Russian hockey coach Valery Belousov dies

Anne-Marie Sorvin / Reuters

Three-time Russian Championship winning coach Valery Belousov has passed away at the age of 66.

The former player cemented himself as a top coach in the Russian Super League and KHL, leading teams such as Metallurg Magnitogorsk and Avangard Omsk to championships, and owns a silver medal with Team Russia from the World Championship.

Belousov was also a three-time bronze medalist in the USSR championship, a USSR Cup finalist and the top scorer in the history of Chelyabinsk hockey.

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