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Vyacheslav “Slava” Kozlov

Born:May 3, 1972Draft:1990 Red Wings 45th Overall
Hometown:Voskresensk, RussiaPosition:Left Wing
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Soviet Union and RussiaCurrent Team:

Vyacheslav Anatolevich “Slava” Kozlov (born May 3, 1972) is a Russian former professional ice hockey left winger. Kozlov was a member of the Stanley Cup winning Detroit Red Wings teams of 1997 and 1998, and was also a member of the famed Russian Five. He also later played for the Buffalo Sabres and Atlanta Thrashers.

Slava Kozlov Detroit Red Wings
Slava Kozlov, Detroit Red Wings (Elsa Hasch /Allsport)

Vyacheslav Kozlov Statistics

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  • IIHF European Junior Championships Gold Medal (1989)
  • IIHF European Junior Championships Silver Medal (1990)
  • IIHF European Junior Championships Bronze Medal (1988)
  • IIHF U20 World Junior Championships Silver Medal (1990, 1991)
  • IIHFU20 World Championships Bronze Medal (1992)
  • Stanley Cup Winner (1997, 1998)
  • Gagarin Cup Winner (2011, 2012)