NHL: Phoenix 5, Anaheim 4 (SO)

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 12 (UPI) -- Viktor Tikhonov's goal in the fourth round of the shootout Saturday lifted the Phoenix Coyotes to a 5-4 win over Anaheim.

NHL: Phoenix 6, Dallas 5 (OT)

GLENDALE, Ariz., March 31 (UPI) -- Petr Prucha's power-play goal 53 seconds into overtime Monday gave the Phoenix Coyotes a 6-5 win over Dallas.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Vancouver 1

GLENDALE, Ariz., March 22 (UPI) -- Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 35-of-36 shots Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

NHL: Phoenix 6, Los Angeles 3

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Olli Jokinen's hat trick Saturday keyed the Phoenix Coyotes' 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Atlanta 3 (SO)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Daniel Carcillo's goal in the eighth round of the shootout Thursday night finally gave the Phoenix Coyotes a 4-3 win over Atlanta.

NHL: Phoenix 3, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Viktor Tikhonov scored with 2:32 remaining in the third period Wednesday, delivering Phoenix a 3-2 victory over Columbus.

NHL: Phoenix 4, San Jose 2

PHOENIX, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Olli Jokinen scored twice for the Phoenix Coyotes Sunday in a 4-2 come-from-behind win over the San Jose Sharks.

Ukraine congress doesn't discuss autonomy

SEVERDONETSK, Ukraine, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Ukraine's congress of deputies is discussing a new union of regions, not autonomy status for the southeast, a top official said Sunday.

Khabibulin to skip World Cup of Hockey

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Russia's chances of winning the World Cup of Hockey grew slimmer Wednesday when goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin announced he would not play in the tournament.

Russia replaces long time hockey coach

ZURICH, Switzerland, May 28 (UPI) -- The Russian national hockey team replaced legendary coach Viktor Tikhonov on Friday, naming Zinetula Bilyaletdinov to the position.

Sweden, USA record impressive wins

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Mats Sundin scored twice and Sweden used the large international ice surface to down Canada Friday night, 5-2, and demonstrate it could be in the running for it

Viktor Vasilevich Tikhonov (Russian: Виктор Васильевич Тихонов; born June 4, 1930) was a prominent Russian ice hockey player and coach. He was the coach of the Soviet team when it was the strongest in the world.

Viktor Tikhonov was born on June 4, 1930.

Tikhonov played as a defenceman with the VVS (Team of the Soviet Air Forces) and Dynamo Moscow. He scored 35 goals in 296 games in the Soviet elite hockey league from 1949 to 1963. As a player he won four gold medals of the Soviet national championship (three times with VVS (1951-1953) and once with Dynamo, 1954). He won the USSR Cup in 1952 as a member of VVS.

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