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The KHL Skills Competition Solidifies Russia As The Weirdest Place On Earth

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The KHL held its annual All-Star skills competition this weekend and it further cemented the idea that Russia is the weirdest place on Earth.

Honestly, though. If you don’t believe me, here’s a GIF of winger Yegor Milovzorov wearing a fish hat made out of tin foil while executing the strangest shootout maneuver you’ve ever seen in your life:

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I’m not quite sure if sticking the puck in your mouth and diving head-first into the goal is a legal hockey move, but then again…it is Russia, where normal rules need not apply.

But we’re not done there.¬†Goalie Konstantin Barulin (awesome name) went sans jersey on his end of the ice and did his best to intimidate the opposing shooters:

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And it looks like even the mascots went a little overboard with the vodka before their game:

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And just in case you thought the fans in attendance were normal:

Never change, Russia.

[The Score via Last Angry Fan]