Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/19/08 at 08:58 AM ET
A KK reader passed this along to me…
The “Amur Tigers” played a very unusual game - taking on a prisoners’ hockey team of Zaozernoe Prison (№13). Khabarovsk Alumni (Amur Tigers) players won the game 5-3.
The prisoners prepared the ice surface and the idea of playing this game belongs to the prison’s priest (Father Oleg) who also was on the Tigers’ roster.
One of those who took the face-off against murderers, rapists, robbers and assorted other social deviants was Alexander Mogilny.
View some great pictures a this site and note the site is in Russian. The blog belongs to a TV journalist who participated in the game, playing for the Tigers.
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