9 19 14
1985–86 Torpedo Gorky USSR 34 2 7 9 14
1986–87 Torpedo Gorky USSR 29 8 8 16 10
1987–88 Torpedo Gorky USSR 25 7 14 21 4
1988–89 Torpedo Gorky USSR 24 8 5 13 8
1989–90 Kärpät FIN II 22 20 40 60
1991–92 Kalix HF SWE III 19 16 29 45 6
1992–93 Kalix HF SWE III 24 16 36 52 12
1993–94 Kalix HF SWE III 23 20 35 55 8
USSR totals 559 233 196 429 214

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1976 Soviet Union CC 5 0 2 2 0
1979 Soviet Union WC 7 2 3 5 0
1980 Soviet Union OG 7 2 5 7 0
1981 Soviet Union WC 8 4 1 5 2
1981 Soviet Union CC 7 1 0 1 4
1983 Soviet Union WC 10 5 1 6 4
1984 Soviet Union OG 7 4 3 7 0
1984 Soviet Union CC 6 1 3 4 0
1985 Soviet Union WC 5 2 0 2 0
Senior totals 62 21 18 39 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gillen, Nancy (2020-02-04). "Russian "Miracle on Ice" player Skvortsov dies". www.insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2020-02-04.
  2. ^ http://www.globaldomainsnews.com/died-legendary-hockey-player-torpedo-and-the-ussr-national-team-alexander-skvortsov
  3. ^ "Aleksandr Skvortsov profile". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-01-27.