Alexander Yakushev

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Alexander Sergeyevich Yakushev (Russian: Александр Серге́евич Якушев) (born January 2, 1947) is a former ice hockey player and coach for the Soviet Union. Born in Moscow, Soviet Union, Alexander Yakushev is best known to North American hockey fans as one of the stars for the Soviet team that played Team Canada in the famous 1972 Summit Series. His style of play was atypical of his colleagues who were fast and skilled; he was often described as the equivalent of Canada's Phil Esposito. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Yakushev has received more than 67,118 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Yakushev is the 25th most popular hockey player, the 1,617th most popular biography from Russia and the 8th most popular Russian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Alexander Yakushev ranks 25 out of 358Before him are Jari Kurri, Viktor Konovalenko, Guy Lafleur, Jiří Holík, Teemu Selänne, and Howie Morenz. After him are Vyacheslav Starshinov, Alexei Kasatonov, Marcel Dionne, Veniamin Alexandrov, Alexander Ovechkin, and Art Ross.

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Among people born in 1947, Alexander Yakushev ranks 460Before him are Þorsteinn Pálsson, Heide Rosendahl, Bill Richardson, Bob Evans, Marinho Peres, and John Varley. After him are Richard Palmer-James, Peter Chen, Meredith Baxter, Dominique Baratelli, Kazuyoshi Hoshino, and Wolfgang Schwarz.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexander Yakushev ranks 1,617 out of 2,688Before him are Valeri Brainin (1948), Karen Shakhnazarov (1952), Natalia Molchanova (1962), Yuri Milner (1961), Vladislav Surkov (1964), and Oleg Menshikov (1960). After him are Yuri Baturin (1949), Gennadi Volnov (1939), Vyacheslav Starshinov (1940), Ivan Dmitriev (1760), Alexey Miller (1962), and Andrey Belousov (1959).


Among hockey players born in Russia, Alexander Yakushev ranks 8Before him are Valeri Kharlamov (1948), Vladislav Tretiak (1952), Viacheslav Fetisov (1958), Igor Larionov (1960), Sergei Makarov (1958), and Viktor Konovalenko (1938). After him are Vyacheslav Starshinov (1940), Alexei Kasatonov (1959), Veniamin Alexandrov (1937), Alexander Ovechkin (1985), Konstantin Loktev (1933), and Pavel Bure (1971).