Pavel Vladimirovich Bure is a former Russian professional ice hockey player who plays on the right wing. Nicknamed "Russian Rocket" for his speed, Bure played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League with the Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers and New York Rangers. Trained in the Soviet Union, he played three seasons with the Red Army central team before his NHL career. Selected 113 overall in the 1989 NHL Draft by Vancouver, he started his NHL career in the 1991-92 season, and won the Calder Memorial Trophy as the tournament's top rookie before leading the NHL. on goals in 1993-94 and helping Canucks in the Stanley Cup Final in 1994. After seven seasons, Canucks distributed Bure to the Panthers, where he won two Rocket Richard trophies as scorer top in the league. Bure suffered a knee injury during his career, which resulted in him retiring in 2005 as a member of Rangers, even though he has not played since 2003 .
Russian-born Hall of Fame NHL winger who was known for his great speed and scoring ability. He led the league in goals three times during his career and was a seven-time All-Star selection.
At eleven years old, he was invited to practice with Wayne Gretzky and in 1989, he was drafted 113th overall by the Vancouver Canucks.
He was recognized as a 2012 inductee into the International Ice Hockey Federation.
After being linked romantically to Anna Kournikova, he wed Alina Khasanova in October of 2009. He has a son named Pavel Jr.
He played alongside Markus Naslund on the Canucks from 1995 to 1998.
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