February 3rd on 71-m to year of life died the Soviet and Russian hockey coach Valeri Postnikov, the official website of the club «metallurg» (Magnitogorsk).
Valery Postnikov was the goalkeeper of club «Vodnik» (Nizhny Novgorod), «Trud» (Sterlitamak) and «metallurg» (Magnitogorsk).
He was the head coach «the Metallurgist» (Magnitogorsk) in 1971-76, 1979-96 and 2007-08. It brought «Magnitka» from the area championship (champion, 1973) in the highest division of Russian hockey (1992).
In 1995 «the Metallurgist» became the bronze medalist of the championship of Russia. In 2008, he was with metallurg Magnitogorsk won the European Champions Cup.
Valery Postnikov has also coached the youth team of the Chelyabinsk «Tractor», was the head coach of Metallist (Petropavlovsk), «the Hammer-Prikamye» (Perm, Russia) and Tolyatti Lada.