23 December 2014
Legendary USSR striker Vladimir Petrov re-elected President of the Golden Puck club
A report-election conference of the Golden Puck Club was held on December 19, in Sochi. It was attended by 36 regional representatives.
At this conference the issues of further development of the Club were discussed.
The Golden Puck Ice Hockey club turns 50 this year. The club was founded with the participation of a legendary coach Anatoliy Tarasov.
The legendary club has played a huge role in moral and physical education of millions of boys. Many of them became professional hockey players. Such famous players as Vladislav Tretyak, Alexander Maltsev, Sergei Makarov, Igor Larionov and many others were graduates of this club.
Today more than 150,000 young hockey players participate in the programs of the Golden Puck club named after Tarasov.
The current President of the Golden Puck Club Vladimir Petrov, the legendary striker, two-time Olympic champion and nine-time world champion, was re-elected at this report-election conference.
The Board of Trustees was also elected at this conference. Igor Kazikov, the Head of the ROC Department for the participation in the Olympic sporting events, along with the Deputy Sports Minister Yury Nagornykh and President of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation Vladislav Tretyak became the member of this Board of Trustees.