Vladimir Krutov

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A picture taken in Cologne on May 22, 2010 shows Soviet ice hockey... News PhotoAward,Awards Ceremony,Cologne,Germany,Goalie,Hockey,Ice Hockey,Match - Sport,Most Valuable Player,North Rhine Westphalia,Russia,Semifinal Round,Sport,Vertical,Vladimir KrutovPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA picture taken in Cologne on May 22, 2010 shows Soviet ice hockey great Vladimir Krutov (R) awarding Russian goalkeeper Vassily Koshechkin an MVP prize for the semi-final match of the IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship between Germany and Russia. Former Soviet ice hockey great Vladimir Krutov, a two-time Olympic Games winner and repeated world champion, has died in a Moscow hospital, the Russian ice hockey federation reported on June 6, 2012. On June 3, 2012, Krutov, 52, was rushed into intensive care with an internal haemorrhage with medics failing to save him. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/GettyImages)