Soviet head coach Viktor Tikhonov at the player bench during the 1985 IIHF World Championship in Prague. Sergei Guneyev / RIA Novosti
MOSCOW – One of international hockey’s most successful coaches of all time, Viktor Tikhonov, died this morning in a hospital in Moscow after long illness. He was 84. The funeral will take place in Moscow on Thursday.
With Tikhonov the international hockey family lost its most decorated...