Boris Mikhailov (ice hockey): biography, career. Head coach of HC "Metallurg" (Novokuznetsk), Boris Mikhailov
Boris Mikhailov is a legend of Russian hockey, a game which admired the whole country. This hockey player was a member of the most famous trio in the history of Soviet hockey - Mikhailov, Kharlamov, Petrov. He contributed greatly to the success of our national team in the international arena.
The first steps in the sport
Boris Mikhailov was born on October 6, 1944 in Moscow. Pretty soon he started playing with the boys in the yard in different sports. The country had just recovered after the war, so the younger generation did not have the conditions for a class hockey. Boris Mikhailov, started playing hockey at the usual box, and then enrolled in the section "Labor Reserves". It is in this team he has passed all his childhood. Mikhailov has always stood out among their peers. His talent was noticed by all hockey experts of the time.
Boris Mikhailov - hockey player, which all of our hockey fans in the first place associated with CSKA. But not everyone knows that before moving to this great club Boris first played hockey in the lower leagues. His first club was the Saratov "Vanguard". There he played for three seasons. This team from Saratov, was one of the outsiders of Division A. In one of the games saw Anatoly Mikhailov Kostryukov. This hockey expert has done a lot for the future of the Soviet hockey legends. It is thanks to him Mihaylov hit the undefeated CSKA. Nobody knows what would have been the fate of Boris, do not appear in his life Anatoliy Kostryukov.
Go to CSKA
Boris Mikhailov became CSKA player at the age of 23 years. The command at that time coached Tarasov. At first, he gave Mikhailov little playing time. But then, seeing the work and dedication of the hockey player, Tarasov began to regularly include it in the basic structure. It is through the work of Boris Mikhailov, a hockey player from ordinary young players has become a world hockey legend.
The legendary triple
Tarasov was able to collect the legendary three, which was famous all over the world. Company Mikhailov made a legend of Russian hockey, Valery Kharlamov, Vladimir Petrov and passer. The famous trio made its debut in a match against "Torpedo". Surprisingly in this game club CSKA lost 1: 0. But, despite this, Tarasov does not change anything. Rarely has anyone of them scored in the result of the solo passages. Kharlamov only due to their speed and dribbling alone could beat the opponent's defense.
As a rule, the goals were killed after a beautiful combination, against which she could not make even the legendary Canadian team. Partners have also become good friends in real life. In the life of Valery Kharlamov in 1976 was a tragedy. He had a car accident and he could not play hockey. Partners strongly supported his legendary teammate. But despite the absence of such a strong player, Mikhailov and Petrov continued to show good results.
Effect of Viktor Tikhonov on the situation in the team
Tikhonov loved the complete subjugation and have established stars like Kharlamov, Mikhailov and Petrov had an opinion about hockey. Also coming to the national team, Tikhonov immediately announced that the team will be the rejuvenation composition. Boris Mikhailov, regularly scoring goals in crucial games, and besides captain, does not enter into the composition of the team. Similarly, Tikhonov did with Petrov and Kharlamov.
Many criticized the decision the head coach, but the definition of composition of the team is its task. After that, Boris Mikhailov decided to complete its certainly successful career. In the championship of the USSR on the striker spent 572 games and scored 472 goals. This figure is the best in our hockey history.
The family of the famous athlete
Boris Mikhailov, the number of which is known to every hockey fan, was brought up in a difficult time for the country. His parents were ordinary workers. His father worked as a mechanic, and my mother - in one of the tobacco factories. The family lived modestly enough. From an early age to engage Mikhailov hockey boards are cut from the stick itself, which broke in a couple of workouts. It is now difficult to imagine the conditions in which then had to deal with future legends of the sport.
Boris met his wife Tatiana in a camp. In this family couple had two sons, who are just like his father, devoted their lives to hockey. One deals with coaching and the other played in the Russian Super League.
When you have finished playing hockey, Mikhailov decided to start a coaching career. The hockey player has a message for his players. Mikhailov spent many seasons at the elite level, so he knows how to beat the strong teams. At first, he started working with the youth teams. Boris could not at this level to achieve great victories, but hockey experts appreciated his work.
The first major club that in the past the legendary hockey player became CSKA Moscow. Then he was invited to coach the club SKA St. Petersburg. But the management was not satisfied with the results, which showed Mikhailova team, and he decided to leave the club. The next club coaching career Mikhailov was "HC Metallurg Novokuznetsk". In this club he spent two seasons. "HC Metallurg Novokuznetsk" was not a top-end Russian club championship. Therefore Mikhailov it was easier to realize their ideas, as opposed to the SKA, which from it once awaited results. Pressure hindered his work.
Boris Mikhailov during his long career became a multiple winner of the World Championship and the USSR championships, playing for the club CSKA. In the USSR team, he twice won the Olympic Games. At tournaments won back Mikhailova repeatedly recognized the best player in the team, twice as the best player of the championship, as well as several times he became the top scorer of the tournament. Mikhailov played the famous Cup of a call against the strongest team in Canada. For his service to the country, he has received numerous state awards.
The work in the coaching staff of the Russian team
Coach Boris Mikhailov began to work in the national team in 1992. His authority in hockey a positive effect on his subordinates. They have great respect took the material, this coach who has made tremendous progress in the international arena. At the World Championships in 1993, the coach with the team won the gold medal. Such good results in the international arena was the first in the history of the Russian national team. Following this success, our team for a long time could not achieve great victories.
In 2002, Mikhailov's team was one step away from winning the World Cup. But she suddenly lost in the final. At the world championships in 2005 and 2006, as well as at the Olympic Games in 2006, he worked as the coaching staff team. Coaching career of this specialist is not so successful as a player's career, however, he did much to raise the prestige of Russian hockey.
Biography Boris Mikhailov shows how much can be achieved thanks to the work and patience. He has for many years shown remarkable results. He dedicated his life to hockey. Mikhailov will remain forever in the history of Russian sports. "Legend Number 13" - is the name of this famous player.