Vladimir Putin scores seven goals in birthday hockey game (Video)

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Vladimir Putin scores seven goals in birthday hockey game (Video)
Vladimir Putin scores seven goals in birthday hockey game (Video)

Russian president Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday on Wednesday by pretty much attending a hockey fantasy camp. He was in Sochi celebrating with friends and famous Russian hockey players like Slava Fetisov, Pavel Bure, Alexander Mogilny and Valeri Kamensky.

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They played some shinny, and in a surprise Putin’s team won 15-10 with the Russian president scoring seven goals.

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And like every participant in youth sports these days, Putin was rewarded for his efforts.

From the AP: “Putin was given a trophy for his team's win at the end of the game and a medal for his contribution to hockey in Russia.”

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Earlier this month Putin teamed up with Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin in a game. Last year he recorded 11 points and the shootout winner in a post-inauguration game

At this point he has to have played himself into consideration for a roster spot on a KHL side.

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