[The Guardian (blog)] - The other, perhaps more legitimate, grievance raised about this year's list of new Hall of Famers is that, once again, Pavel Bure (the Russian Rocket) isn't on it. Maybe that's what you get for finishing your career with the Panthers – that is
Nicknamed "The Russian Rocket" for his speed, Bure played for 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, the Florida Panthers and the New York Rangers. Trained in the Soviet Union, he played three seasons with the Central Red Army team before his NHL career.
Playing career: 1987– Position: Right wing
Weight: 191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)
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