Our list of Russian NHL players contains some of the league's greatest hockey players ever. Some of the legendary Russian-born hockey players in this list include names like Alexei Kovalev, the Bure Brothers - Pavel Bure and Valeri Bure, and Sergei Zubov. Of course, the Detroit Red Wings famous Russian Five - Sergei Federov, Igor Larionov, Viacheslav Festiov, Vyacheslav Kozlov, and Vladimir Konstantinov - is included.We've also included some of the NHL's best players born in Russia who are currently active in the league, including Ilya Kovalchuk, Sergei Gonchar, Pavel Datsyuk, Ilya Bryzgalov, and the ageless wonder, Alexander Ovechkin. Vote below for your favorite Russian NHL players and if we missed someone, feel free to add them to the list so that other hockey fans can vote on them!
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Paul Phillippe added Vladimir Tarasenko Yaroslavl, Russia
Vladimir Andreyevich Tarasenko is a Russian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. Tarasenko has played for the Russian junior ...more
Paul Phillippe added Nikita Kucherov Maykop, Russia
Nikita Igorevich Kucherov is a Russian professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League.
Darius Kasparaitis Elektrėnai, Lithuania
Darius Kasparaitis is a retired Lithuanian professional ice hockey defenceman. He mainly played in the National Hockey League.