This photo provided by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows Viacheslav “Slava” Fetisov, left, and Valeri Vasiliev raising trophies won by the Red Army team. The new documentary film, "Red Army," directed by Gabe Polsky, tells the story of the Soviet Union’s relationship with its famed national hockey team through the eyes of Fetisov, the Hall of Fame defenseman who later won two Stanley Cup titles with the Detroit Red Wings. The documentary opens in wider U.S. release on Friday, March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics).

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gabe Polsky wouldn’t stop pestering him, so Slava Fetisov grudgingly promised 15 minutes to the American making a documentary about the Soviet Union as reflected through its dominant Red Army hockey team.

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