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Today we honor the contributions of soon-to-be Hall of Famer and three-time NHL leading goal scorer Pavel Bure.
In what many observers thought was an overdue move, the Hockey Hall of Fame's Selection Committee voted to induct former Panthers star forward Pavel Bure to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Bure will be inducted with Joe Sakic, Adam Oates and Mats Sundin.
Regardless of the way-cool vid above, Pavel Bure's lasting impression is one of brutal - almost embarrassing - domination in the offensive zone, whether outfitted in Canucks, Panthers, or Rangers...
Alyonka Larionov interviews "The Russian Rocket" Pavel Bure in sunny Florida (Fisher Island, Miami).
As far as I knew when I was growing up was that hockey was not an interest of mine. Ice hockey in Florida was a foreign concept, even stranger for a Latin American. I was into baseball and from...
Appearing on Vancouver’s Team 1040 AM Tuesday, (Valeri) Bure was asked about Pavel’s exclusion from the Hall of Fame and immediately attacked the Canucks and their president and general manager, saying it was "pathetic" that the Russian Rocket’s No. 10 did not hang in the Rogers Arena rafters.
Any that had the number 10 on it. As for which team's jersey in particular, it's difficult to say. When I was brought up through the CSKA system we were always taught that when you wear the jersey you represent that club, and you have to do everything for that club. The same goes when you play for your country. That's why I can't tell you what the favorite was. All of them — USSR, CSKA, Vancouver, Florida, Rangers, Russia — were dear on their own.