Hockey Museum to present Exhibition on Anatoly Tarasov’s Centennial At World Hockey Forum



On December 10, 2018, Russian hockey would mark hundred years of Anatoly Tarasov, the outstanding Russian coach. An exhibition dedicated to that remarkable date will be deployed in the framework of the Third World Hockey Forum (World Hockey Forum, hereinafter WHF-2018). The Hockey Museum will be the exhibition organizer. 

Anatoly Vladimirovich Tarasov had been one of the founders of the domestic School of hockey. He was behind many new, if not revolutionary, concepts of the game. With his active participation, Soviet national team won three Olympic gold medals (1964, 1968, and 1972) and nine World Champion titles (1963 – 1971). Tarasov’s innovative approach to training process greatly influenced the world hockey progress.

Great coach was the major promoter of the Soviet hockey tradition and an undisputed authority in international hockey community. In 1974, he became the first ever Russian indicted into the Toronto National Hockey Hall of Fame. Due to his tireless effort hockey became a mass sport while the Golden Puck, a nation wide children’s competition, his brainchild, produced many world hockey stars.


WHF will get together hockey, business and government representatives and also the experts of international hockey industry


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