Profession: Ice Hockey Great
Why Famous: Called "The Russian Rocket" for his blazing speed, he spent 12 seasons in the NHL where he scored 437 goals and 779 points in 702 career games.
- 2009-10-10 Ice hockey right winger Pavel Bure (38) weds model Alina Khasanova (23) in Moscow, Russia
- 1993-03-01 Pavel Bure scores twice to become the first player in Vancouver's 23 year history to record 50 goals in an NHL season as Canucks beat the Buffalo Sabres, 5-2 in Hamilton
- 1998-02-20 Vancouver Canucks' right wing Pavel Bure scores 5 goals for Russia in a 7-4 semi-final win over Finland at the Nagano Winter Olympics
- 2000-02-06 50th NHL All-Star Game, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON: World beats North America, 9-4; MVP: Pavel Bure, Florida Panthers, RW
- 2012-11-12 Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin, Pavel Bure and Adam Oates are inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame