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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on December 13th, 2015

Soviet Union National Team
World Ice Hockey Champions 1967
European Ice Hockey Champions 1967

Team Roster
Eduard Ivanov, Viktor Kuzkin, Veniamin Alexandrov, Oleg Zaytsev, Vladimir Vikulov, Alexander Yakushev, Viktor Yakushev, Viktor Polupanov, Alexander Almetov, Vyacheslav Starshinov, Valeri Nikitin, Anatoly Firsov.

Head Coach - Arkady Chernyshev
Coach - Anatoli Tarasov
Masseur - Grigory Avseenko

Эдуард Иванов, Виктор Кузькин, Вениамин Александров, Олег Зайцев, Владимир Викулов, Александр Якушев. Виктор Якушев, Виктор Полупанов, Александр Альметов, Вячеслав Старшинов, Валерий Никитин, Анатолий Фирсов

старший тренер - Аркадий Иванович Чернышев
Анатолий Владимирович Тарасов
массажист - Григорий Авсеенко

The 1967 World Ice Hockey Championships was the 34th edition of the Ice Hockey World Championships. The tournament was held in Vienna, Austria from March 18 to March 29, 1967. For the fifth straight year, the Soviet Union won the tournament. They won all their games claiming their seventh World championship, and eleventh European. The competition for the other medals was very close, with Sweden, Canada, and Czechoslovakia all being in contention until the end. Sweden defeated Canada on the final day to clinch a medal and claimed Silver when the Czechs lost to the Soviets in the final game. Canada claimed Bronze, losing out to Sweden on the head-to-head tie-breaker. The East Germans handily defeated the West this year, which was believed to have settled who would be relegated. However, starting in 1969, the top tier shrank to only six nations meaning that both German entries ended up being relegated. The tournament also featured an historic first, when Finland defeated Czechoslovakia.

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