Post-game celebrations of this sort are weird… Scratch that, any type of celebration where players are mimicked to be shot by a firing squad is beyond weird. Check out the below video which features one of the more bizarre team rituals that I have ever seen in any sport. Oddly enough it happened in hockey and from our Russian friends.
A massive thanks to Puck Daddy for figuring out what the hell was actually going on here.
We’re not sure if this is an ongoing tradition for Kazzinc Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk, a Kazakhstani ice hockey team that plays in the Russian Major League and counts Evgeni Nabokov and Nik Antropov among its alumni. But here’s what went down after a recent victory, as the players lined up and allowed 24-year-old sniper (literally!) Yevgeni Rymarev to execute them with his hockey stick-turned-rifle.