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Slava Fetisov and the Soviet Hockey Legacy

Slava Fetisov on coming of age as a phenom in The Soviet Union to breaking down the barrier for Russians in the NHL.

by VICE Sports
Jan 22 2015, 8:20pm

Slava Fetisov served as one of the cornerstones of the USSR's powerhouse hockey teams of the 1980's. In this VICE Sports exclusive he shares his experiences, from coming of age as a phenom in The Soviet Union to breaking down the barrier for Russians in the NHL. Slava is prominently featured in the new documentary Red Army.