Pavel Bure

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Pavel Vladimirovich Bure (Russian: Па́вел Влади́мирович Буре́, IPA: [ˈpavʲɪl bʊˈrɛ]; born March 31, 1971) is a Russian former professional ice hockey player who played the right wing position. Nicknamed "the Russian Rocket" for his speed, Bure played for 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, the Florida Panthers and the New York Rangers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pavel Bure has received more than 1,501,157 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Pavel Bure is the 39th most popular hockey player (down from 27th in 2019), the 1,812th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,453rd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Pavel Bure ranks 39 out of 358Before him are Bernie Geoffrion, Ernie Collett, Alexander Almetov, Oldřich Machač, Konstantin Loktev, and Mark Messier. After him are Mats Näslund, Viktor Zinger, Yuri Krylov, Bobby Clarke, Andrei Khomutov, and Saku Koivu.

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Among people born in 1971, Pavel Bure ranks 274Before him are Elvir Bolić, Sabri Lamouchi, Vadim Repin, Annabeth Gish, Darby Stanchfield, and Scott Grimes. After him are Mackenzie Crook, Tomoko Matsunaga, Anita Yuen, Gilberto Simoni, José Amavisca, and Rupert Sanders.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Pavel Bure ranks 1,812 out of 2,688Before him are Stanislav Stepashkin (1940), Anna Polina (1989), Viktor Kozin (1953), Jeanna Friske (1974), Alexander Gennadiyevich Zaitsev (1952), and Vera Komisova (1953). After him are Ksenia Sobchak (1981), Hilarion (1966), Aleksandr Tkachyov (1957), Yuri Krylov (1930), Aleksandr Gorshkov (1946), and Georgi Yartsev (1948).


Among hockey players born in Russia, Pavel Bure ranks 14Before him are Alexander Yakushev (1947), Vyacheslav Starshinov (1940), Alexei Kasatonov (1959), Veniamin Alexandrov (1937), Alexander Ovechkin (1985), and Konstantin Loktev (1933). After him are Yuri Krylov (1930), Andrei Khomutov (1961), Sergei Fedorov (1969), Eduard Ivanov (1938), Vladimir Vikulov (1946), and Pavel Datsyuk (1978).