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Pavel Bure

President of the World Legends Hockey League, Meritorious Master of Sports of the USSR.

Trained at the CSKA sports school. Played 12 NHL seasons representing the “Vancouver Canucks”, “Florida Panthers”, and “New York Rangers”. Nicknamed “Russian Rocket” for the speed he showed on the skating rink.

Played internationally on behalf of the USSR and later – Russian national teams. While playing for the USSR national team, won gold in 1989 and silver – in 1990 and 1991 at the World Junior Championships. While playing for the main USSR national team, won gold in 1990 and bronze in 1991 at the World Championship. Following the disintegration of the USSR, played for the Russian national team and won silver at the 1998 Olympic Games and bronze – at the 2002 Olympic Games.