Hockey fans appreciated Firsov’s professionalism that often helped him score eyebrow-raising goals, which was, for example, the case with one scored during the decisive match between the USSR and Canada at the 1968 Olympic Games in Grenoble. He managed to score a goal from a long distance without even looking at renowned Canadian keeper Seth Martin, who later piled praise on the professionalism of “that devilish Russian”.Here's the full story.
February 02, 2011
Russia Remembers Anatoli Firsov
Some nice memories here of a great Soviet hockey legend, Anatoli Firsov.