A native of Russian Inta began his career in 1985 in Yaroslavl “Torpedo”, but two years later he moved to Minsk “Dynamo”, in which he spent 190 matches and scored 39 goals over five seasons. In the NHL, Tsyplakov played for the Los Angeles Kings and Buffalo Sabers. In 2001, the striker returned from overseas and signed a contract with Ak Bars, with whom he received silver and bronze medals of the Russian Championship. In 2004, Tsyplakov moved to Moscow CSKA, and in 2005 ended his career as part of Minsk Yunost.
In the youth team of the USSR, a hockey player in 1989 won the gold of the world championship. With the national team of Belarus, he went to the world championship six times and twice to the Olympic Games.
As a coach, he worked as an assistant coach for the national and youth teams of Belarus and Minsk Dynamo, Omsk Avangard, Cherepovets Severstal, Chelyabinsk Tractor, led the junior and student teams of Belarus, Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik and Soligorsk Shakhtar.
Earlier it was reported that on December 14 at the 86th year of life, the Olympic champion of Melbourne-1956 in football Yuri Belyaev.