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November 14, 1990 | STEVE SPRINGER
The Cold War might be over for the rest of the Soviet Union, but not for Vladimir Krutov. His battle, however, is with one small segment of the Western world--the National Hockey League in general and the Vancouver Canucks in particular. Krutov has become a hockey player frozen out of his own sport, a Russian living in self-imposed exile from the ice.
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April 30, 1989
Igor Larionov scored two goals as the Soviet Union's famed KLM line dominated for perhaps the last time in a 5-3 victory over Canada at Stockholm, to guarantee the Soviet Union its 21st world hockey championship. Afterward, a Soviet official said the line of Larionov, Vladimir Krutov and Sergei Makarov will be allowed to play in the National Hockey League next season. The Vancouver Canucks have the rights to Larionov and Krutov, and the Calgary Flames have the rights to Makarov.
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December 25, 1985 | CHRIS BAKER, Times Staff Writer
The Soviet Red Army hockey team landed in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve and went through an easy hour-long practice at the Forum before going to Westwood to watch a movie Tuesday night. The Kings had arranged for them to see "Out of Africa," but the Soviet players were holding out for "Rocky IV." The Soviets are scheduled to practice today at the Forum (the Kings have Christmas off) and they were pressuring the Kings to arrange a trip to Disneyland for this afternoon.
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November 14, 1990 | STEVE SPRINGER
The Cold War might be over for the rest of the Soviet Union, but not for Vladimir Krutov. His battle, however, is with one small segment of the Western world--the National Hockey League in general and the Vancouver Canucks in particular. Krutov has become a hockey player frozen out of his own sport, a Russian living in self-imposed exile from the ice.
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September 9, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Vladimir Krutov scored a goal and assisted on two others to lead the Soviet Union to a 4-2 win over Sweden Tuesday night and a berth in the final of the Canada Cup hockey tournament. Viacheslav Bykov, Igor Larionov and Sergei Makarov also scored for the Soviets, who await a Friday night date in Montreal with the winner of the Canada-Czechoslovakia semifinal tonight. Jonas Bergqvist and Peter Andersson scored Sweden's goals.
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August 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Sweden scored three goals in the first period, and Lars Karlsson scored the game-winner late in the second period to upset the Soviet Union, 5-3, in a Canada Cup hockey game Saturday night. Bengt Gustafsson, Tommy Albelin and Anders Carlsson scored for Sweden in the first period. The Soviet Union got goals from Valeri Kamensky in the first period and Vladimir Krutov and Andrei Khomutov in the second. Canada will play Finland at Hamilton today.
SPORTS
April 30, 1989
Igor Larionov scored two goals as the Soviet Union's famed KLM line dominated for perhaps the last time in a 5-3 victory over Canada at Stockholm, to guarantee the Soviet Union its 21st world hockey championship. Afterward, a Soviet official said the line of Larionov, Vladimir Krutov and Sergei Makarov will be allowed to play in the National Hockey League next season. The Vancouver Canucks have the rights to Larionov and Krutov, and the Calgary Flames have the rights to Makarov.
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December 25, 1985 | CHRIS BAKER, Times Staff Writer
The Soviet Red Army hockey team landed in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve and went through an easy hour-long practice at the Forum before going to Westwood to watch a movie Tuesday night. The Kings had arranged for them to see "Out of Africa," but the Soviet players were holding out for "Rocky IV." The Soviets are scheduled to practice today at the Forum (the Kings have Christmas off) and they were pressuring the Kings to arrange a trip to Disneyland for this afternoon.
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March 26, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The Soviet national hockey team will have to do without two of its longtime stars at the world championship. Both Igor Larionov and Vladimir Krutov of the Vancouver Canucks have been approached informally. After the Canucks tied the Winnipeg Jets 3-3 on Sunday night, Larionov said he won't be playing for his country. He said Sunday was his own personal deadline to be invited. "As of now I won't be playing," Larionov said. "If they ask me tomorrow it will be too late.
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September 6, 1989 | From Times wire services
Vladimir Krutov will be joining Central Red Army teammate Igor Lirianov in the National Hockey League with Vancouver this season, Canucks President Pat Quinn announced today. Speaking at the Canadian Embassy, Quinn said that the 29-year-old leftwing had signed a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. The signings of Krutov and Lirianov, who agreed to terms earlier this summer, give the Canucks two-thirds of the famous KLM line, one of the strongest Soviet offensive units.
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