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Sergei Mylnikov

Russian ice hockey player

Sergei Aleksandrovich Mylnikov (Russian: Сергей Александрович Мыльников, 6 October 1958 – 20 June 2017) was an Russian ice hockey goaltender and coach who competed in the Soviet Hockey League, National Hockey League, and the Swedish Division 2. He was born in Chelyabinsk, Russia.[1]

He mostly played for Traktor Chelyabinsk (1976–80, 1983–89), and also briefly for SKA Leningrad (1980–82), the Quebec Nordiques (1989–90), and Skedvi/Säter IF (1993–95). He was a member of the Soviet national team, winning a gold medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics and at the 1989 and 1990 IIHF World Championships.[2]

Mylnikov died in Moscow from heart failure on 20 June 2017 at the age of 58.[3]

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