Swedish league player penalized for untying opponent's skates

There are many legal ways to try to get a competitive advantage in hockey.

And then there are some illegal ways that border on the hilarious and ridiculous. Take Oscar Milton of Almtuna IS from Allsvenskan (Sweden) who tried to untie his opponent’s skates off a neutral zone face off. He reportedly got a two-minute minor penalty.

His opponent seemed to take exception to the maneuver by slapping Milton’s skates.

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Milton is no stranger to making highlight reels. In 2010 when he was with Almtuna J20, he showed deft hands with this goal off the back of a goaltender’s mask in a game against Nacka of Stockholm.

Last season Milton had eight points in 52 games with Almtuna. Even if he didn't have a lot of points, he definitely seems to have a creative hockey mind.

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