Eugeniy Zimin

Eugeniy Zimin

Hockey player
Date of Birth: 06.08.1947
Country: Russia

  1. Biography of Evgeny Zimin
  2. Early Career
  3. Achievements
  4. Statistics
  5. Later Career

Biography of Evgeny Zimin

Evgeny Vladimirovich Zimin, a renowned Russian ice hockey player, was born on August 6, 1947. He is a former forward and a deserving sports master.

Early Career

Zimin began his hockey career playing for "Lokomotiv" in Moscow from 1964 to 1965. He then joined "Spartak" in Moscow, where he played from 1965 to 1974. After that, he played for SKA MVO from 1974 to 1976 and "Krylya Sovetov" from 1976 to 1977.


Zimin achieved remarkable success during his playing career. He was a three-time champion of the USSR in 1967 and 1969, and a two-time winner of the USSR Cup in 1970 and 1971. He also won the World Championship in 1968, 1969, and 1971, as well as the European Championship in 1968 and 1969. In addition, Zimin was a silver medalist at the European Championship in 1971 and a two-time Olympic champion in 1968 and 1972.


Throughout his career, Zimin played a total of 315 games in the USSR championships, scoring 185 goals. He also represented his country in 19 matches at World Championships and Winter Olympic Games, scoring 7 goals.

Later Career

After retiring as a player, Zimin transitioned into coaching. He served as the head coach of "Spartak" during the 1984-1985 season. Zimin was also a recurring coach for the Russian national team "Zvezdy Rossii" at the "Spartak Cup" tournaments. Additionally, he gained recognition as the author of the first goal scored by Russian players against Canadian professionals in 1972.

Evgeny Zimin's contributions to the sport of ice hockey, both as a player and a coach, have left a significant impact on the Russian hockey scene. His achievements on the international stage have solidified his legacy as one of the greats in the sport.