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13/06/1997 Vladimir Konstantinov injured in car accident

Vladimir Konstantinov is a Russian-American retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings. His career was ended abruptly when the driver of his limousine lost control and hit a tree on the median of Woodward Avenue in Birmingham, Michigan, just six days after the Red Wings won the 1997 Stanley Cup. Konstantinov spent several weeks in a coma before finally pulling through.


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  • Limousine crash 

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  • International play