Soviet defenseman Alfred Kuchevsky was one of the top Russian ice hockey stars of the 1950s. His Soviet teams won an Olympic gold medal in 1956 and a bronze in 1960.
At World Championships, Kuchevsky and the dominating Soviets were gold medallists
in 1954 and 1956, silver medallists in 1955 and 1958, and bronze finishers
in 1960. He and his teams also won European Championships 1954 thru 1956, 1958
Kuchevsky played his entire club career for Moscow Krylya Sovetov (1949-1961). A three-time Soviet Hockey League All-Star–1953, 1954, 1960, he was inducted into the Soviet and Russian Hall of Fame in 1954.